Google introduced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Google officially unveiled the second generation of smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL.
Google’s Pixel 2 is not changed much compared with the precursor, in contrast to Pixel XL 2: its diagonal OLED display has grown from 5.5 to 6 inches. The screen occupies almost the entire front panel. Google’s Pixel 2 is a 5-inch OLED display.
The items on the rear panel of the Google Pixel 2 remained unchanged, only slightly increased bulging eye camera. For Pixel XL 2 camera is located on the right and the flash on the left. The smartphone received protection from water and dust, but lost the 3.5 mm audio Jack.
Smart phones have got the function of Always On Display, which almost does not consume battery because of the OLED display. The lock screen will display the time of the last notification and the name of the currently playing track. Search widget on the home screen is the bottom. The top widget is now on the agenda, which displays the date, weather and upcoming appointments.
Both phones support a new feature of Active Edge, which reacts to the pressing of the side faces of the smartphone, as HTC U11. By default runs Google Assistant, but a Google spokesperson said that the purpose of the function can be changed.
Camera Pixel received support and softovoi optical stabilization, which operate simultaneously. Google has added a variety of stickers, including augmented reality, you can add to photos and videos. The main and the front camera has got support for portrait mode. The presentation said that portrait mode will work not only with people but with objects.
Google also introduced Motion Photos — analogue Live Photos from Apple. At the time of the snapshot, the smartphone records three seconds of video and associates it with the picture.
For the performance of the smartphone meets a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 835 and 4 GB of RAM. New products are running Android 8.0 Oreo.
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be the first smartphones that will receive support from Google Lens. By activating the camera and sending it to the site, Google will automatically issue a certificate.
Pixel 2 will be available in three colors: blue, white and black. Pixel 2 XL only available in white and black color. The Pixel 2 starts from $ 649 for the version with 64 GB. Pixel 2 XL with the same amount of memory costs $ 849.
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