Google has finally launched the most awaited phones of the year. This may be the last flagship devices launch of 2017. Google’s CEO has announced the launch of Pixel 2 devices along with Google Home Max, Google Mini smart speakers, and Google Pixel Book convertible laptop. These Pixel phones are the second generation devices from Google. The audience received the Pixel 2 devices with loud cheers. The company has released 2 separate devices the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. Google is hopeful that these devices will prove good competitors of iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhoneX, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and LG V30.
Here, it is important to mention that the preorders for the devices have started with the launch event. The shipping will start on 19th October for Pixel 2 and 15th November for Pixel 2 XL. The company has also disclosed the price tags of the devices. The devices will be available in the 64GB variant and the 128GB variant. The price tag of Pixel 2 devices is $649 and the price tag of Pixel 2XL devices is $849.
The detailed specifications of the devices show that Google Pixel 2 is a smaller variant than Google Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch display as compared to Pixel 2XL with a 6-inch display. Both the devices feature OLED display panels for better contrast ratios. The resolution of Pixel 2 is HD while Pixel 2 XL has a QHD resolution. Inside the hood, there is an Octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC. There are four 2.35GHz cores and four 1.9GHz cores. The RAM is 4GB in all the variants. The devices may either have 64GB or 128GB of internal memory. The company is also offering unlimited Google storage for photos and videos.
Google Pixel 2 has a 12.2 MP camera at the back. The front camera has an 8MP sensor. The front camera also has certain features like portrait selfies, bokeh effects, and Optical Image Stabilization, EIS, and Motion photos. This means that the device will prove a good selfie phone also.
Google Pixel 2 will be available in Black, Clear White, and Kinda Blue colors. The connectivity features include USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, Stereo Speakers, dual-band WIFI, GPS, GLONASS, and NFC. On the back, there is a 2700mAh battery.
The device will be available in Australia, Canada, Germany, India, UK, and the US in the first phase.