Its top scores in most of our traditional photo and video categories put it ahead of our previous (tied) leaders, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, despite the Pixel 2 coming in lower in the new Zoom and Bokeh categories. We can all remember how long it took to get Pixel Launcher and Google Assistant after being launched on Pixel and Pixel XL.
Seems like what Google was claiming is true. Neither phone has a microSD card slot. Even so, the Google Pixel 2 XL's camera got a higher rating by photography test site DxOMark. The phone costs $849 for the 64GB version and $949 for the 128GB model.
"To give people a choice of audio options, we've included an adapter in the box which can be used with existing 3.5mm headphones".
He went on: "We realise that some of you might be looking for USB-C headphones, and we want to provide some guidance around headphone compatibility with Pixel 2 devices". Google is moving to USB-C which is actually "becoming commonplace in the best phones and laptops of today" according to Orrin Hancock, Google Pixel/Nexus Community Manager. But for us search specialists, we are interested in the new Google Home speaker products which all have the Google Assistant built in.
Now this is a good deal here with the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. Considering Google's new direction, we are expecting to see more exclusive services and features for the Google hardware. All this is is Google implementing more, optional safety features. It's a built-in object recognition tool.
You can also see how some of the smart video stabilization features Google has added work in practice, turning juddery and shaky clips into something far smoother and easier on the eye. For instance, pointing it at a dog will provide you details on what kind of dog it is. The smaller Google Pixel 2 packs a 5.0 inch AMOLED display with full HD (1920 x 1080p) resolution, while the larger Pixel 2 XL comes with a 6-inch P-OLED display with quad HD+ resolution.
That was the main objective of the recent Google event where chief executive officer Sundar Pichai once again reiterated Google AI's first approach to all development streams.
All four phones can be unlocked with fingerprint scans, while the Galaxy S8 line can scan a user's face or eyes.
Pixel 2 is backed by a 2700mAh battery which delivers up to 7 hours of power after 15 minutes of charge and Pixel 2 XL by a 3520mAh which also up to 7 hours of power after 15 minutes of charge.