Google Pixel 2 XL arrives in India

Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL

The Google Pixel 2 XL, Google's bigger flagship smartphone is now up for grabs in the Indian market, almost after one and half month since the official launch in the United States. Now, it has come to light that the device's camera isn't playing nice when it comes to surroundings with LED lights on.

Pixel 2 XL also includes Google Lens that uses machine learning (ML) capabilities to recognise places, objects and streets, etc, from the clicked images to give more information about them.

You can purchase the Pixel 2 XL via Flipkart or Reliance Jio.

There's, however, no official word on whether or not the Mountain View, California-based company is taking the problem on priority, and when a fix will be rolled out. Flipkart is also selling the smaller Pixel 2 at Rs. 61,000 for the 64GB variant and the 128GB variant costs Rs. 70,000. The Google Pixel 2 XL comes in two storage variants - 64GB and 128GB. At this moment on Flipkart, however, only the Just Black colour option is available while the Black and White variants are now out of stock. Also on offer are attractive financing options from HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance and other leading institutions. Customers can also avail instant 5% discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit card.

Ahead of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales commencing in November Google on Wednesday announced offers on pre-ordering the devices. The offer starts from Thursday
Google Pixel 2 XL camera shows moving LED lights

In terms of specifications, the Pixel 2 Xl sports a 6-inch QHD+ display along with a pixel density of 538ppi with 18:9 ratio. This full screen display is edge-to-edge and comes with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

In addition, Google has offered a two-year warranty with Pixel 2 XL following multiple reports of issues faced by users. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM on board and Adreno 540 graphics. The Pixel 2 has a 2700mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL has a 3520mAh battery.

Camera hardware on the Google Pixel 2 XL consists of a 12MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and the company has added both OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization).

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