Presented Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
The most interesting new products at the event Google were, of course, smartphones Pixel of the new generation.
In fact, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL much was known a few days ago, so we can only summarize. The design of the smartphone is exactly the same as it was on many of the leaks hit the net in recent days.
Design continues the tradition of last year’s models separated according to the materials of the back cover. The older model has a six-inch screen, and younger — five-inch. The only problem is that the younger model is equipped with a screen with the classic aspect ratio.
Screen resolution Pixel 2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels, and Pixel 2 XL — 2880 x 1440 pixels. In both cases, the use of OLED panel, only the first type of matrix is specified as the AMOLED, and the second pOLED.
Heart in both cases is SoC Snapdragon 835. RAM 4 GB flash memory — 64 or 128 GB depending on version.
Added support for Always-On Display, and the Pixel below can be displayed the name of the song that is playing at the moment. Also Google has updated the launcher, slightly modifying its appearance and adding some functions.
As expected, the new Pixel technology appeared sensitive to the squeezing faces taken from HTC U11. But the rejection of the headphone Jack many not be happy, although, the sooner all manufacturers give it, the faster the industry will fully switch to wireless headphones, at least in this segment.
The main camera of the new products has a resolution of 12 MP. Pixel size is 1.4 microns, and a maximum aperture of F/1.8. Despite the absence of a second sensor, the new smartphone is able to shoot in portrait mode with the background blur. In the new cell to an already present from the previous Pixel digital stabilization has been added and optical. Also appeared «live» photo Motion Photo, Live Photo the same on iOS. In addition, the new Pixel is the first smartphone with Google Lens. The front camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels.
The battery capacity is 2700 and 3520 mAh for Junior and senior models, respectively. Of course, supports fast charging technology. Also worth noting is the presence of port USB 3.1 C and water protection (IP67).
The Junior model is available in three color options, while the older two. Of course, as the OS acts Android 8.0. Pixel 2 will cost 650 and $ 750, and Pixel 2 XL — 850, and 950 dollars.