Google Pixel 2, Features, Price, Rumors, Release Date

Google Pixel 2 is the second phone from Google which is smarter and simple. It is expected to release on October 19th. Piel 2 is the smaller version of Google Pixel 2 XL. Google announced about these two smartphones in an event in San Francisco. You will have to wait till November 15th to buy the larger phone Pixel 2 XL. Here we are gonna know more about Pixel 2 in detail.

Key Features:

  • Android 8.0 Oreo 
  • 4GB RAM 
  • 128GB/64GB/32GB storage 
  • Snapdragon 835
  • 5 – Inch 1080p display 
  • USB – C
  • 12 – Megapixel camera

The release date is on Oct 19th however the preorder has already started. Price for 64GB is $649 and for 128GB model it is $749. In India, it’s Rs 61000 range.

The main attraction is that it comes with latest version of OS in it, i.e Android 8.0 Oreo. Display size is 5.0 inch with full HD OLED 1080p screen which comes with 441 pixels per inch. It also has a new feature called always-on display.

The always-on feature will text message, date, time and email notifications and reminders on screen without touch or be waking the display up. This also uses an on-device database to display the tune details when you play a music without an internet connection also.

Other Features

  • No Headphone Jack
  • 2700 mAh battery
  • Weight 143 grams
  • Single Nano SIM

The Google Pixel 2 is powered by 1.9 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor comes with 4GB RAM size. The internal storage capacity is 32/64128 GB variants which cannot be expanded.

Pixel 2 comes with a back camera of 12 megapixel and front camera with 8 megapixels for selfies. Both offer good quality pictures with high resolutions.

As given above in features, it comes with a single Nano sim slot with 3G, 4G support. WiFi, GPPS, Bluetooth, NFC connectivities are available. The sensors on the phone are Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass Magnetometer, Accelerometer and Ambient Light Sensor.

As the Pixel 2 has been built by HTC for Google, it also features the squeeze sensor we saw in the HTC U11. You can use this to launch Google Assistant at any point, with a smart squeeze detection meaning you shouldn’t accidentally activate Assistant when you’re just holding the handset.

The battery capacity of the phone is 2700 mAh and the same is not removable. It is fast charging enabled battery which offers full day charge with the one-time charging of 15 minutes.


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