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Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 reviews of Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and design. The size and camera also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and portability. There are some mixed comments about the screen.

performance, camera, size, design, usability

price, portability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

 

After a rocky start, Google's tweaks and changes have given the Pixel 2 XL the appeal that it needed. It's not the best design to encase this new

Waterproofing ; Solid build ; Good battery performance ; Great camera performance in most conditions ; Display's saturated mode gives the look we wanted

Design doesn't make best use of space ; No 3.5mm headphone socket ; Camera white balance inconsistencies ; No microSD card slot

The Google Pixel 2 XL brought with it a great deal of excitement at launch, with a sense of ambitious design, embracing the 18:9 display and moving things forward, as well as adding that water proofing to keep pace with the best out there.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Spencer Hart (t3.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: the Pixel you want!

 

Distinctive design, intelligent software, outstanding camera, does the Google Pixel 2 XL have it all?

Edge-to-edge display ; Outstanding camera ; Distinctive design ; Intelligent software

Plastic-like metal ; Screen slightly behind Samsung

Nov, 2017

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Cameron Faulkner Siddharth Chauhan (techradar.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL India review

 

A really impressive smartphone with an absolutely killer camera

Smart software that will only get better ; Confident design ; One of the very best smartphone cameras

No 3.5mm headphone port ; Expensive ; Poorer screen than last year's model

Despite losing the cherished 3.5mm headphone jack, the Pixel 2 XL makes up for it in spades with a mix of unique and sought-after features like a stellar design, waterproofing, Active Edge and a truly impressive camera.

Nov, 2017

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL

 

Pixel 2 XL review, features, news, specs and price UK: Google's Pixel 2 XL is bigger, but it's also a lot better looking than the Pixel 2

Stunning camera ; The best version of Android ; Minimal bezel ; Feels great to hold

Lifeless screen

There’s nothing revolutionary or noticeably poor about the 3520mAh cell in the Pixel 2 XL. It’s a perfectly fine battery that’ll get you through the day.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 XL Review

 

A review of the Google Pixel 2 XL, a flagship Android phone that wants to take on the iPhone X and Galaxy S8.

Dec, 2017

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

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Google’s supersized, bezel-less flagship has one HUGE flaw

 

The Pixel 2 XL releases next month, but is Google's plus-sized flagship really better than last year's effort?

Superb camera quality ; Great design

Expensive ; Terrible display

Sure, it has the latest, and greatest processor on-board, and includes the best smartphone camera to date, but its lofty price and poor video capture quality mean Google’s plus-sized Pixel 2 XL is certainly not a phone I can recommend. At least, not in...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Google Pixel 2 XL review

 

Google ditches the bezels and makes its best phone yet

Phenomenal camera ; Beautiful display and matching audio ; The best Android experience around

Bezels still a little on the chunky side ; No wireless charging or expandable storage

The Pixel 2 XL puts practicality before panache but delivers where it counts with an incredible camera and the definitive Android experience

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: Bigger, better?

 

After using the Pixel 2 XL as our full-time handset for several days, here's what we think of Google's mighty updated smartphone.

Premium performance ; Two-day battery life ; Slick design ; Perfect photo capture

Screen issues ; Software needs some love

While the Pixel 2 XL is certainly a solid all-round smartphone, there are a few little niggling issues here and there that drop it some vital points.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Alan Martin (alphr.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Google's big beast is now just £604

 

Expensive, lacks key features and the screen is problematic; the Google Pixel 2 XL is a huge disappointment

It’s a little disappointing that the Pixel 2 XL’s potentially most useful – and exciting – feature isn’t fully ready yet but, to be honest, I’m not at all convinced by the phone as a whole anyway. Yes, it has the latest, fastest processor inside it...

Feb, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 XL review

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Not deterred by the seemingly unending popularity of Samsung's Galaxy handsets and Apple iPhones, Google is back for another bite of the smartphone cherry with the Google Pixel 2 XL. Can the updated camera, screen and software make a dent in its...

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3520

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

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:18:9
Display diagonal:15.2
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:2880 x 1440
Display Type:OLED / P-OLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:538
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
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:7.9
Height :157.9
Weight:175
Width:76.7