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For years, Android fans have clamored for a pure Android device, and with the original Pixel and Pixel XL, they got exactly that. A year down the line, Google has had the time to refine its vision for what a modern smartphone should be, and the specs of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reflect it. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL specs include all the necessary elements for a true flagship, and a few special touches directly from Google.

Let’s take a look at what the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL specifications offer – let us know what you think of these features!

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL specs

 Google Pixel 2Google Pixel 2 XL
Display5.0-inch Full HD OLED
1,920 x 1,080 resolution
441 ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
16:9 aspect ratio
6.0-inch Quad HD+ pOLED
2,880 x 1,440 resolution
538 ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
18:9 aspect ratio
ProcessorOcta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
2.35 Ghz + 1.9 Ghz, 64-bit
Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
2.35 Ghz + 1.9 Ghz, 64-bit
GPUAdreno 540Adreno 540
RAM4 GB LPDDR4x4 GB LPDDR4x
Storage64/128 GB
No microSD slot
64/128 GB
No microSD slot
CamerasRear camera:
12.2 MP sensor, 1.4 μm pixel size, and f/1.8 aperture, laser + dual pixel phase detection autofocus, OIS, EIS

Front camera:
8 MP sensor, 1.4 μm pixel size, and f/2.4 aperture, fixed focus
Rear camera:
12.2 MP sensor, 1.4 μm pixel size, and f/1.8 aperture, laser + dual pixel phase detection autofocus, OIS, EIS

Front camera:
8 MP sensor, 1.4 μm pixel size, and f/2.4 aperture, fixed focus
AudioNo 3.5 mm headphone jack
Audio over USB Type-C
No 3.5 mm headphone jack
Audio over USB Type-C
Battery2,700 mAh
Non-removable
Rapid Charging 18W
3,520 mAh
Non-removable
Rapid Charging 18W
IP ratingIP67 water and dust resistanceIP67 water and dust resistance
NetworkGSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
CDMA EVDO Rev A: BC0/BC1/BC10
FDD-LTE : Bands 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/29/30/32/66*2
TD-LTE: Bands 38*/40/412

Supports up to CAT 15 (800Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL), 3x DL CA, 4x4 MIMO, 256-QAM DL and 64-QAM UL depending on carrier support
GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
CDMA EVDO Rev A: BC0/BC1/BC10
FDD-LTE : Bands 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/29/30/32/66*2
TD-LTE: Bands 38*/40/412

Supports up to CAT 15 (800Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL), 3x DL CA, 4x4 MIMO, 256-QAM DL and 64-QAM UL depending on carrier support
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth 5.0 BLE
NFC
USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth 5.0 BLE
NFC
USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
SIMe-SIMe-SIM
SoftwareAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
ColorsJust Black, Clearly White, Kinda BlueJust Black, Black & White
Dimensions and weight145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm
143 grams
157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
175 grams

There you have it: the full spec sheet for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL! We’ll be bringing you our hands-on with these two devices shortly. Don’t miss our other coverage from Google’s event today!