Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL – What Makes them Special?

As every loyal Android fan already knows, Google is getting ready to launch the highly anticipated Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Keeping in mind that the Pixel lineup represents the best that Google has to offer in terms of smartphones, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone to find out that the expectations bar is set pretty high. Today we will go over everything we know about Google’s upcoming Pixel 2 and find out what we can expect.

Operating System

One of the reasons why everyone is highly anticipated Pixel 2 to be launched is because it will run on Google’s not yet released Android 8.0 Oreo. The Android parent is already adding the finishing touches to Android 8.0 Oreo and it is expected to take the Android experience to the next level with innovative features such as aptX Bluetooth Streaming and performance tweaks.


Leaving the operating system aside, Google’s Pixel smartphones are known for being premium in terms of hardware. The Android parent has made sure to equip Pixel with impressive hardware so that it’s able to compete with the top dogs of the smartphone industry. Therefore, we can be sure that the upcoming Pixel smartphones will also be equipped with powerful hardware. In addition, Google’s Senior Vice President once stayed that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will “stay premium” when asked about their hardware.

Qualcomm is one of the best mobile chipset manufacturers in the world and no one should be shocked to find out that all rumors area pointing towards Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor. If this proves to be true and Pixel 2 is actually fueled by the aforementioned chipset then it means that it will be quite powerful, especially since Snapdragon 835 clocks at 2.45GHz. The perfect mix between Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and a powerful chipset such as the Snapdragon 835 will definitely make Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL two of the world’s most desirable Android smartphones.

One thought on “Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL – What Makes them Special?”

  1. Would be unreal if the price is affordable, Google seems trying to levels with iPhone on the price tag but come on its Android not iOS

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