Google’s new Pixel 2 smartphone has just been launched in Canada. The Android smartphone has some new features, like an always-on display, it’s waterproof, the headphone jack has been done away with (but an adapter has been provided) and there’s fun live wallpapers to choose from now.
Google Pixel 2 XL first look & what’s new
Some of the promises & features of new Google Pixel 2:
●glass-aluminum design is back, with 3D Gorilla Glass 5
● fast fingerprint sensor
● 2 sizes & 4 colours: a 5” in Clearly White, Kinda Blue and Just Black and a 6” in Black &
White and Just Black
●smartphone camera by DxOMark Mobile, promising good quality photos & videos in any light
●new Portrait mode for crisp, beautiful portraits and selfies with a gorgeous background blur. Works on people, and objects.
●free, unlimited original-quality storage for all photos and videos in Google Photos.
● easy photo search: enter a location, a person’s name or even an emoji and quickly find what you’re looking for
●new Google Lens 2 in Google Photos. (Lens is a new set of visual smarts that help you
learn about the world around you. Search for and identify landmarks, artwork, books, movies, music albums, and video games or save phone numbers and email addresses right to your contacts)
The brand new Google Pixel 2 starts at $899 (CAD) and Pixel 2 XL starts at $1159
(CAD), and it’s now available for pre-order from The Google Store, Bell, Best Buy Canada, and others.
A full review is underway. Check back for details and post any questions you have about the Pixel 2 below in comments.