Google Pixel 2 with Android Oreo announced

As expected, the Google showcased its latest smartphone, Google Pixel 2 in the Pixel series at an event in San Francisco. The mobile comes with 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, powered by Octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor and runs on Android Oreo out of the box.

Pixel 2 features 12.2-megapixel primary camera with LED Flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Dual Pixel and 8-megapixel front camera. You will be able to take portrait shots with great background blurs using both the front as well as back cameras. There is also a new feature which will let you capture a video for a few seconds while capturing photos. It also supports unlimited full resolution videos and photos.

There is a fingerprint sensor on the back which boasts an Aluminium unibody with hybrid coating and has Active Edge to launch Google Assistant quickly.

Let us have a detailed look at the specifications of Google Pixel 2.

Google Pixel 2 Specifications


The smartphone sports a 5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels besides 95 % DCI-P2 coverage, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 100000:1 super contrast ratio.


It is powered by 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 RAM DDR4X RAM and 64 GB / 128 GB internal storage 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.
  • There is also an 8MP front camera, f/2.4 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size.
Google Pixel 2
In the Image: Google Pixel 2

Connectivity and Sensors

The device is equipped with a fingerprint sensor on board to provide an extra layer of security 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 mobile packs 2700 mAh battery and weighs 143 grams with 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm size measurements.

Price and availability

  • Google Pixel 2 will be available in Clearly White, Just Black and Kinda Blue colors at a price of $649 and $749 for the 64 GB and 128 GB versions respectively. The mobile will be available first in US, UK, India, Canada, Germany, and Australia in the beginning. It will be released later in Italy, Singapore, and Spain later in this year.
  • Google Pixel 2 will be available at Rs 61000 and Rs 70000 for the 64 GB and 128 GB versions respectively via Flipkart and other retail stores from November 1. Its pre-orders will begin on October 26.

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