November 9, 2017 12:18 IST

Google Pixel 2 XL First Look

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At the starting price of Rs 73,000 (64GB variant), the device is set to give some tough competition to iPhone 8 Plus. Credit: IBT/Sami Khan
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Pixel 2 XL's build and appearance will impress you the moment you hold it. Google has served up a metal unibody smartphone with a soft matte finish that makes the device extremely ergonomic. Credit: IBT/Sami Khan
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The matte finish also ensures the device remains free of fingerprint smudges. This feature is, however, subjective and some might find it a bit "plasticky". Credit: IBT/Sami Khan
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Pixel 2 XL joins the bandwagon of bezel-less display smartphones and hence has a taller-than-wider frame to accommodate a 6-inch 18:9 screen in a smaller frame and has almost 76.5 per cent screen-to-body ratio. Credit: IANS
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A major high point as well as the best feature is Pixel 2 XL's camera. It doesn't house a dual-sensor like Apple iPhone 8 Plus, but the single camera lens outperforms many flagship devices out there in the market. Credit: IANS
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The rear shooter has been upgraded with a brighter f/1.8 aperture and optical stabilisation (OIS), as well as electronic stabilisation, resulting in detailed images with crisp colour reproduction and accurate tones. Credit: IANS
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Low-light photography was pretty impressive albeit with a slight decrease in the focus speed. Credit: IANS