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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!

Bogdan Petrovan
Bogdan is the European Managing Editor of Android Authority. He loves tech, travel, and fantasy. He wishes he had more time for two of those things. Bogdan's phone is a Nexus 6P.