Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL ( 64GB)



Quick Specs:

  •  Google Pixel 2 XL


Pixel, a google masterpiece, which kicked off in 2016, claimed to be the best android phone in the market in the recent times. Bitterly, it showered allegations that it is a doppelganger of Apple's iPhone.  Brushing off the allegations, it has now come up with scintillating models, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

HTC and LG turned out to be the technical manufacturers of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL respectively.Google, as it asserts to be the backbone of the design in both the models, it officially made its byline, 'Made by Google'.

 Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Design and Display

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL specifications offer almost alike features and they left us with few diversifying and beguiling features for comparison. Both the models are made up of nice-matte aluminum in the back with the fingerprint sensor and protected with corning gorilla glass in the front and so, not susceptible to phone scratches. Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and on the other hand, Pixel 2 XL sports a larger display, 6-inch with no change in the aspect ratio as of the predecessor.

Pixel 2 Xl comes with minimal bezels compared to Pixel 2. Overall, the design is good and sleek. And, the phone isn't slippery and has a good grip over our palms.

 Model

Pixel 2

Pixel 2 XL

Screen Size

5-inch display

6- inch display

Shape

Rectangular

Rectangular

Dimensions

 H: 145.7 mm (5.74 in)
W: 69.7 mm (2.74 in)
D: 7.8 mm (0.31 in)

H: 157.9 mm (6.22 in)
W: 76.7 mm (3.02 in)
D: 7.9 mm (0.31 in)

 

Resolution

1920x1080

2880x1440

Weight

143g

175g

Touch

Multi-touch

Multi-touch

 

Google Pixel 2 Specs

 

Rear and Front Camera

  Keeping up the rat's race, Pixel 2 and Pixel2 Xl camera is making rounds. Though it can't furnish well as the selfie experts like Vivo and Oppo, but it can convince you with its subtle features. As said earlier, being alleged to be identical as iPhone, it has attained one of the best iPhone features, 'Live Photos Feature' , which makes a 3-second motion photos in a jiffy.  

 For the matter of fact, we can say that the camera shot by iPhone is better than Pixel phones as the former offer dual lens camera and the latter is lacking this feature. The editing modes in the camera offer a good shot but not extraordinary.

The rear camera of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL comes with a 12.2 MP with phase-detection autofocus and laser autofocus offering a 720 P HD. The front camera comes with a 8 MP. The pixel sizes too are identical with 1.4 m pixel size. It also offers you the unlimited full resolution photo and the video storage can be done via google photos same as the predecessors.

 

Pixel 2

Pixel 2 XL

Rear Camera

12.2 MP (HDR + Processing)

12.2 MP (HDR + Processing)

Front Camera

8 MP

8MP

 So, the camera features in both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL offer similar features. On the whole, they offer a good picture quality as every phone offers.

 Insights

· Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL runs on Android 8.0 'Oreo' with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.

· Out of the previous models, these both models offer a search bar beneath the app icons.

· They have a storage of 64GB or 128 GB devoid of expandable storage. It also comes with a 4GB RAM.

· Front-Facing speakers, USB-C connectivity are some feature to look onto.

· To activate google assistant, a new feature called Active Edge is served at its best.

· One disappointing feature of both phones are that they don't possess headphone jack. And, Google is striving hard to bring out its own wireless headphones.

· The coolest feature of both the phones are that they are water-proof and dust-resistant phones.

· However, the panel quality of Pixel 2 XL is little less compared to the other models.

· Fingerprint sensor in both the phones are little sluggish and it doesn't seem to be better than face lock.

· Though both the phones serve traditional nano sims, there is an interesting technology imbibed in it called e-sim (Electronic sim). A great deal of appreciation for this as this is the first smartphone to come up with this feature.

· Pixel 2 offers a battery capacity of 2700 mAH and whereas, Pixel 2 XL offers 3520 mAH which is better compared to the former.

 

Pixel 2

Pixel 2 XL

Operating System

Android 8.0 Oreo

Android 8.0 Oreo

Processor

Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)

Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)

Storage

64 GB

64 GB

RAM

4 GB

4GB

Battery Capacity

2700 mAH

3520 mAH

Colours

Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White

Black and White

Market Price

Rs 58,999

Rs 73,000

 

Bottom- Line:

    The two models stand out to be alike in varied kinds. However, Pixel 2 is considered to be the best android phone compared to Pixel 2 XL. Though, little expensive as iPhone, it can stand out to the best that it offers to be.  A slight variation between them can't mitigate the google's standards. All in all, not being rigid towards Pixel 2 XL, they both can be termed as in-demand phones after iPhone.

Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL 64 Full Specifications

General
Brand Google
Model Name Google Pixel
Model ID Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL
Release Date
OS Android Oreo 8.0
Body
Weight 143g & 175g
Dimensions
Network
2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM
Display
Type
Size Pixel 2: 5" & Pixel 2 XL: 6"
Screen Protection
Touch Yes
Sound
Speakers
3.5MM Jack
Alert Types
Noise Cancellation
Mic
Camera
Primary 12.2MP
Secondary 8MP
Video
Features
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi YES
GPS YES
Edge
3G Yes
WLAN YES
Bluetooth YES
NFC
Infrared
USB
Speed
Memory
Internal Storage 4GB
External Storage 64GB
Memory Slot
Features
Chipset
CPU
Graphics
Sensors
Browser
Messaging
Radio
GPS
Java
Others
Battery
Battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Colors
Colours
Warranty
Warranty

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