Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will go on pre-orders in India starting from October 26th, according to a listing on Flipkart. The latest Pixel smartphones from Google were launched earlier this month at an event held in San Francisco, featuring improved cameras, the latest Qualcomm processor and Google Lens, an AI-powered object recognition technology.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be available for purchase in India starting from November 1. The Indian pricing of the new Pixel 2 smartphones start at Rs. 61,000 and go up to Rs. 82,000 for the 128GB version of the Pixel 2 XL.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Specifications
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL run on Android 8.0 Oreo and Google has promised minimum 3 years of OS and security updates. The devices come with dual front speakers, always-on AMOLED displays and Active Edge. As reported earlier, Google has ditched the 3.5mm audio jack.
The Pixel 2 comes with a 5 inch full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The Pixel 2 XL comes with a 6 inch near edge-to-edge quad HD+ pOLED display with a resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Coming to performance, both, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by an Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU clubbed with 4GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB of internal storage.
The devices also come with unlimited online storage for photos and videos. Users will get original-quality storage for photos and videos taken with Pixel until 15 Jan 2021 and after that, they will be able to store devices in high-quality.
Coming to the camera department, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with a dual pixel sensor, HDR+ and a portrait mode. The devices feature a 12.2MP primary camera with EIS, OIS, 1.4μm pixel size, Autofocus with laser + dual pixel phase detection, f/1.8 aperture, an LED flash and support for 4K recording. On the front, the devices will sport an 8MP secondary camera with 1.4 μm and f/2.4 aperture. It must be noted that the Pixel 2 has recorded the highest ever rating of 98 on DxOMark.
Pixel 2 Price and Availability
The Pixel 2 starts at Rs. 61,000 for the 64GB version and Rs. 70,000 for the 128GB version. The Pixel 2 XL starts at Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB version and Rs. 82,000 for the 128GB version.
Both the phones will be available for purchase starting from November 1st in India. Both the phones will be available online exclusively on Flipkart as well, with pre-orders going live on October 26th at 12AM.