Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL finally entered in the smartphone competition market on October 4 after the technology giant Google unveiled the next generation of smartphone. The made by Google phone was awaited by many of its followers as the device but in and out is a Google product. Running Google’s owned Android operating system, the new set of smartphones are bound to remain supported and updated the operating system matures further.
Talking about the competition with other phone, the new smartphones being flagships by Google directly gets into fight with recently unveiled iPhone 8, iPhone Plus and iPhone X. Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL being the Google phone has a upbeat brand value and is considered as the iPhone of android users as its the exclusive first part smartphone by Google and users like this fact. Advantages are that the device remains supported and is considered for regular updates.
With the two industry giants finally launching their products of the year, lets now compare which one offers what and which smartphone is best suited for you
Looks in detail
All from the front
Comparing the new Google Pixel 2 with the iPhoneX, from the front, the bezel-less top and bottom edges in iPhone X are clearly showing the difference of the screen experience the user will be having. On one side, where Pixel 2 offer minimum bezel, the Apple with iPhone X have gone all without bezel making it an all screen phone. So, users looking for bezel-less smartphone, Google Pixel 2 will be a disappointment for you.
Smatphones have become so important in our lives that they go everywhere with us. No matter where we are, our smartphones just doesn’t want to be alone. But since they are electronic devices has to be taken care a lot, chances of getting them wet in the rain, or sliding in the wash rooms remains very high. So both Google and Apple understanding the depth of the problem have made their phones water resistant.
How we watch it the most
Smartphone are entertainment hubs! We use them for movies, games, videos and lots of other stuff. The only thing important for a better experience is how responsive and vibrant the screen is. The new Google Pixel 2 with 5-inch OLED display and a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels will not compromise the video experience in comparison to iPhone X 1125×2436 pixels. Google pixel has the dual speakers advantage while iPhone X has its bezel-less screen space.
Specification in detail
Android 8 with Google UI
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
5-inch 1920X1080 Amoled
Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D Glass, 441ppi
Rear Camera 12.2 MP, f/1.8
Front Camera 8MP, f/2.4, fixed focus
Video capture: 4K @ 30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @ 240fps
2700 mAh non removable with Fast Charging
USB Type-C, Bluetoth 5.0
Active edge side
64/128 GB variants
Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White
iPhone X details
5.8 inch Super AMOLED display, 2436 x 1124 pixels
Scratch resistant, 3D Touch Display, True-Tone display
Apple A11 Bionic chip with six core CPU
3 GB RAM
Rear Camera: 12 megapixel dual
Front Camera: 7-megapixel selfie camera
64 GB and 256 GB storage variants
Siri, Fast Charging, Wireless Charging
With the augmented reality features also coming into fashion, only Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will let you superimpose AR stickers onto your photographs and videos. User will be able to replace original photos and videos with AR stickers, 3D characters and emoji. As per reports, Google is planning to avail it’s pixel users with AR stickers from Star Wars series.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL prices have been kept competitive by the technology giant considering other smartphones in the market, especially the iPhone X. Google Pixel 2 will cost around Rs 61,000 for 64 GB variant and Rs 71,000 for 128 GB variant. While Google Pixel 2 XL will cost close around Rs 73,000 for 64 GB handset and Rs 83,0000 for 128 GB varian. Comparing Google’s new generation of Pixel with Apple’s new iPhone X, the company has set a very aggressive price as the only criticism that iPhone X has faced so far is its high price. Apple’s iPhone X price at the time of its launch was $999, that comes to approx Rs 89,000 – 90,000. So, being a complete Google phone, the new Pixel series with its top of the chart features and an aggressive pricing may take the lead here from the iPhone X.