Google Pixel 2 XL now available in India from Rs 73000 onward

Google Pixel 2 XL now available in India from Rs 73000 onward

More than a month after Google unveiled its second generation Pixel smartphone series, the bigger Pixel 2 XL is now finally available for purchase in India exclusively on Flipkart.

Apart from unlocking the device in a snap, the fingerprint sensor on Pixel 2 XL can also be used to access the notification panel with a swipe down.

Starting on Wednesday, Google has made its flagship Pixel 2 XL available for Indian buyers with a starting price tag of Rs 73,000 for the 64GB storage version. It can also be picked up from offline outlets like Sangeetha Mobiles, Reliance Digital, Croma, Vijay Sales, and Poorvika. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor mated with 4GB RAM and internal storage of 64GB and 128GB.

The Pixel 2 XL is available in two colours- Just Black and Black and White. However, Flipkart is only offering the Black variant of the handset.

Buyers can also exchange their old device and avail up to Rs 20,000 off, and extra up to Rs 7,100 off on exchange on Pixel and Pixel XL models.

Ahead of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales commencing in November Google on Wednesday announced offers on pre-ordering the devices. The offer starts from Thursday
Google Pixel 2 XL now available in India from Rs 73000 onward

Moreover, there is a cash back offer of Rs. 8,000 on EMI transactions for HDFC Bank Credit Card holders.

While the Pixel 2 XL comes with a 6-inch screen with a resolution of 1440P and an aspect ratio of 18:3.

The Pixel 2 XL comes with Active Edge feature with which you can interact with the smartphone by squeezing it.

Google has introduced several launch offers for consumers planning to buy Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel 2 XL's front camera is 8MP with f/2.4 aperture and this too supports a portrait mode. Both the phones house a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilisation.

This phone is backed by a full 2-year warranty and offers connectivity options of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C and NFC. On the software front, the Google Pixel 2 XL runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system right out of the box.