Google is ready to mark its smartness with PIXEL 2 & PIXEL 2 XL. Here are the reasons to buy Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Built upon the success with the original Pixel’s camera by upgrading 12.2 MP camera and make it even better. Now take portraits with blur out background without second lens, and the combination of Google’s HDR + feature and a wider f 1/1.8 aperture drive excellent results in low light.both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have optical image stabilization for steadier footage.
Start Google Assistant with a squeeze
Forget button,You don’t have to press a button. With the new Active Edge feature on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, just squeeze the sides of the phone and Google Assistant will spring to life. You can even adjust how firmly you need to squeeze. Once Google Assistant is activated, you can do anything from taking selfie to make reservations with your voice.
Stunning OLED screens
Both of Google’s new phones boast colorful OLED displays, the screen on the 6-inch Pixel 2 XL ups the ante with a higher, 2880 x 1440-pixel resolution, compared to 1920 x 1080 on the 5-inch Pixel 2. In addition, the Pixel 2 XL’s narrower, 18:9 aspect ratio minimizes the frame compared to its brother, which has a more traditional 16:9 ratio.
A new feature that will work in both the Photos and Camera apps, Google Lens takes object recognition to the next level. For instance, if you point your camera at a book or movie poster, Google Assistant can fetch reviews along with additional information. Google Lens is also smart enough to identify phone numbers, email addresses and URLs in photos, displaying that info so you can take action right away.
Augmented reality fun
AR is still in its formative stages, but you’ll definitely be on the technology’s cutting edge with the Pixel 2. Thanks to Google’s ARCore technology, developers are going to be rolling out all sorts of apps that will bring a new layer of immersion. You’ll be able to build virtual Lego structures, virtually decorate your abode with the Houzz app and play League of Legends right at your living room table. There’s also a new AR stickers feature that you can use to place animated objects on your phone’s display, so you can take a selfie with Star Wars or Stranger Things characters.
Like the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature always-on displays that show you the time and notifications without requiring you to touch the screen. But Google’s phones are also always listening. Using Google Assistant, the handsets can automatically detect and identify songs playing around you and display the info. From there, you can tap on the song and use Google Assistant to add the tune to your library or play the song’s video on YouTube.
Android Oreo (with three years of updates)
If you’re not a fan of software skins and bloatware, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will make you very happy. These phones pack the purest version possible of Google’s Android Oreo operating system, which means snappier performance, picture-in-picture for working on two apps at once and finer control over notifications. Even better, the latest Pixel phones come with three years of guaranteed software and security updates, so you don’t have to worry about obsolescence.
Accessories include a universal translator
Meet your new buds. The Pixel Buds are unlike any other wireless headphones, because they can leverage Google Translate to help you carry on a conversation with someone else in real time in one of 40 languages. You can also access Google Assistant and control music playback with a tap.