The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pack a variety of nice new options, but it surely comes at a steep worth.

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at the moment are official, and each telephones shall be going up for pre-order in India later this month. Just like the first-generation Pixels, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL shall be completely bought on Flipkart on-line, however they will even be heading to retail shops throughout the nation.

This is what it’s essential know concerning the specs, availability, and pricing of the brand new Pixels.

What’s new within the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL?

Google rolled out a slew of upgrades to the most recent Pixels, together with IP67 mud and water resistance, and entrance stereo audio system. The Pixel 2 sports activities a 5-inch Full HD panel and pretty massive bezels, whereas the Pixel 2 XL has a 6-inch QHD show with slim bezels, very similar to the Galaxy S8 and the LG G6.

Each Pixels are powered by a Snapdragon 835, and include 4GB of RAM and storage choices of 64GB and 128GB. There is a 12.2MP digital camera on the again, which now has OIS in addition to EIS, and an 8MP shooter up entrance. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, whereas the bigger Pixel 2 XL incorporates a 3520mAh battery. There is not a three.5mm jack this time round, so you may have to make use of a dongle if you wish to take heed to music utilizing a wired headset.

Google Pixel 2 vs. Pixel 2 XL: What is the distinction?

How a lot do the brand new Pixels price in India?

This is the breakdown on the pricing for the Indian market:

64GB Pixel 2: ₹61,000 ($940)
128GB Pixel 2: ₹70,000 ($1,075)
64GB Pixel 2 XL: ₹73,000 ($1,120)
128GB Pixel 2 XL: ₹82,000 ($1,260)
Do I get any freebies?

The brand new Pixels definitely do not come low cost, and what makes it all of the extra annoying is that India is the one launch market the place Google is not freely giving a free Google Residence Mini with each order. The Google Residence is not formally out there in India, however Google might have at the very least bundled one of many Reside Circumstances with the telephone.

That mentioned, there are certain to be a couple of launch-day gives for both telephone. Citibank often does a ₹10,000 cashback promotion for brand new iPhones, and it will be attention-grabbing to see if the financial institution has the same deal for this 12 months’s Pixels. We’ll know extra nearer to launch.

When can I purchase them?

You can pre-order the brand new Pixels beginning October 26 completely on Flipkart, with the smaller Pixel 2 going up on the market from November 1. The Pixel 2 XL shall be out there from November 15, and each units shall be bought at over a thousand retail shops throughout the nation along with Flipkart.

You will additionally have the ability to decide up the up to date Daydream View within the nation for ₹7,999 beginning November 1.

What’s your take?

What are your ideas on the pricing of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in India? Anybody fascinated with Google’s newest flagship telephones?


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