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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Specs, pricing, where to buy

Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, a follow-up devices to last year’s Pixel smartphones.

The Google phone’s Pixel 2 price starts $649 for a version with 64 gigabytes of storage and $749 for a 128GB storage. It comes in color options Black, White and Blue. While the larger, Pixel 2 XL version goes for $849 for 64GB and to $949 for 128GB capacities.

As for the general specs, the two phones both have the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, coupled with 4GB RAMs. The display ranges from 5-inch with full HD resolution (1920×1080) for Pixel 2 to 6-inch with quad HD (2880×1440) resolution for the Pixel 2 XL and both are protected with Gorilla Glass 5 technology. For the camera, both are equipped with the standard 12 and 8 megapixels for rear and front plus sensor technology in a form of micrometer (μm) pixels (1.4μm).

Google Pixel 2 Pixel 2 XL

On the front of each phone, there’s also a pair of speaker grills above and below the screen. The phones also comes with a new set of earbuds called Pixel Buds, that bring touch controls, Google Assistant, and a pocket-sized charging case. Pixel 2 and 2 XL also have pressure-sensitive sides that can be squeezed to launch Google Assistant.

SpecsPixel 2Pixel 2 XL
Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 Oreo with Google UIAndroid 8.0 Oreo with Google UI
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM4GB4GB
Display5-inch 1920x1080
AMOLED
Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D glass, 441ppi
95% DCI-P3 color space
6-inch 2880x1440
pOLED
Gorilla Glass 5
3D glass, 538ppi
100% DCI-P3 color space
Rear Camera12.2MP f/1.8
1.4μm pixels
OIS, EIS
PDAF, LDAF
12.2MP f/1.8
1.4μm pixels
OIS, EIS
PDAF, LDAF
Front Camera8MP, 1.4μm pixels
f/2.4, fixed focus
8MP, 1.4μm pixels
f/2.4, fixed focus
Video Capture4K @30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @240fps4K @30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @240fps
Battery2700 mAh
Non-removable
3520 mAh
Non-removable
ChargingUSB-PD, 18W rapid ChargingUSB-PD, 18W rapid Charging
ConnectivityUSB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0
Fingerprint SensorYes, on rearYes, on rear
Storage64 / 128GB64 / 128GB
Water ResistanceYes, IP67Yes, IP67
Dimensions145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight143 g175 g
ColorsKinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly WhiteBlack & White, Just Black


Where to buy the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL?

For the availability of both phones, they’re up now for preorder unlocked through Google Store. And as we previously posted, PH might be one of the new countries that will be supported by Google Store.

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