Google recently invented its two flagship phones giving us the foremost reason why the company actually planned to start its phone series. Pixel is an incredibly stimulating smart phone series that top up in size, camera, speakers and the internal memory system. In the article below, we will shed light on the Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2 XL, stating the slight differences and similarities and listing out the problems that were so far reported.
Since their release, both phones have looked and felt quite alike- including their cameras and the Google Assistant feature but there are some crucial differences.
Firstly, the price. Google Pixel 2 is priced at $649 when bought at 64GB storage and $749 for 128 GB storage meanwhile Pixel 2 XL starts slightly higher at $849 with 64GB and $949 for 128 GB.
The prices vary mainly because of the difference in their sizes. Pixel 2 weighs 5.01 ounces with a display screen of 5-inch OLED and resolution of 1920 x 1080 whereas the latter weighs 6.2 ounces and a little bigger display of 6-inch P-OLED and resolution 2880 x 1440. Now, it is up to you if the bigger screen suits you or not.
The Pixel 2 is released in Just Black, White, and Blue colors, while Pixel 2 XL comes in Just Black, Black, and white.
Apart from that, both phones have the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, same operating systems, Android Oreo and same Cameras, Rear 12 MP and Front 8MP. A new feature is that they both have a strong water resistant body.
This is one of the major difference that you can’t really see when you are buying the phone in the first place. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL comprises a comparatively larger, 3520mAh battery with more battery life than the former.
While not all of you have hands on the Pixel 2 right now, you can give your own phones a feel of Pixel series. Download the state of the art Google Pixel 2 wallpaper from the collection of rainy day; keep looking and hot air balloons.
Google Pixel 2 Problems
Despite the remarkable features and specifications, there were a few problems stated within the phone. Firstly, Pixel 2 XL’s display quality issues were reported where the users observed a few glitches in the display screen. Besides that, an audio issue popped up in which users reported odd sounds coming from both the speakers. According to the reports, both the phones had strange clicking noises during calls, while using applications and whenever the screen was on. This audio issue is the latest quality control problem that the users complained about to the Google’s Hardware division.
Upon hearing complains, Google has taken notice and have been investigating the issue. They have been validating a software update, which will be available in the coming weeks. This potential update will perhaps fix the problem and give users a restful experience while using the phone.