Google Pixel 2 Features

The Google Pixel 2 attempts to integrate the best of Google into a Smartphone. The Pixel 2 has what many industry analysits call the best-available smartphone camera, and the phone also automates connection to Google's assistant. It offers the most advanced intelligent software features that are now available. Critics say its overall design is not as modern as it could be, and the battery is not changeable, which are the most common complaints. Reviews are good overall, and say it is an excellent performer, starting with the camera and going from there to the rest of its features. There is also a Pixel 2 XL, which is a version with a few different features, but essentially the same piece of electronics. Read on to learn more about this great phone.

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  1. What is the difference between the Pixel 2, and the Pixel 2XL?
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    The difference is largely in appearance is the XL, which is larger, and it has a larger display. The XL also has a larger battery and a longer battery life.

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  2. What are some of the artificial intelligence and augmented reality features?
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    The Pixel can recognize a song you are hearing, find information about the song, as well as where to find it online. It can also recognize information about a book or poster, and even landmarks. It will also answer questions you ask.

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  3. What is the "squeeze" feature?
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    You can squeeze both sides of the phone to activate the Google assistant, which is the same as saying "OK, Google." You may also use the squeeze function to activate the camera for still pictures of for video. You may use the squeeze feature, or the voice recognition feature interchangeably.

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  4. What happened to the headphone jack?
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    The Google Pixel 2 does not have a headphone jack anymore, following Apple's lead, they left it out of this version. Makers of phones feel wireless is the way to go, and they are starting to not include headphone jacks as a result.

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  5. What are the features of the Pixel 2 camera?
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    There is a rear camera that has a 12.2-megapixel system, and the front camera has an 8-megapixel system. It uses a LED dual flash on the back when needed. It has a portrait mode that can adjust to how you take pictures. It has geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection features as well. You can also send photos to your computer or to the cloud.

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  6. What safety features does it have?
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    The front glass is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and is said to be waterproof. Certainly, it won't hurt if you get a little rain on the phone, but Google says you can drop it in water and it will survive. It has added even more waterproofing than the previous model had, which was already pretty good. Some shock resistance has also been added.

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  7. What are its physical aspects?
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    The Pixel 2 is 5.74 inches long, 2.74 inches wide and .031 inches thick. The Pixel 2XL is 6.5 inches long and 3.5 inches wide, with the same thickness. The phone weighs 5.04 ounces. It utilizes a 16:9 ratio with its display. It has a five-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

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  8. What are the power and storage specifications?
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    Both versions use the 1.9Ghz Qualcom Snapdragon 835 processor. It comes with 4 GB of RAM, and has 64GB of memory. It is not expandable and there is no card slot. The Pixel 2 runs on an Android 8.0.0 system, and the non-removable battery is 2700mAh.

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  9. How does the always-on feature work?
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    Google is trying to bring this feature back into fashion. It has the time of day, various notifications, and other things you can choose, to always be visible on the phone's screen.

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  10. What is an advantage the Google Pixel 2 has over Android?
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    The Pixel 2 will get updates to software from Google as soon as they are ready. Android phone makers tend to put their own mark on software, and that can make it take longer for updates to get to the consumer. Faster updates are a major advantage.

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