20 October 2017
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were announced with pressure sensitive edges and Android software updates to up to 3 years. While the device has gone up for pre-order there’s still time till the company would start shipping its newest flagship units which is expected to happen sometime around the end of this month. Keeping that in mind, Verizon is trying its hand on showcasing Google’s latest lineup of devices as it readies up floor units of the Pixel 2 range for customers who might want to use and try out the device before original units hit the shelves.
Details of the proceeding were rather revealed by Verizon’s PR manager which comes off quite a reliable source. Starting today, users might thus be able to walk into any Verizon Store and check the latest Google phones. We sure do hope that we get to see the Black & White ‘Panda’ variant of the much talked about handset which in reality could take as much as a month for us to get our hands on.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64/128GB onboard storage options. Both devices are waterproof and will be running on a vanilla Android Oreo with Google’s exclusive set of features.
Among the several capabilities, both devices in the Pixel 2 lineup equipped an Ultra vivid OLED display, super fast charging feature, IP67 certified, one of the fastest fingerprint scanner, smartest Assistant on board can be accessed by squeezing edges, First Phone with Google Lens, Highest rated camera and Exclusive AR stickers in camera app. Upon its release, users can grab the base variant of the Pixel 2 for $649 while the 64GB variant of the Pixel 2 XL could be availed for $849 for the unlocked versions of the same.