Google Pixel 2 vs. Pixel 2 XL: What's the Difference?

In our previous post, we meet that Google has launched 2 new smartphone i.e., Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL and compared the Google Pixel 2 with the newly launched iPhone 8.

In this post we will be comparing the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL.

Google Pixel 2 vs. Pixel 2 XL
It must be noted that Google Pixel 2 is priced at Rs. 42,000 (64GB) while Google Pixel 2 XL is priced at Rs. 55,000 (64GB). To our good luck, India is one of the countries where these phones will be available first. Let’s take a look at other specifications of these phones.

In the matter of design, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both are similar to the last year launched Pixel smartphone. Both the phone runs on Android 8 Oreo and supports a 3.5mm headphone jack. Pixel 2 is launched in 3 colors-blue, dusty black and clear white while Pixel 2 XL is being released in 2 colors - Jet Black and Black & White. A search bar has been provided at the bottom of the homescreen.


Display and Processor
Pixel 2 comes with a 5 inch full HD (1080X1920 Pixels) display. Its processor is Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 which supports Pixel 2 4GB LPDDR4X. This phone comes in 2 variants-64GB and 128GB.

Pixel 2 has a 12.2MP back camera and 8MP front camera.

It has a 2700mAh battery. It is being said that the phone works for around 7 hrs with being charged for only 15 minutes.


Pixel 2 XL has similar features as Pixel 2 except the ones mentioned below:

It has a 6 inch QHD (2880X1440 Pixel) display. Its cornering gorilla glass has five coatings.

Its battery is 3520mAh and can work upto 7 hrs with 15 minutes of charging.

Let’s Find Out Why Google Pixel 2 Is Better Than iPhone 8

Google Smartphone has been trying to create a foothold in the market for a long time. Recently google launched 2 new Smartphones-Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2XL. Apple has also launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus.

Let’s Find Out Which One Is Better Between Google Pixel 2 and Iphone 8

Google Pixel 2 has latest android 8 Oreo OS and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. On the other hand iPhone 8 has apple's A11 bionic processor and runs on iOS 11.

While iPhone 8 has 12 MP primary and 7 MP front camera, Google Pixel 2 has 12.2 MP back and 8 MP front camera.

IPhone 8 has display of only 4.7 inch whereas Google Pixel 2 comes with 5 inch display. Not only this Google Pixel 2 has pixels of 587 ppi as compared to pixels of 326 ppi in iPhone 8.

Google Pixel 2 has 4GB RAM whereas iPhone 8 has only 2GB RAM.

iPhone 8 seems to be lacking in the matter of battery as well as it comes with 1821mAh power battery as compared to 2700mAh power battery in Google Pixel 2.

Google Pixel 2 (64GB) is priced at Rs. 42,200 whereas iPhone 8 (64GB) is priced at Rs. 64,000.

In the end it can be said that Google Pixel 2 is better than iPhone 8 as it offers more in lesser price.

Lenovo K8 Plus Review

Lenovo has launched its second device in K8 series, K8 Plus which offers stock android OS along with dual camera setup. Let’s find out the specifications and price of the phone:

K8 Note offers 5.5 inch display whereas K8 Plus offers 5.2 inches display. Despite the smaller screen as compared to K8 Note, K8 Plus provides resolution of 1920X1080 pixels.

K8 Plus offers 13MP+5MP dual camera and front camera of 8MP with selfie flash. Photos taken during daylight come with good quality while the photos taken indoors can get a little noise. Only issue we felt in dual camera mode is that it loses the focus.

Company has provided 3GB RAM with Octa Core Helio P20 processor. We didn’t experience slowness even when we played high end games on it.

Although the phone comes with 32GB internal storage, only 24GB can be used for storage. External storage is extendable upto 128GB.

The phone has 4000mah battery that can easily run for one and a half day during normal use. During heavy use it can run for a day. The phone fully charges in 2 hrs.

K8 Plus is considered to be the compact version of K8 Note. It has metal unibody design and looks very attractive.

Separate Button for Music
Just like K8 Note, this phone comes with a separate button for music. However, the company has removed the notification LED light from the device.

The phone has thin bezels and its brightness is also good.

The fingerprint scanner in the phone works quite fast.

K8 Plus costs only Rs. 10,999 only as compared to K8 Note which was priced at Rs. 15000.

In the end it can be said that this phone is a value for money.

Facebook and YouTube May Soon Be Available On Reliance Jio Phone

Reliance Jio phone has made a buzz in the market since its release. Another news that has made quite a stir is that the phone supports Facebook and YouTube. According to media reports, pictures and videos of 2nd generation Jio phone has been shared which shows that it supports Facebook and YouTube. However, it has not been clearly shown in any video whether the apps are properly working or not. It is better to wait for the official statement from the company.

It must be noted that Jio phone is a budget phone that works on KaiOS version. The phone costs Rs. 1500 and has 2.4 inch screen and comes with 512mb RAM, 4GB internal storage that can be extended to 128 GB.

It consists of options like 4G VOLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MM radio, GPS, micro USB port and 3.5mm audio. It comes loaded with Jio apps, built-in voice assistant and a LED torch.