Google Pixel 2 XL – A Quick Detail

Google has never disappointed us with its launches of new smartphones as each smartphone displays a new set of innovative features. The phones by Google are like mini sized supercomputers equipped with a smart assistant, connecting us to the world of Internet and making things easier for us. Just like the Google Pixel, the GooglePixel 2 XL comes with a fantastic camera, outstanding performance, better software experience, and the famous Pixel-exclusive Google Assistant.

Google Pixel 2 XL specs:

The Pixel 2 XL comes with its 6.0-inch 2,880 x 1,440 P-OLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.  The 2 XL has slimmer bezels around its screen and an exciting 77.42% screen to body ratio.

Design and Body

Pixel 2 XL has a flawless aluminium body with the glass panel on the top of the device. The glass is shorter and doesn’t cover the fingerprint sensor, moreover, the camera sensor on the back is bigger this time. There is a “G” logo at the bottom of the back, with the power and volume buttons on the right side. Mind you the glass is the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and is, of course, scratch resistant.

Battery

Pixel 2 XL has a durable and long battery life which means that you don’t have to dread a dying phone in the mid of the day. It sports a 3,520 mAh cell but is irreplaceable by the user.

Processor and Storage

It features an octa-core 2.35 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, an Adreno 540 GPU, and 4 GB of RAM. It has a built-in storage of 128 GB models.

Always-On Display

It has the latest Pixels’ Always-On Display’ that allows you to listen to audio playing around and gets the song information for you without unlocking.  That’s the magic of the Google Assistant.

It can take a splash

One of the biggest news is that Pixel 2 XL comes with waterproofing. The Google Pixel 2 XL comes with water- and dust-resistance ratings of IP67, thus it can survive in up to 1 meter of fresh water for up to 30 minutes at a time.

It’s Squeezable

The new Google Pixel 2 XL has squeezable sides. It has HTC’s Edge Sense called Active Edge which allows you to squeeze the sides of the Pixel phone to quickly launch the Google Assistant.

Appearance and Colors

The Pixel 2 XL colour options are Black and Black & White. These are the most common and classy colours in which smartphones are available. However, we think there should have been some neons this time to add to the buzz of this phone maybe?

How to Pre-order Google Pixel 2 XL?

You can pre-orders the Google Pixel 2 XL soon as the shipping date is set for October 19. The 64 GB Pixel 2 XL costs $849 and $949 for the 128 GB variant. As an added bonus, the Pixel 2 XL will come with a free Google Home Mini for a limited time. Verison will be the only carrier selling the new Pixels in-store and online.

So this is the new Google Pixel 2 XL in a nutshell. Let us know your thoughts and if you are buying Pixel 2 XL? We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Abdullah Akbar

Abdullah Akbar Shafi is currently doing Software Engineering And he writes on Gadgets and Technology as his interest.
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