Specs summary

Screen
6"

The Google Pixel 2 XL's screen is 6 inches with 1440 x 2880 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.35 GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa core 2.35 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
3520mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3520 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are minutes (2G), 1200 minutes (3G), 629 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.



Blazing-fast speed and a brilliant camera, all in a futuristic, edge-to-edge design. The Pixel 2 XL is the best Android phone around.

- Julian Chokkattu , Digital Trends 


Fans of pure Android who want a well-made, big-screen workhorse of a smartphone will want the Pixel 2 XL.

- Roland Moore-Colyer , IT Pro 

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T3

Distinctive design, intelligent software, outstanding camera

from T3

Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL show Google now has clear vision for its flagship smartphones. The design is distinctive and has character, the camera continues to be outstanding, and the software it very intelligent. We think the Pixel 2 XL's edge-to-edge screen makes it the one to go for.

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Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL show Google now has clear vision for its flagship smartphones. The design is distinctive and has character, the camera continues to be outstanding, and the software it very intelligent. We think the Pixel 2 XL's edge-to-edge screen makes it the one to go for.

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Phone Scoop

The most Androidful Android phone

from Phone Scoop

Google and LG did a decent job with the Pixel 2 XL, but they could have done better. This flagship should have absolutely no peers, and yet missteps have marred it a bit.

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Google and LG did a decent job with the Pixel 2 XL, but they could have done better. This flagship should have absolutely no peers, and yet missteps have marred it a bit.

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G Style Magazine

A great phone

from G Style Magazine

It should be no surprise that a software company like Google, the ones who created and support Android, would have excellent software on their Android device. And the Google Pixel 2’s hardware is a simple but good-looking vessel for their software!

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It should be no surprise that a software company like Google, the ones who created and support Android, would have excellent software on their Android device. And the Google Pixel 2’s hardware is a simple but good-looking vessel for their software!

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finder.com.au

The best pure Android phone yet

from finder.com.au

The Pixel 2 XL excels in essential photography and general app performance, although the screen could be improved and the overall design isn't that flashy.

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The Pixel 2 XL excels in essential photography and general app performance, although the screen could be improved and the overall design isn't that flashy.

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The Indian Express

Stands out on software, camera

from The Indian Express

Google Pixel 2 XL does not feel like a device that has delivered on the promise of being a dream phone for Android fans thanks to some of the hardware issues. It appears to be incomplete and the spate of problems popping up daily show no signs of stopping.

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Google Pixel 2 XL does not feel like a device that has delivered on the promise of being a dream phone for Android fans thanks to some of the hardware issues. It appears to be incomplete and the spate of problems popping up daily show no signs of stopping.

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TechSpot

Google's top phone suffers from a single fatal flaw

from TechSpot

The Pixel 2 XL feels one step away from being the undoubted Android champion. Had Google used a superior OLED display, the phone would have been an instant recommendation for basically anyone after a new handset. But with concerns over the display and a high price tag, explore your options before diving into the world of Pixel.

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The Pixel 2 XL feels one step away from being the undoubted Android champion. Had Google used a superior OLED display, the phone would have been an instant recommendation for basically anyone after a new handset. But with concerns over the display and a high price tag, explore your options before diving into the world of Pixel.

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TrustedReviews

A stunning camera makes this the current Android champion

from TrustedReviews

It might not be the best Android phone available in every area, but the Google Pixel 2 XL is the one I would buy. It has a stunning camera, the best version of Android and I love the texture Google has put over the metal back.

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It might not be the best Android phone available in every area, but the Google Pixel 2 XL is the one I would buy. It has a stunning camera, the best version of Android and I love the texture Google has put over the metal back.

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Know Your Mobile

My new favourite Android phone

from Know Your Mobile

The Google Pixel 2 XL is my new phone. I liked it that much I went out and bought one, so that should tell you everything you need to know about what I think about this handset. Is it perfect? No. But then nothing is, really. It has everything I look for in a phone and more – great battery...More

The Google Pixel 2 XL is my new phone. I liked it that much I went out and bought one, so that should tell you everything you need to know about what I think about this handset. Is it perfect? No. But then nothing is, really. It has everything I look for in a phone and more – great battery life, an exceptional camera, tons of power, and it looks OK too.

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Digit

Smooth and fluid performance but its display could easily be a deal breaker

from Digit

Yes, the Google Pixel 2 XL has a class-leading camera, but it's also inconsistent. And that's an issue with this device. Combined with the sub-par display, the overall experience is rather disappointing and we can't recommend the Pixel 2 XL over its competition.

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Yes, the Google Pixel 2 XL has a class-leading camera, but it's also inconsistent. And that's an issue with this device. Combined with the sub-par display, the overall experience is rather disappointing and we can't recommend the Pixel 2 XL over its competition.

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NDTV

Ergonomic design, excellent performance, great cameras

from NDTV

As far as large-screen phones go, the Pixel 2 XL is one of the better ones we've lived with, mostly due to its ergonomic design. It isn't as eye-catching as some other flagships, but the understated look will have its own share of takers. The no-frills Android experience might be a bit too bland...More

As far as large-screen phones go, the Pixel 2 XL is one of the better ones we've lived with, mostly due to its ergonomic design. It isn't as eye-catching as some other flagships, but the understated look will have its own share of takers. The no-frills Android experience might be a bit too bland for some, but you’re guaranteed timely software updates and security patches, which Android OEMs don't always prioritise.

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Full Specs

Overview
Release date October 17, 2017
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kindom, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/1800/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev. A, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa core 2.35 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 64/128 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1 W/kg
Body: 1.18 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3520 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time 705 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 629 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time 729 minutes
Talk Time Unknown
3G Talk Time Up to: 1200 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 11.3 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Just Black, Black & White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.7 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 175 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology P-OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density 538 pixels
Size 6 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Yes
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallett No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Panorama, Self-timer, Dual Pixel Phase detection
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, FLV
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
F2.4 aperture
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): LG Pixel 2 XL

Additional Sensor: Barometer, Active Edge, Hall effect
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