Google Pixel 2 smartphone was launched in November 2017. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Google Pixel 2 price in Pakistan starts from Rs. 80,000.
The Google Pixel 2 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Google Pixel 2 packs a 12.2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Google Pixel 2 runs Android 8.0.0 and is powered by a 2700mAh non removable battery. It measures 145.70 x 69.70 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 143.00 grams.
The Google Pixel 2 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Pakistan). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.
The back of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is made from aluminum with a thin “premium coating” of plastic and has a top section made from glass to provide wireless transmissivity.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, coupled with 4 GB LPDDR4X RAM. They both come in storage options of 64 or 128 GB.
The Pixel 2 sports a 5-inch (130 mm) AMOLED display panel with 1920×1080 resolution, coming in at around 441 ppi, while the Pixel 2 XL comes with a 6-inch (150 mm) P-OLED display panel with a 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2880×1440 resolution at 538 ppi.
Both phones have a 12.2 megapixel rear camera capable of recording 4K video at 30 FPS, 1080p video at 120 FPS, and 720p video at 240 FPS. The camera also contains phase-detection autofocus, laser autofocus, and HDR+ processing. Pixel 2 owners receive free unlimited storage for all photos and videos taken on the phone in original quality through the end of 2020, with unlimited high-quality storage continuing afterwards. The Pixel 2 camera received a score of 98 from DxOMark, making it the highest performing mobile device camera that they have tested. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL also include the Intel-designed Pixel Visual Core image processor for faster and lower power image processing, though it is not expected to be enabled until Android 8.1 is released. The camera does not allow capturing Raw images and lacks manual controls. Unlike Apple’s iPhone 8 and IPhone X, the Pixels do not have support for 4K video at 60 FPS, as the processor is not powerful enough. Although the camera has Optical Image Stabilization it is unable to remove some high frequency vibrations that other smartphones are able to remove.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL support USB Power Delivery quick charging, has a fingerprint sensor on the rear, has IP67 dust and water resistance and is Daydream-ready.
The phones ship with stock Android 8.0 “Oreo” on launch. Google has promised three years of software and security updates,making it closer to the average four years of support that Apple provides for its IPhones.
The new Pixels also include a feature called “Active Edge”. With this, the Google Assistant can be launched by squeezing the phone’s sides, similar to the HTC U11’s “Edge Sense” feature.