Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL launched: Price, features, specs, release date

Google has launched Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphone in an event today at San Francisco. Both the smartphone have similar specs and features except their size

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Months after Apple introduced iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, the search giant Google has launched Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphone in an event today at San Francisco. Both the smartphone are available in three colours – blue, black and white. They have similar specs and features except their sizes. Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch screen, while Pixe 2 XL is 6-inch smartphone. In the US market their price start at $649 (roughly Rs. 42,235) for Pixel 2, and $849 (approximately Rs. 55,250) for Pixel 2 XL.

Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL Specs

On the front Pixel 2 has a 5-inch cinematic 127-mm full-HD (1080×1920) display, while the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+ (2880 x 1440) P-OLED at 538ppi with 18:9 ratio. Both the displays are protected by 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Both the smartphone offers stunning visual experience.

Both Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL runs on Android 8.0.0 Oreo and they are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone comes in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL has a 3520mAh battery.

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In camera segment, Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL has best to offer. On the stage, Google executives Aparna Chennapragada and Rick Osterloh in details the functionality of the photography section. Not only the camera section but most of the other section of the newly launched device has been improved and made more intent based due to close integration of Google Assistance.

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL comes with a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilisation. The front facing 8-megapixel camera has an aperture of f/2.4. Google informed that DxOMark has given the new camera on Pixel 2 a score of 98.

Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL release date

Google announced that the newly launched smartphone will be available for sale in Australia, Canada, Germany, India, UK, US.

In India, Pixel 2 has been priced at Rs 61,000 for 64GB variant and Rs 70,000 for the 128GB. While the Pixel 2 XL 64GB variant would be available Rs. 73,000 and 128GB variants for Rs. 82,000 respectively.

Google informed that the phone will be available over 1000 offline stores and exclusively on Flipkart. The pre-booking will start from October 26 for both the device. While the Google Pixel 2 will be available in store on November 1 and Pixel 2 XL on November 15.

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