Google launched its second generation Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL smartphones earlier this month. Both devices are now ready for an India launch. Pre-orders for both the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL kick off at midnight of October 26 on Flipkart.
The Pixel 2 will be available in two variants – 64GB variant priced at Rs 61,000, and 128GB variant priced at Rs 70,000. The Pixel 2 XL will also be available in two variants – 64GB variant priced at Rs 73,000, and 128GB variant priced at Rs 82,000. The Pixel 2 will be going on sale from November 1, while the Pixel 2 XL will go on sale from November 15.
Those who are planning on buying the Google Pixel 2 can also take advantage of a host of introductory offers. Customers who pre-order the Pixel 2 on or before October 31, will get free Sennheiser headset worth Rs 11,990, cashback of Rs 8,000 on EMI transactions made via HDFC credit card. You can also opt for no-cost EMIs starting from Rs 3,389 per month.
If you are an Airtel subscriber, then you can claim 120GB of additional data for 6 months. In the same way, Reliance Jio users can get total benefits of Rs 14,999. Under this, you will get 1 year of unlimited voice, data, SMS and Jio apps worth Rs 9,999. You can also get Rs 5,000 off on exchange of old phone to buy either the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL at Reliance Digital stores and Flipkart. The above offers are applicable across Flipkart and our offline retail partners including Reliance Digital, Croma.
Additionally, Flipkart plans to give away the Google Daydream View 2 to five winners of the social media contest that is running on their Facebook page.
Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL specifications
The Pixel 2 features a 5-inch full HD OLED display, while the Pixel 2 XL flaunts a bigger 6-inch P-OLED QHD+ display with pixel density of 538ppi. The Pixel 2 XL also comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio, and thin bezels along the top and bottom. ALSO READ: Watch the Google Pixel 2 go through a series of torture tests
Both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. For photography, both smartphones sport a 12.2-megapixel camera of aperture f/1.8 with optical image stabilization (OIS), 4K video recording capabilities, and Machine Learning-based Portrait mode to add DSLR-like bokeh effects to your photos without the dual-camera setup. There is also an 8-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options include 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.
Additionally, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature always-on display to show you notifications, IP67 certification for water and dust resistance. The smartphones also run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.