Google announced its 2017 flagship phones aka Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in October. The pre-orders for both Pixel 2 and 2 XL kick-started back on October 27. Pixel 2 went on sale on Nov 1. But starting today – November 15 – consumers will be able to book the Pixel 2 XL for them. You can book the Pixel 2 XL via both offline and online stores across the country.
To book the phones via an e-commerce store, you can head over to Flipkart, which is selling the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL exclusively. On the other hand, to book the phones via offline stores, consumers can visit Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles, Vijay Sales and numerous offline retail stores across India.
Google launched the Pixel 2 XL in two variants. The base model of the phone comes with 64GB of internal storage which is available in India at a price tag of Rs 73,000. While the top-end variant of the phone – which comes with 128GB of storage is selling at Rs 82,000. Coming to Pixel 2, the smartphone also comes in two variants – whereby the 64GB model is available at a price tag of Rs 61,000, while the 128GB variant of the phone is available at a price of Rs 70,000.
Google has introduced several launch offers for consumers planning to buy Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. It is offering several financing options from HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance, and other leading institutions and is also providing a full 2-year warranty for the devices purchased in-country. On buying the Pixel phones from Flipkart, HDFC Bank Credit Cards holders will get Rs 8,000 cashback on EMI transactions. It is also offering 5 per cent discount to Axis bank buzz credit card users. Flipkart is also offering an additional Rs.7100 off on exchange on Pixel and Pixel XL models – this means that if you own any of last year’s Pixel phones – you can exchange them to get the new once.
All the three colour variants of the phones including – clearly white, just black and kinda black is available for buying. Both the Pixel and the Pixel 2 XL are high-end phones that aim to compete with the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X.
The Pixel 2 comes with a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1080P and an aspect ratio of 16:9. While the Pixel 2 XL comes with a 6-inch screen with a resolution of 1440P and an aspect ratio of 18:3. There’s also a layer of curved glass of Gorilla Glass 5 on top of its screen. Both the phones are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor and come with 4GB of RAM.
On the storage front, the smartphone comes in two variants – 64GB and 128GB. There is no support for microSD card. In the imaging department, the Pixel 2 XL comes with two 12-megapixel sensors at the back coupled with F1.8 wide lens. On the front, the phone sports an 8-megapixel with an F2.4 lens. The Pixel 2 XL comes with 3520 mAh battery. Read our review for more about this year’s Pixel phones.
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