Google: Pixel 2 still has headphone jack - if you count USB-C

Posted October 09, 2017

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Additionally, Nat and Friends also took a road trip with the Pixel 2 to test its camera potential.

This may prove to be annoying for a couple of reasons, the main one being that if you are a passenger in the auto, your device may switch automatically to do not disturb mode.

Further, you can capture stunning portrait shots with gorgeous background blurs, from both the front and the back cameras. This hybrid dual-SIM supported smartphone has a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a secondary 2-megapixel camera. However, somewhere else there is greatly improved news for enthusiasts of the Google Pixel extend, as the execution of the camera incorporated into the Google Pixel 2 has just been altogether commended. It builds on Google's advancements in computer vision and machine learning, combined with Google knowledge graph which underpins Google Search.

DxOMark has given the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL a score of 95 in exposure and contrast, 86 in colour, 98 in autofocus, 73 in texture, 59 in noise, 64 in artifacts, and 88 in flash, 32 in zoom and 45 in bokeh, taking the over image (photo) score to 99. While it might seem that we have got a step closer to Star Trek's fabled universal translator, if you haven't already used Google Translate (and if you haven't, you really should) you should know that the app can already do this function anyway. Making a hardware component of any particular device is not an easy task and both the techs are aware of this.

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The new Pixel Buds have some impressive functions, including real-time translation in 40 languages, which can be accessed through the Google Assistant simply by tapping on the right earbud.

The Google Pixel 2 XL will run on Android 8.0.0, backed by a 3520mAh battery.

Previously, Google's first-generation Pixel phones and earlier Nexus phones got only two years of Android software updates. These two premium smartphone options come with a heavy price tag and excellent features. It also works with a stylus ($99). With monthly security updates direct from Google, your Pixel will always have the most advanced security precautions built in-no more worrying about updating or upgrading. Google would also like to make Lens a verb, so make sure you say "I'm Lensing this dog!" when using the feature.

Pixel users will be able to use the phones with its new Pixel Buds, a pair of wireless headphones connected to each other with a string. It should be fast and painless. With Apple iOS 11, DND is a part of all devices that are supported by the new iOS.

At Google's launch of new kit this week in San Francisco, Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of hardware, said a courageous thing. In addition to helping with translations, the Assistant can place phone calls, get directions and give you alerts at your command.