“The Pixel 2 XL is Google’s last year flagship smartphone powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC”
Ahead of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones’ launch on October 9th, the price of the latter’s predecessor, the Pixel 2 XL (review) has reportedly been dropped in India. According to a Mumbai-based independent mobile retailer, Mahesh Telecom, last year’s Pixel 2 XL flagship smartphone’s 64GB variant is now retailing for Rs 45,499 in the country. The smartphone was initially launched at Rs 73,000 for the base 64GB storage variant and Rs 82,000 for the 128GB top-end model. There’s no word if the brand has also dropped the pricing of the higher-end variant of the handset.
For the uninitiated, the Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch QHD+ bezel-less display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The handset is powered by 2.35GHz octa-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, aided by 4GB of RAM. For photography, the phone sports a single 12-megapixel sensor on the rear with dual LED flash, OIS, f/1.8 aperture, and dual Pixel autofocus. On the front, it boasts of an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling.
Other features include a 3,520mAh battery, active-edge to trigger Google Assistant, front-facing stereo speakers and IP67-rating for dust and water-resistance. Software-wise, the Pixel 2 XL runs on stock-Android Oreo out of the box.
As mentioned above, the handset is all set to be succeeded by the next-in-line Pixel 3 smartphones at the Google’s hardware event on October 9th. We’ll bring you all the updates about the smartphones, including its price and availability, once Google officially announces them.
|Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad Core + 1.9 GHz, Quad core)|
|4 GB RAM|
|6.0 inches (15.24 cm)|
|1440x2880 px, 537 PPI|
|12.2 MP Primary Camera|
|Dual LED Flash|
|8 MP Front Camera|
|USB Type-C port|