Thursday, October 5, 2017

[Official] Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL Announced With IP67 , Dual Pixel Camera And More

 

The day has come when Google releases their new phones.After weeks and months of hype and leaks, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL from Google are now official.





For the Pixel 2, specs include a 5″ AMOLED FHD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB of built-in storage, 2700mAh battery, 12.2MP rear-facing camera, and Android 8.0 “Oreo” out of the box.

As for the Pixel 2 XL, you will find a 6″ pOLED QHD+ display (18:9), Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB of built-in storage, 3520mAh battery, 12.2MP rear-facing camera, and the same Android 8.0 “Oreo” OS.

Google says, both the phones will have features like Active Edge squeezing for Google Assistant, the same camera experience (which DxOMark just ranked at 98 as the highest rated smartphone camera), Always On display software, and much more.

Google also announced that these devices will receive major software updates for 3 years. So, yeah, that means these phones should receive Android R at some point.

For pricing, the Pixel 2 starts at $649 (64GB) and ships on October 17. According to the Google Store, the Pixel 2 XL will begin shipping in 5-6 weeks, starting at $849. Pre-orders are up today.


For a limited time, every purchase of a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL will include a Google Home Mini.