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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Will Be Sold Exclusively Online On Flipkart in India; Pre-order Starts on 26th Oct

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL which were announced earlier this month will be sold exclusively online by Flipkart in India. The pre-order for these phones will begin on 26th Oct, 2017 at 00:00hrs on Flipkart and deliveries for the same will begin from 1st November. Pixel 2 will be priced at Rs.61, 000 for the 64 GB variant and Rs.70, 000 for the 128 GB whereas the Pixel 2 XL 64 GB will cost Rs.73,000 and Pixel 2 XL 128 GB will be available for Rs.82,000. These phones will also be available via offline channels.

Following are the exclusive pre-order offers of Flipkart:
1) Free Sennheiser Headset worth Rs.11,990 (T&C Apply)
2) Rs.8000 cashback on EMI transactions done with HDFC Bank Credit cards
3) Guaranteed 50% Buyback Value when you upgrade your Pixel (T&C Apply)
4) Extra Rs.5,000 off on exchange of select phone models
5) No Cost EMI starting at Rs.3389/month

Besides above following offers are also available:

  • For Airtel subscribers: 120GB of additional data for 6 months
  • For Reliance Jio subscribers: Overall benefits worth Rs 14,999. This includes 1 year of unlimited voice, data (750GB), SMS and Jio applications worth Rs 9,999 at no cost; and Rs 5,000 additional exchange bonus, over and above the value of your old phone when exchanged for a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL at Reliance Digital stores.

These offers are applicable across Flipkart and offline retail partners including Reliance Digital, Croma and many more across India.

On the specifications front, Google Pixel 2 features a 5-inch (1920x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The Pixel 2 XL sports a 6 inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ pOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and protected with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Both the phones are powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor mated with 4GB RAM and internal storage of 64GB and 128GB which can be further extended upto 256GB. The Pixel 2 is packed with 2700mAh battery whereas the Pixel 2 XL gets its juice from 3200mAh battery. According to Google, the batteries can be charged up to seven hours in just 15 minutes. These phone are also water- and dust- resistant to the IP67 standard.

Both the phones run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box and will be the first devices to get monthly security updates.These phones sport dual speakers at the front. These phones have fingerprint sensors at the back. These phone are encased with Aluminum unibody with hybrid coating. These phones have an Active Edge for quick squeeze to perform various tasks and also launch Google Assistant. This type of feature was seen in HTC U11.

The home screen on these phones have been revamped. Search box has been given on the bottom of the screen. It has always on display support for viewing notifications and time.

For photography, both the phones are equipped with revamped cameras in the front and back. These phones are mounted with 12.2MP rear camera with LED flash, OIS, EIS, f/1.8 aperture, Laser and Dual pixel phase detection, 4K video recording capability. For selfies, it is equipped with an 8MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture. Both the front and rear cameras incorporate features of portrait shots with background blurs. The cameras of these phones also support Augmented Reality Feature including AR Stickers. You can add 3D characters and Emojis in photos and videos and when capturing a scene, you can see these characters moving.


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