Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be inaugurated tonight at an event in San Francisco. Even if Google Pixel and Pixel XL have not set the sales record on fire, it doesn’t mean Google, which is a giant in itself, has lost hopes in its hardware dreams. Factually speaking, Google has invested in this project for the long haul. The company recently also announced its acquisition of a part of HTC’s engineering team. This team includes people who were working on the Pixel series.
By taking a look at the previous Pixel phones, we can have a pretty good idea of what we can expect from Google’s latest mobile. Still, we will have to wait for the official launch to know it for a fact what we will get. Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will carry a long way with the premium price tag, which we have seen in the earlier devices. The Google Pixel started in India at a price tag of 57,000 INR. On the other end, the bigger Pixel XL was priced in the company at 67,000 INR for the 32 GB variant.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Even though Google’s Pixel presented well-versed specifications along with a camera the press that couldn’t stop the raving about, yet there wasn’t really anything that made the Pixel phones stand out from their mid-range rivals like Samsung and iPhones. Even though Pixel phones come with stock Android and were some of the very first phones to have the Google Assistant, brands like OnePlus have also used a more stock UI Android approach. Apart from OnePlus phones, the Motorola list of phones has also sported stock Android. Plus Google Assistant was made available to the entire Android universe, meaning the unique feature of Pixel phones was lost soon.
There have also been the Nexus phones, which were co-branded with various other companies. In 2013, we also witnessed the Nexus edition of well-known phones like Samsung Galaxy S4 ‘Nexus Edition’, and it came with stock Android.