Google officially revealed both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL today at a press event, offering more features than ever in their flagships smartphones. First up, we have the Pixel 2, which is water-resistant, and offers a 5″ OLED display, a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB of storage, as well as an “Active Edge” function that lets you squeeze the handset to activate certain functions, all running on Android 8.0 OREO. Continue reading for a hands-on video, more pictures and information.
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“While the Pixel 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, the 2 XL has seen some substantial design changes: it’s jumping from a 5.5-inch display up to a 6-inch display. Both phones have a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization – an improvement over last year’s f/2.0 lens and electronic image stabilization. This year, the camera uses something that Google is calling a ‘dual-pixel sensor,’ which is supposed to literally divide every pixel in two,” reports The Verge.