Google PIXEL 2 XL Specifications:


Google Pixel 2 XL  – NETWORKGSM / HSPA / LTE/
Google Pixel 2 XL  – LAUNCH2016, October
Google Pixel 2 XL  – Body
Dimensions154.7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight168 g (5.93 oz)

– Splash and dust resistant

Google Pixel 2 XL  – DISPLAY
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~71.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~534 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Google Pixel 2 XL  – PLATFORM


OSAndroid 7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 530
Google Pixel 2 XL  – MEMORY
Card SlotNo
Internal32/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Google Pixel 2 XL  – CAMERA
Primary12.3 MP (f/2.0, 1/2.3″, 1.55 µm), gyro EIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash.
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps.
Secondary8 MP (f/2.4, 27mm, 1/3.2″, 1.4 µm), 1080p
Google Pixel 2 XL  – SOUND
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jackYes

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Google Pixel 2 XL  – COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
USB3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Google Pixel 2 XL  – FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
 – Fast battery charging (capped at 10.5 W)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Google Pixel 2 XL  – BATTERY
Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 32 h (3G)
Music play Up to 130 h


Google Pixel 2 XL  – MISC
ColorsQuite Black, Very Silver, Really Blue
SAR–     0.89 W/kg (head)     0.56 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.25 W/kg (head)     0.44 W/kg (body)    
PriceAbout  Rs. 37,000 to 57,000



Google Pixel XL display is 5.5 inches AMOLED with high-resolution capabilities. It looks like iPhone with its curved edges and other visible features. Google Pixel XL price varies between Rs.37,000 to 57,000 depending on the place of purchase and the size of internal memory you chose. It has all the three variants32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB.

Google Pixel XL boasts a glass and metal make up. It has a Corning Gorilla glass to support the display screen of 153*76*8.58mm. It’s somewhat thicker in comparison to other phones. There is no camera bump to be seen on this phone. The rear camera has a glass plate to give a smooth feel. It’s not heavily water-resistant. The phone comes in 3 color variants: Silver, Blue, and Black.

It has the Android version 7.1 Nougat, which can be upgraded to Android Oreo when t comes. Its Google Assistant works better than Siri. It is empowered with a Snapdragon 821 chipset. There is no home-screen hard hit button on its screen. As is expected, Google Pixel XL has 4GB of RAM.

The battery of Google Pixel XL phone lasts for more than a day. It boasts of a longer battery life in comparison with Pixel. It can be charged to a USB-C adapter. The charging capabilities are slower. Google Pixel XL battery if of 3,450mAh power. The battery is quite powerful to support the pixel-dense 2K resolution. On-screen battery drain is very fast. Its battery reduced to 68% from 100% when an HD video is played for about 90 minutes continuously.

Google Pixel XL comes packed with a 18W adapter which charges the phone very fast. It takes only an hour and 50 minutes to charge a completely drained Google Pixel XL battery. But the drawback is that adapter supports only USB-C port for charging, which means that if you plug your phone into a non-USB-C computer, you will have to carry a USB-C to USB-A cable.

As for what Google phones are known best for, Google Pixel XL has a very good camera to work with. It has a great 12 MP sensor camera. Although it doesn’t have an OIS support, its bump-less camera design gives it a much-wanted stabilization. Its front-camera of 8 MP also produce some excellent results. It works best in both the bright light and low light settings.


  1. The build quality of the phone is just excellent.
  2. Google Pixel XL cameras are just fantastic and fast.  
  3. Performance and user interface is quite smooth.
  4. Battery life is respectable.
  5. Exceptional and beautiful Quad |HD screen.
  6. Has got a better Assistant in the form of Google assistant, which is better than Siri
  7. Its display is very bright and has impressive stamina.
  8. Got the best Android 7.1.2 Nougat experience. Will get the Android Oreo soon.
  9. The bump-less camera gives the phone OIS like stability.
  10. It is priced somewhere in between Rs.37,000 to 57,000.