Google updated their Pixel lineup by unveiling Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at the Made By Google event held in San Francisco on 4th October. Both the Made by Google devices have major improvements over their predecessors.
Google Pixel 2 will start shipping on 19th October, whereas the Pixel 2 XL will start shipping on 15th November. So, we have to wait for a long time to get hands on these new beauties. But, you can enjoy their new wallpapers that are available for download.
You can also download the Wallpapers app from play store to enjoy stock Google Wallpapers.
To recall, both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. They come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The Pixel 2 sports a smaller 5 inches FHD Cinematic display and the Pixel XL 2 comes with a larger 6 inches QHD+ pOLED display. They are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and features Always On Display.
The duo also come with same camera configuration with a DxoMark rating of 98 – highest ever for a smartphone. The rear camera is a 12.2 MP snapper with f/1.8 aperture . It also has OIS and EIS to get better results in low light conditions and during motion. On the front, it has a 8 MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.4 .
The new Pixels are even IP67 certified for dust and water resistance. Sadly, they don’t have headphone jack.
Pricing and Availability
The Pixel 2 comes in ‘Just Black’, ‘Clearly White’ and ‘Kinda Blue’ and the Pixel XL 2 comes in ‘Just Black’ and ‘Black and White’ . The pricing for both the devices are as follow :
- Pixel 2
64GB – $649 / £629 / Rs. 61,000
128GB – $749 / £729 / Rs. 70,000
- Pixel 2 XL
64GB – $849 / £799 / Rs. 73,000
128GB – $949 / £899 / Rs. 82,000