Finally, Google has launched the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on the 4th of October 2017 and the design is really breaking the internet, everyone seems to love the new phone from Google.
On a very important notice, the Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL comes with water resistance & special dual-pixel Camera and according to the rumors which turns out to be true, the Pixel 2 is manufactured by HTC and the 2 XL is manufactured by LG.
And also, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is not a perfectly edge-to-edge look, but there are just the trimmest of bezels at the top and bottom of the screen.
There are some specifications that are spotted on the both phones meanwhile, there are also some difference. Below are the difference and similarities in specifications.
Table of Interest
Pixel 2 Key Features
*. Battery: 2700mAh
*. Screen: 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 AMOLED, 95 percent DCI-P3 coverage, 100,000:1 contrast ratio
*. Size: 5.7 x 2.7 x 0.3 inches
*. Weight: 143 grams
Pixel 2 XL Key Features
*. Battery: 3520mAh
*. Screen: 6-inch, 2880 x 1440 pOLED, 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage, 100,000:1 contrast ratio
*. Size: 6.2 x 3.0 x 0.3 inches
*. Weight: 175 grams
Pixels 2 & 2 XL Similarities
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
*. Memory: 4GB RAM
*. Storage: 64GB or 128GB
*. Rear camera: 12.2MP, 1.4μm pixels, Autofocus with laser and dual-pixel phase detection, Optical and electronic image stabilization, f/1.8 aperture lens
*. Front camera: 8MP, 1.4μm pixels, f/2.4 aperture lens, fixed focus
*. Video: 1080p at 30, 60, or 120 fps on rear camera
*. “Active Edge” squeezable sides
*. USB-C, no wireless charging
*. No headphone jack
*. Bluetooth 5.0
*. 18W power adapter and USB-C headphone dongle in box
Design and Display
On design aspect, the Pixels features a metal design and glass backs but a rather but then Pixel 2 has a more grippy metal surface.
And like the HTC’s U11, both of the Pixels comes with Active Edge which means that which means you can squeeze their sides to trigger certain actions.
They also comes with a stereo speakers which is awesome than the last year single speaker. The Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 AMOLED, 95 percent DCI-P3 coverage, 100,000:1 contrast ratio
While, the Pixel 2 XL arrives with a 6-inch, 2880 x 1440 pOLED, 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage, 100,000:1 contrast ratio, both of them feature difference size, weight and resolutions.
Performance and Storage
Meanwhile, both phones have Snapdragon 835 processors, 4GB of RAM, and an option for 64GB or 128GB of storage.
Snapdragon 835 hopefully brings to the table is their improved battery life, thanks to something like 25 percent better efficiency.
Am not a bad news announcer but I would like you to know that we have lost the Headphone Jack for the new Google Phones! And well, thanks to Google Pixels Buds, it is not fully wireless.
And on the camera aspect, they each have front-facing stereo speakers and OLED displays, though the smaller Pixel has a 1080p resolution (for a density of 441 PPI) and the larger version has a 2880 x 1440 resolution (for an even denser 538 PPI).
Both phones have a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization — an improvement over last year’s f/2.0 lens and electronic image stabilization.
And on the front facing camera, we have the 8-megapixel front-facing camera for taking some cool selfies.
Google “dual-pixel sensor,” which means that the pixels are a little bit smaller this year (1.4μm instead of last year’s 1.55μm).
Price and Availability
The Pixel 2 is priced at $649 for 64GB of storage and $749 for 128GB. Meanwhile, the Pixel 2 XL will be offered in just two colors, black and white, and it is being priced at $849 for 64GB and go up to $949 for 128GB. Both are supposed to begin shipping by October 17th to 19th.
Article Before the Launch
On a very special day of my Life, Google is planning on launching another Pixel Smartphones powered on Android OS that Steve Jobs of Apple plans on rendering lifeless even to this death.
Well, there are some history concerning Jobs and Android but the recently launched iPhone series with the A11 Chip,virtually have everything stocked in!
If you could recall, the Pixel and Pixel XL, arrived on the 4th of October 2016, which is of course, the first phones to be officially branded as out-and-out Google phones.
And a year later, on the 4th of October 2017, Google is rumored to launched the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Smartphone at the event. Can’t wait for the event! (Probably, two event would be live that day)
Google Pixel vs 2017 Pixel XL vs Pixel XL
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— Benjamin Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) July 12, 2017
The last year Pixel were made by HTC Phones and 2017 Pixels are rumored to be produced by LG and when you hear LG, it is definitely LG’s!
LG is making the Pixel 2 XL, a handset that’s supposed to deliver the all-screen smartphone experience you may be expecting from a 2017 Pixel creation.
On the HTC Pixel 2, we are looking at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chip that powers most of this year’s high-end Android handset. It’ll also ship with HTC’s Edge Sense feature that turns the edges of the phone into pressure-sensitive buttons.
Meanwhile, Google has sent out official press invites for its event, which will begin at 9AM PT / 12PM ET in San Francisco on October 4th.