Google Pixel 2 XL Review

Score: 82.5 / 100

Google Pixel 2 XL is a very high-end phone launched many years ago, coming with a high-tech Octa-Core processor clocking at 2.35 GHz, a really big 6-inches display, and 2 cameras, a 12.2 MP back-facing camera and an 8 megapixels front camera.

This phone ships with an extremely powerful 2.35 gigahertz Octa-Core CPU, bundled in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chip and a huge 4 GB of RAM memory. This phone counts with a great 128 GB internal memory and while it doesn't count with an external SD slot, it is still enough to install hundreds of applications without worrying about running out of space at all.

Google is offering this cellphone in two color options, black and white. This cellphone construction uses Aluminum and Glass . This phone feels much lighter than what one would think about a device of this size. This device has a wonderful design, with a thickness of just 0.31". Although the Google Pixel 2 XL is only 6.22" long and 3.02" wide, it's still able to fit a a 6" display.

Google packed this phone with a incredible 6" screen, and a resolution of 1440 x 2880 , which makes everything look absolutely perfect.

The Google Pixel 2 XL offers wi-fi connectivity (which it can provide to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), LTE-A 4G ultra fast data connection and also HSPA+ connectivity (which is a slower 4G technology) and fast 3G connectivity, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This phone works with a Nano SIM card for GSM networks.

This phone features two cameras, a 12.2 megapixels back camera and an 8 MP front camera. Its back camera has an aperture of 1.8 so it can shoot awesome pictures even in low lighting environments. This phone can also shoot 4K 3840x2160 videos at 30 fps, and 1280x720 HD slow-motion videos at 240 fps (8 times slower than regular videos).

This cellphone also comes with plenty of great characteristics like Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Bluetooth (5.0 ) and GPS (Global Positioning System), and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

The Google Pixel 2 XL has a 3520 mAh long lasting Li - Ion non-replaceable battery, enough to provide this cellphone with an incredibly long battery duration. An issue to take into consideration is that the Google Pixel 2 XL's battery is non-replaceable so you can't change it when it begins to lose capacity, whereas with such a huge battery size you will probably replace this phone before it happens.

This device is a good choice for everyone considering it costs just $ 152, and other similar phones cost a bit more than that. If you are looking for a device for work, will use it as a social cellphone, you love taking photographs or want a gaming cellphone, you will definitely love this cellphone.

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Device Type:Phone
Dimensions:6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inchesMetric15.8 x 7.67 x 0.79 cmImperial
Weight:6.17 ouncesMetric174.92 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Materials:Aluminum and Glass
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2017-10-19
Price:$ 152.00


Screen Type:P-OLED
Size:6 inchesMetric15.2 cmImperial
Resolution:2880 x 1440 pixels
Pixel density:537 pixels per inchMetric211.42 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor:Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2350 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 540
Internal Memory:128 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:3520 mAh


Back camera:12.2 megapixels
    Focal length:27mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.38 inches (1/2.6")
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (240 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (8 times slower)


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor