Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL: Specs and Price Full details

Google Pixel 2 price in India starts from Rs. 61,000; 
Google Pixel 2 XL price in India starts at Rs. 73,000; 
Both go up for pre-orders on October 26

Pixel 2 price in India, along with that of its bigger sibling Pixel 2 XL, has been announced by Google soon after the launch event concluded. At Rs. 61,000 price in India, Pixel 2 is positioned slightly lower than the base variant of iPhone 8 (Rs. 64,000), while the Pixel 2 XL costs Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB storage option, again lower than the Rs. 77,000 price tag of iPhone 8 Plus. The 128GB variants of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are priced in India at Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 82,000, respectively.

While the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be available from over 1,000 offline stores in the country, they will be exclusively available online via Flipkart. The smartphones will be up for pre-orders in India on October 26 – the former goes on sale on November 1 and the latter on November 15. Apart from the iPhone 8 models, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will compete against the likes of iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Google Pixel 2 specifications, features

The Pixel 2 features a 5-inch Cinematic 127-mm full-HD (1080×1920) display, while the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+ (2880 x 1440) P-OLED at 538ppi with 18:9 ratio. Both the displays also come equipped with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Neither of the handsets has the 3.5mm headphone jack, so there is that you should keep in mind before you place the order. It wasn’t immediately clear how soon customers in India will be able to place an order for either of the smartphones.

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. The handsets come in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL has a 3520mAh battery. On the photography front, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL offer the industry-best camera sensors. Both the phones house a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilization. The front-facing 8-megapixel camera has an aperture of f/2.4.

NETWORK

TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

LAUNCH

Announced2017, October
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2017, October

BODY

Dimensions145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm (5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight143 g (5.04 oz)
SIMNano-SIM & electronic SIM card (e-SIM)
– IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

DISPLAY

TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches (~67.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
– Always-on display
– 95% DCI-P3 coverage

PLATFORM

OSAndroid 8.0
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540

MEMORY

Card slotNo
Internal64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM

CAMERA

Primary12.2 MP, f/1.8, OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
Secondary8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p

SOUND

Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackNo
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
– Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor

BATTERY

Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery

MISC

ColorsKinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White
PriceAbout 800 EUR

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