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Google Pixel 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Google Pixel 2. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and screen. The usability and camera are also appreciated, whereas the connectivity and price get critical reviews.

performance, camera, usability, screen, size

price, connectivity

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 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Prasid Banerjee (digit.in)

Google Pixel 2 Review

 

The Google Pixel 2 has an excellent camera and it comes in a compact form factor. It's the fastest compact Android phone you can buy today.

Compact form factor ; Fast and fluid performance ; Excellent camera

Camera can be inconsistent ; Average battery life

The Google Pixel 2 is the Android phone we’d recommend to anyone who wants a compact Android phone and can afford its huge price tag. It has an excellent camera, but battery life needs some work and Google should put more into its design.

2017-11

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Google Pixel 2 review

 

A super-fast software powerhouse with the best camera on any phone

Takes amazing photos ; Really fast ; Packed with clever software touches

Design feels dated ; Screen isn’t quite flagship-worthy ; Stingy with storage

Buy it if you want a phenomenal camera and superb software experience; buy the 2 XL if you want those two things plus a bigger, better screen

2017-10

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 2017 ; 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...

2017-11

Expert review by: Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Google Pixel 2 Smartphone Preview

 

First impressions. 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...

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. Overall, our first impressions of the Pixel 2 were very positive, and we liked the new...

2017-10

Expert Reviews Recommended

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

Google Pixel 2 review: The Android smartphone, redefined

 

Google's Pixel 2 is waving the flag for Android once again, but does it suffer from the same display issues as the Pixel 2XL?

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...

2017-10

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Google Pixel 2

 

Pixel 2 review, news, specs, features and price: Is this the best phone yet from Google? 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

2017-10

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

2017-10

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

The Pixel 2 is a boring phone until you turn it on. The uninspiring hardware melts away to present you with a bleeding edge vision of the Android future, with machine learning fully integrated. It’s not quite there yet, but this is where we are heading.

2017-10

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Google Pixel 2

 

The Pixel 2 brings exclusive Google Assistant features you can't get on any other phone, and lets you trigger them with a squeeze.

Promising camera. Fast processor. Nice build. Exclusive Assistant features.

Small screen and big bezels for the size. No headphone jack.

There's a smooth set of stair steps up the Android flagship price ladder. The OnePlus 5 costs $479. The Pixel 2 is $649. The Galaxy S8 clocks in around $720, the Pixel 2 XL is $849, and the Galaxy Note 8 is in the $900 zone.

2017-10

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Google Pixel 2 review

 

A super-fast software powerhouse with the best camera on any phone

Takes amazing photos ; Really fast ; Packed with clever software touches

Design feels dated ; Screen isn’t quite flagship-worthy ; Stingy with storage

Buy it if you want a phenomenal camera and superb software experience; buy the 2 XL if you want those two things plus a bigger, better screen

2017-10

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
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

Colour of product:Black / 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

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
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