Google Pixel 2 XL is just the bigger sibling of Pixel 2. Priced at $849, the XL variant comes with just a bigger screen and bigger battery, rest all specs remains the same. The phone is packed in Aluminum unibody with hybrid coating that makes it Water and Dust resistant with IP67 rating. It also has Active Edge which on squeezing launches Google Assistant. We also get a Fingerprint sensor put at the rear which is fast enough and easily accessible.
Since Pixel 2 XL is a Google phone, it comes out of the box running the latest Android 8.0 Oreo, and will get further updates too sooner than others. It sports a huge 6 inch Quad HD+ pOLED display with 100% DCI-P3 coverage, 100000:1 super contrast ratio offering 2880 x 1440 pixels resolution. The display is further protected with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Google has powered up the phone with same Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU as we saw in Pixel 2. Even the RAM and storage is same, i.e. 4GB DDR4X RAM and 64GB internal storage memory. There’s also a 128GB storage variant.
Google Pixel 2 XL also seems great for photography fans because of its 12.2 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, EIS, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, laser + dual pixel phase detection that records up to Ultra HD 4K video recording. On the front facing we get an 8 Megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1.4μm pixel size with Portrait mode and Motion Photo features. You can take blurred background shots using both front and back cameras. Google also offers unlimited cloud storage for photos and videos at full resolution.
The phone also seems good for music and sound with Stereo front-firing speakers. Being flagship the phone supports almost all major connectivity options including 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C and NFC. The phone is backed on 3520mAh battery with fast charging support that accompanies you for over a day in single charge.
Google Pixel 2 XL Specifications:
- Android 8.0 Oreo
- 6 inch Quad HD+ pOLED display with 100% DCI-P3 coverage, 100000:1 super contrast ratio, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 2880 x 1440 pixels resolution
- Fingerprint sensor
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB DDR4X RAM
- 64GB and 128GB internal storage memory
- 12.2 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, EIS, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, laser + dual pixel phase detection
- Ultra HD 4K video recording
- 8 Megapixel front camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1.4μm pixel size
- Water and dust Resistant (IP67)
- Stereo front-firing speakers
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C and NFC
- 3520mAh battery with fast charging support
If you were looking for PC Suite application for your Pixel 2 XL, then this is the correct place to download. Get the PC Suite right away to your desktop by clicking the below link along with latest Google USB Driver. These are both free but very useful tools that helps you to make the most out of the phone. Using PC suite you can Backup and Restore the phone anytime with all phone contents like installed apps, their SD data, files, folders, etc. PC Suite even lets you sync all important stuffs such as contacts, emails, notes, appointments, etc from phone to PC, to programs like MS Outlook as well as with clouds. Similarly, USB Driver is must since it is the only thing you required to connect the phone. Driver is also must while carrying out development tasks such as Rooting or installing Custom ROMs on your Google Pixel 2 XL phone.