Pixel 2 Launched with no Headphone jack and wireless Pixel Buds to go with it


The Pixel 2 (specs and prices mentioned below) and Pixel 2 XL were unveiled at a special event in San Francisco, The Pixel 2 runs Google’s latest Android Oreo software but the home button and headphone jacks have been removed, following the no-headphone-jack trend started by Apple.

For a better audio experience with Pixel 2, Google revealed the wireless Pixel Buds, priced at 159$. The headphones can translate foreign languages in real time. Allowing users to both speak in and listen to foreign languages using Google’s Translate App, which can translate your words to another languages and ‘speak’ them through the phone’s speakers.

The Pixel 2 phones are water resistant, feature super-fast charging, and have unlimited online photo storage.

Pixel 2,  Hardware and Software specifications :


Operating System Android 8.0.0

Display :

Screen size (inches) 5 inches Edge to edge display
Dimensions 145.70 x 69.70 x 7.80
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels


Processor 1.9GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage No


Rear camera 12.2-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel


Battery capacity (mAh) 2700
Removable battery No

Pricing (US and India) :

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will start taking pre-orders in India from October 26. The Pixel 2 will be sold in the country from November 1 at retail stores and Flipkart. The Pixel 2 XL will be available from November 15.

The Pricing comparison of India and US is as follows –

Pixel 2 (64GB) : Rs 61,000 / $649

Pixel 2 (128GB) : Rs 70,000 / $749

Pixel 2 XL (64GB) : Rs 73,000 / $849

Pixel 2 XL (128GB) : Rs 82,000 / $899


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