Google showcased its latest smartphone in the Pixel series, Google Pixel 2 XL at an event in San Francisco. The mobile packs a massive 6-inch Quad HD+ OLED Fullscreen display at an aspect ratio of 18:9, is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs on Android Oreo out of the box.
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There is 12.2-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Dual Pixel and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The camera can be used to take great portrait photos with good background blurs using the new motion photos feature in addition to the back and front cameras. You will also be able to take a few seconds of video shot while capturing the new motion photos feature. It supports unlimited full resolution videos and photos.
The mobile also features a fingerprint sensor on the back side which is an Aluminium unibody with Hybrid coating and has Active Edge to launch Google Assistant very quickly.
Let us now have a detailed look at its specifications.
Google Pixel 2 XL Specifications
The smartphone sports a 6-inch Quad HD+ pOLED display at a resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 100000:1 super contrast ratio and 100% DCI-P3 coverage.
It has Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box.
The device comes with 4 GB DDR4X RAM and 64 GB / 128 GB internal storage variants with an internal memory that can be expanded to 256 GB using the microSD card.
It has a 12.2MP rear camera with LED flash, OIS, EIS, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, laser + dual pixel phase detection, 4K video recording, and 8MP front camera, f/2.4 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size.
Connectivity and Sensors
The mobile is equipped with fingerprint sensor besides supporting 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
The smartphone packs 3520 mAh battery and weighs 175 grams with 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9mm size measurements.
Pixel 2 XL is Water and Dust resistant (IP67) besides sporting Stereo front-firing speakers.
Price and availability
The Google Pixel 2 XL will be available in White, Black and Just Black colors at a price of $849 and $949 for the 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants respectively. The mobile will be released first in Australia, Germany, Canada, India, UK and U.S. and will be released later in Italy, Singapore, and Spain in this year.
Pixel 2 XL is priced at Rs 73,000 and Rs 82,000 for the 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants respectively. It will be available from November 15 in the country and the pre-orders will begin on October 26.
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