After all the leaks and rumors, Google launched the new Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 at an event in San Francisco, yesterday. Early Officials said that the next version of Pixel smartphones do come with a bunch of new upgrades such as a better camera, faster chipset, and come with new improved design. Let’s take a look at what all has changed from the original Pixel to the new Pixel 2.
Price And Specification
India will be one of the first few countries to receive the device. Pixel 2 will go on sale from November 1, Pixel XL 2 on the other hand will go on sale 15 days later for November 15. Pre-books will start from 26 October for both devices.
The price of the Pixel 2 in India will be Rs. 61,000 for the 64GB and Rs. 70,000 for the 128GB model. The Pixel 2 XL price will be Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB and Rs. 82,000
for the128GB storage model. Pixel 2 will be available in three different colors Just Black, Kinda Blue and Clearly White.
iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are already in the market with these price range which will give pretty much competition to the new flagship smartphones of Google.
Google Pixel 2 features a 5-inch full-HD display, while the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+, Both the displays are also come with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Neither of the handsets have the 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL has a 3520mAh battery. There is best camera sensors in the industry. Both the phones has 12.2-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilization, The front-facing 8-megapixel camera.
– The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 come with Active Edge feature, which allows a user to squeeze the phone to launch Google Assistant.
– Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 come with the e-SIM feature. This will be available only in regions where Google Fi is available.
– Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 have water and dust-proof body. They come with the IP67 rating.
– Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will get 3 years of Android software update. They also come with a new launcher that has Google search bar on the bottom of the screen.
– Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 has a glass and aluminum body. They have a fingerprint sensor at the back.