Mobile Phones

Google Pixel 2 Delivers Amazing Android Experience to Users

insights November 20, 2017

Google has recently launched an incredible phone in October 2017 – Google Pixel 2. The new smartphone has 5 inch display and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. This Google’s latest phone comes with Android 8.0.0 operating system, 145.70 x 69.70 x 7.80 dimensions and 143.00 weight, and has 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. But, there is no option to expand the internal storage with Micro-SD. When we talk about pictures or selfies, Pixel 2 comes with 12.2 megapixel of primary or rear camera and 8 megapixel of secondary or front camera. Rear camera has slightly brighter lenses that deliver amazing pictures.

On the other hand, it comes with features like 1/2.6″ sensor size, face detection, 1.4 µm pixel size, touch focus, and HDR. Google Pixel 2  has 2700mAh non removable battery. This single SIM smartphone comes with several connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB OTG, NFC, 3G and 4G and a lot more. Moreover, this smartphone has various sensors, including Compass Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Barometer and Gyroscope.

With this latest Android phone, Google has added an amazing design for unique user experience. Yes, it has a search bar at the bottom of the home screen. So, the users can easily reach and search. In addition, it has a widget that shows useful information like weather, next appointment, etc. With the help of always-on button, you can easily check out the time and new notifications. Google’s Pixel 2 is available in various colors, including Just Black, Kinda Blue and Clearly White.

Let’s discuss Best Features of Google Pixel 2 in details:

Design

The latest Android device has amazing and attractive design, squeeze sides and waterproof feature. It can survive underwater up to 1m or 3.3ft down for an hour. This phone is bright and colorful, but missing a headphone jack and USB-C earbuds in the box.

Amazing Camera 

Google’s new smartphone comes with a portrait mode that allows users to take amazing photos with blurred background. The same feature is also available in Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8. But, Google’s camera brings dual pixel sense technology, which means users can add effects with dual camera. 

Google Assistance 

Google’s voice assistance is available in new Google Pixel 2. With the help of virtual assistance, users can connect with their smart home device and get answers of questions using “OK Google”. 

Active Edge 

Active Edge is also known as Squeezable Sides. This feature allows the device to identify a squeeze to activate Google Assistance. By using this feature, you can easily click a photo or take a snapshot.   

No Headphone Jack 

Google’s new handset has ditched headphone port. Users can use either Bluetooth or USB-C headphones. Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus also have the same features. 

Hardware 

Pixel 2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. This 5 inch smartphone has finger sensor, IP67 dust and water resistance and it is Daydream-ready. It also has the capability to support USB Power Delivery quick charging system. What’s more? It has 12.2 megapixel primary camera that records 4K video at 30FPS, 1080p video at 120 FPS, and 720p video at 240 FPS. 

It also supports phase-detection autofocus, laser autofocus and HDR+ processing. Users will receive unlimited storage to store their photos and videos in the original quality. 

Software 

The new smartphone comes with Android 8.0 “Oreo”. Google also brings security updates, which is a year longer than other Android smartphones. Moreover, this device comes with a feature “Active Edge” and Google Assistance, which is discussed earlier. 

Battery & Performance 

The battery of this handset lasts all day with moderate use. It can be measured as 2,700mAh. It saves power in several ways and allows users to extend battery using Battery saving tricks. It has a 1080p screen feature that burns fewer unnecessary pixels. The phone provides battery saving options in the notification shade that help users to increase the life of the battery beyond a day. 

How Google’s Pixel 2 is Better than Apple’s iPhone X? 

  • Google Assistance is better than Siri
  • Active Edge feature
  • Wider display and fingerprint reader
  • Affordable than iPhone X
  • Google Lens is better
  • Excellent Google Hardware
  • Unlimited photo storage

Why Should You Buy It? 

If you want to have an edge among photos, then this phone is perfect for you. This phone allows you to take portraits along with blurred background, without a second lens. It also comes with a new feature, called Google Lens, that takes object recognition to the next level. Google lens can recognize phone numbers, emails and URLs in photos and display information to help you take action anytime. Moreover, Google Pixel 2 has long battery life. You can go most of the day without charging. Buying this phone is a smart decision as it delivers amazing android experience, and is cheaper than iPhone 8. Go online to compare the prices or specs and grab the best deal.

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