Google Pixel 2 Now available to buy in India: Everything you need to know
Google recently unveiled the newest offering of their flagship lineup of smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. As of 1st of November, both Pixel devices are available to buy in India.
The Pixel 2 and 2 XL are exclusively available online with Flipkart while it will also be available via offline retailers like Croma, Reliance digital and other partners. Sadly the Panda colour and the blue colour won’t be made available just yet and the Pixel 2 will be available in only Just Black and Clearly White options from today while the Pixel 2 XL will be made available starting November 16. The company has announced financing options through various channels like HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance and other partners.
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
The Pixel 2 features a 5-inch AMOLED Full-HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. The display is protected by 3D Gorilla glass 5 protection. The device also has front firing speakers, unlike other smartphones. The device is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. Pixel 2 is missing the 3.5-mm jack this year as well as the wireless charging feature. The handset is available in 2 memory variants, 64GB and 128GB variant. The camera on the Pixel 2 is similar to that on the Pixel 2 XL both feature a single lens 12.2-megapixel sensor with a f/1.8 aperture with OIS and EIS. The front of the device features an 8-megapixel which has an aperture of f/2.4. The device is run on a 2700 mAh battery.
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The Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+ pOLED display with the resolution of 1440×2880 pixels, coming out to a pixel density of 538ppi with 18:9 screen ratio. The device is powered by the similar Snapdragon 835 chipset as the Pixel 2. The device will be available in 2 memory variants, 64GB and 128GB variant both of which are coupled with 4GB of RAM. The camera on the Pixel 2 XL is the same to the camera configuration on the Pixel 2. The battery on the Pixel 2 XL is larger to that on the Pixel 2, with the Pixel 2 XL having a 3520 mAh battery.
Prices in India
The Pixel 2 in India is available for INR 61,000 for 64GB variant while for the 128GB variant you will have to shell out INR 70,000. The Pixel 2 XL pricing starts at INR 73,000 for the 64GB variant and the 128GB variant is priced at INR 82,000.
The company has also announced many attractive offers on Pre-order of both the devices. With different telecom companies also offering special plans and offer for the Pixel devices.
You can also get free wireless Sennheiser earphones on pre-order of Pixel 2 or the Pixel 2 XL.