Whenever someone starts talking about a remarkable design of a new smartphone, boredom creeps up within us and that’s quite normal with the overwhelming number of these devices all around us. But, the sensational design of Google Pixel 2 that many are talking about deserves some hearing. Yes, in many ways it stands wide apart from rest of the smartphones in the market, if not only design. Scheduled to be launched on 19th October, Pixel is all set to take over smartphone market with cutting edge specs, features and design. Let us have a look at some of its offerings.
Different Colour Options
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are respectively offered with three different color options and two color options. While the Blue one is available only with the smaller Pixel the Pixel 2 XL gets more somber Black and White option.
Coming on to the hardware specs, Google Pixel is really a powerful phone. It is loaded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. With 4GB RAM Pixel phones are coming with two different inbuilt memory capacities as 64GB or 128GB. Weighing respectively 143 gms and 175 gms it is one of the lightweight smartphones as of now. The best thing about new Pixel is its robust photo shooting abilities thanks to 12.2 MP rear camera, 1.4μm pixels, f/1.8 aperture lens, autofocus with laser and dual-pixel phase detection and optical and electronic image stabilization. It can should crisp 1080p video at 30, 60, or 120 fps.
Pixel 2 Is Water Resistant
This time Google decided to give Pixel water resistance capacity. The new Google Pixel 2 with an IP67 rating can be drowned up to one meter under the water for a duration up to 30 minutes.
It is not a flashy and overpowering design with with all glass and curved screen that Google preferred with its Pixel 2. Instead of following flashy design examples of close competitors like iPhone X or latest Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel 2 rather chosen the middle path and what came out is a simple, effective and smooth design truly stood apart from all others. An aluminium finish and a sleek easy to grip built made it quite outstanding to hold in hand.
It Also Has No Headphone Jack
That is not less than a heart warming revelation. Yes, Google Pixel 2 has no headphone jack. But the phone coming with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box will allow pairing with traditional wired headphones in the market. Actually, Google wants you to listen music by connecting over Bluetooth 5.0 and the company is already on its effort to partner brands to come up with its own wireless headphones.
If you want to choose one big reason to pick up Pixel 2 it is its awesome camera and imaging features. Google chosen to go with the single lens on the rear side but incorporated an array of features to make your shots crispier than ever. The new imaging features of the phone are quite interactive and powered by machine learning. This would ensure serving your image capturing passion just the way you like it to be. Apart from robust pixel count and several fps modes, the camera offers new optical image stabilisation along with electronic image stabilization. It has advanced phase detection to make your focus right with the dual pixels. With auto HDR mode the new Pixel offers havoc capacity for photography in low light conditions.
HDR And Augmented Reality
The new Pixel will make many things appear livelier with HDR and augmented reality effects. Motion Photos, a feature in new Pixel will work more like Apple’s Live Photos. With this feature capturing a motion clip instantly like a regular photo is easier than ever. Though we are still unsure whether the file formats for these motion photos will be supported by social media platforms or not.
The masterstroke of the Pixel 2 lies obviously with the launch of the Google Assistant. The new virtual assistant can offer equal outputs comparable to Siri of Apple. But when it comes to detecting the locations and Googling it instantly to serve you information about the things in front of you, it would enjoy an edge. The home screen of the new phone would look crispier and smarter with easy access to everything through the Google search box. Google Lens being fully supported with Pixel will help recognising the elements of the photos like landmarks, books, recipes, etc. The microphone on the other hand will identify any music playing in your surroundings before coming with the information about it right on your screen. Pixel 2 can really change the way we Google things right on our mobile device screen. Along with smooth and simple design and awesome image and video processing techniques it is coming with a lot of intelligent features to redefine mobile user experience once more.