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Google Pixel 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews of Google Pixel 2. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and usability are generally positive. The size and camera also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the GPS navigation and connectivity.

performance, camera, size, usability, screen

price, connectivity, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matt Swider (techradar.com)

Google Pixel 2 review

 

The best camera on a smartphone

Top-of-the-line photos and video ; Dual front-facing speakers ; Premium water-resistant body

Bezels really stand out in 2018 ; No 3.5mm headphone jack ; Camera app could be better

The Pixel 2 clues us in on why Google called its phone series Pixel: it was building the best camera on a phone. This second-generation effort fulfills that promise with not only the best-in-class photos, but also dual front-facing speakers and...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Google Pixel 2 Smartphone Review

 

Small, but powerful! The smallish Pixel 2 smartphone features a 5-inch 16:9 display. In addition to being slightly cheaper, this is the only difference when compared with its bigger brother. The camera has managed to impress us but battery life is a...

fast SoC ; modern Android with long update cycle ; excellent camera ; good speakers ; fast LTE ; aptX HD ; free cloud storage for pictures and videos ; IP67

display could be brighter ; no dual-SIM ; no microSD slot ; PWM ; no more MIMO-WLAN

Google’s focus for and main selling point of its latest smartphones is the combination of hardware, software, and artificial intelligence that these two constitute. The Google Pixel 2 is certainly a very good smartphone, even though the design is a...

Dec, 2017

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Google Pixel 2

 

Pixel 2 review, news, specs, features and price: Is this the best handset Google has released to date? Or could it have done more to beat the competition?

Truly amazing camera ; The best version of Android ; Nice display

Boring design ; Huge bezel

Smartphone design has taken a big step in the right direction in 2017, but battery life hasn’t seen similar advances. I managed to get just about day of use from the Pixel off a single charge, and the same is true of the Pixel 2

Apr, 2018

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Henry Burrell (techadvisor.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 review

 

Google hits back at Apple and Samsung with a second-generation Pixel phone that excels in software and photography

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Simon (pcworld.com)

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Everything you need to know about Google's new flagships

 

The follow-up to Google's flagship Pixel phone brings major changes. Here's what's different and not so different between the two phones.

It's hard to say. We didn't experience any issues with the Pixel 2 XL screen on our review unit, but other reviewers have noticed inconsistent colors and wonky white balance. If your Pixel 2 exhibits any issues with the display, contact Google about a...

Nov, 2017

Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert review by : Nathan Spendelow (expertreviews.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 review: The Android smartphone, redefined – made better with this Black Friday deal

 

Google's Pixel 2 is waving the flag for Android once again – and this Black Friday deal is criminal

Top-notch performance ; Much better display than the Pixel 2 XL ; The best smartphone camera, ever

Expensive

Once again, Google is leading the Android charge. It might be sticking with same uninspired design as last year's – and lacks the bezel-less display of its supersized sibling – but a much-needed processor upgrade and welcome camera improvements have...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by (zdnet.com)

Google Pixel 2 review: No frills, but a great camera and fast Android updates

 

Google's second-generation Pixel handsets are again available in two sizes. We've already put the larger, 6-inch Pixel 2 XL through its paces. On test here is the smaller, less expensive, 5-inch Pixel 2 . Like the Pixel 2 XL, the Pixel 2 comes in two...

Very good performance ; Great camera ; Fast battery charging ; IP67 dust and water resistance ; Guaranteed speedy Android updates ; Clever use of fingerprint reader and squeezable sides

Moderate battery life ; Tall chassis ; No microSD slot or 3.5mm headphone jack ; No wireless charging

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Google Pixel 2 review

 

The true Pixel experience in a (slightly) smaller package and minus the display issues - this is the Google Pixel 2 in size Medium and not Extra Large.

Nov, 2017

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Julian Chokkattu (digitaltrends.com)

Google Pixel 2 Review

 

The Pixel 2 is a brilliantly fast, compact smartphone with a stunning camera.

Blazing fast speed ; Great software experience, fast updates ; Excellent camera ; IP67 water-resistant ; Compact, colorful screen

No headphone jack ; Average battery life ; Chunky edges around screen, dated design

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Google Pixel 2 Review: Android camera magic

 

If there's a rockstar of the Android world in 2017, it's the new Pixel 2 . Google's own smartphones may not sell in as great a number as, say, Apple's iPhone or Samsung's Galaxy, but they're arguably no less important in their own way. The Pixel 2 and...

Pure Android Oreo experience is tasty ; Excellent camera ; Solid battery life ; Speedy Snapdragon 835 performance

Pixel 2 bezels are huge ; Pixel 2 XL pOLED is muted and blue-tinged off-axis ; Can Google meet demand?

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2700

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2.4
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:240
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12.2
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@240fps,1280x720@30fps,1280x720@60fps,1920x1080@120fps,1920x1080@30fps,3840x2160@30fps
Self-timer:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:480p,720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand colour:Clearly White
Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, White / Blue
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
Housing material:Aluminium
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant

Display

Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:441
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Magnetic sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Navigation

Barometer:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSDPA+,HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:APT-X
Bluetooth version:5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 540
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, File manager, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.9
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.35
Processor Model:835

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:8

Storage

Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 64
RAM capacity:4
USB mass storage:Y

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.8
Height :145.7
Weight:143
Width:69.7