Google Pixel 2 XL goes on sale in India, price starts at ₹73,000
Google’s latest flagship smartphone ‘Pixel 2 XL’ will take on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple iPhone X.
Google's flagship smartphone Pixel 2 XL went on sale in India on Wednesday. The smartphone is available in two variants -- 64GB model priced at ₹73,000 and 128GB variant for ₹82,000.
The devices will be available in two colours (Just Black, Black and White) online on Flipkart, Reliance Digital and retail stores across the country, the company said in a statement.
Running Android Oreo, Pixel 2 XL comes with full screen, 6-inch QHD+ 18:9 display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 4GB RAM and houses Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. The device has 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera and a 3,520mAh battery.
The rear shooter has been upgraded with a brighter f/1.8 aperture and optical stabilisation (OIS), as well as electronic stabilisation, resulting in detailed images with crisp colour reproduction and accurate tones. The phone uses an aluminium unibody with a hybrid coating, and is IP67 water and dust resistant.
Apart from unlocking the device in a snap, the fingerprint sensor on Pixel 2 XL can also be used to access the notification panel with a swipe down.
Pixel 2 XL also includes Google Lens that uses machine learning (ML) capabilities to recognise places, objects and streets, etc, from the clicked images to give more information about them. Pixel 2 XL comes with Google Assistant that, in the coming weeks, will also be able to help with your daily routines.
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