Google Pixel 2 is now available to buy in India starting Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Taking Apple head-on as it readied to release iPhone X in India on November 3rd, Google’s flagship smartphone Pixel 2 went on sale in the country ahead of Apple’s launch date. The new Pixel 2 smartphone is an exclusive smartphone available on Flipkart while it’s also available via offline retailers such as Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles, Vijay Sales, and other partner retailers in India.
About the deals and offers for the Google Pixel 2 goes like this. It has announced that financing options from HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, and other companies for the new Pixel smartphone is listed.
The new Pixel 2 will be available in Just Black and Clearly White colors. While the Pixel 2 XL will be going on sale starting November 16. Pre-orders for both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are opened on October 26.
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Specifications
In order to check out features and specifications for, the Pixel 2 has a 5-inch Cinematic 127mm full HD (1920×1080) display, whereas the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+ (2880×1440) P-OLED display at 538ppi and an 18:9 ratio. Both the smartphone displays also come equipped with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Google has ripped off the 3.5mm headphone jack on both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets.
Pixel 2, the device comes with 4GB of RAM coupled with 64GB and 128GB internal storage. The 128GB version is available at Rs. 70,000. As the Pixel 2 smartphone sports an aluminum unibody design with a hybrid coating and comes with IP67 water and dust resistance.
Both the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL – a 3520mAh unit. In terms of photography, you can find a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilization. Up front, an 8-megapixel camera with a f/2.4 aperture for better selfies.
Pixel 2 runs the latest Android Oreo version 8.0 which comes pre-loaded with Google Assistant and the new feature called “Active Edge” that works when the phone is squeezed.
Other features on the Pixel 2 includes a front-firing stereo speaker, WiFi 2.4/5GHz 802.11 a/b/c/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC.
Google Pixel 2 price in India
As per the official confirmation, the Pixel 2 price in India for the 64GB model starts at Rs. 61,000. The 128GB storage variant of Pixel 2 phone is priced at INR 70,000.
The Pixel 2 XL price starts at Rs. 73,000 for the 64GB model and 128GB model comes at Rs. 82,000.