Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL – Google’s Take on the 2017 Flagship Race!

Google’s 2017 flagship phones are finally here, and they’re great. Available direct from Google to Pre-Order or hitting the local market soon. Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature top-of-the-line specs, IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance (finally), as well as the best smartphone cameras on the market. They’ll also be the first devices to include Google Lens, and will also come with three full years of OS updates.

More specifically, the Pixel 2 has a 5.0-inch display and a 2,700 mAh battery, while the Pixel 2 XL sports a 6.0-inch pOLED 18:9 display and a bigger 3,520 mAh battery, but other than that, these two phones are pretty much identical. Both have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB of RAM, and onboard storage options of 64 GB and 128 GB, but with no microSD card slots. They’ve also released a few gadgets as sweets along with their flag ship devices for an immersive experience.

Specifications are as follows.

Google Pixel 2

  • 5.0-inch OLED display with 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, 441 ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 64/128 GB of on-board storage, no microSD expansion
  • 12.2 MP rear camera, 8 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 2,700 mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm 143 g

Google Pixel 2 XL

  • 6.0-inch pOLED display with 2,880 x 1,440 resolution, 538 ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 64/128 GB of on-board storage, no microSD expansion
  • 12.2 MP rear camera, 8 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,520 mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm, 175 g

Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL ikman

These accessories are their new additions to support their latest devices (Not included with the phone)

Daydream View VR Headsets, Pixel Buds earphones and the Chrome Cast Ultra Media Streamer with additional Bluetooth Speakers.

ikman headsets/chromecast DayDream ikman VR

Both the devices are likely to cost a slight difference than the market value due to import taxes and other varying factors. We may expect the devices to cost Rs.140,000 – Rs. 190,000 (between the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL). Accessories would preferably cost between Rs. 25,000 – 60,000. Available very soon at your convenient stores in Sri Lanka, Stay tuned to ikman and we’ll keep you updated when these beasts hit the market.


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