CNET First Look
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL first lookYour quick first look at the new Pixel phones from Google.
This is your first look at the brand new Pixel 2 that Google just announced here in San Francisco. This is the five inch model and we're going to the Pixel 2 XL which is the six inch [UNKNOWN] in a minute. First off, let's take a look at the configuration of this one. Really similar to last year's Pixel. We had dual stereo Speakers on the top and the bottom there, we have a power button and a volume rocker, around the back is a 12 megapixel camera that they [INAUDIBLE] featuring optical image stabilization and electronic image stabilization in video, [INAUDIBLE] just gave this 98 out 100 it's currently the best smartphone camera out there according to them, and at the bottom USBC You notice there is no headphone jacks and that means we'll be needing to connect that blue tooth and all USBC audio. It also has [INAUDIBLE] to go to google assistant. Take a selfie, let's see if it can do that. Yup, it understood me in this loud environment it's taking a selfie. Hi, there you go so both phones have that function. Personality. And you can also get the feature with the camera using that portrait mode. And that's done through software. The gives you that blurred background effect. And they, moving on to the Pixel 2 XL This one has that beautiful 6 inch screen that goes kind of edge to edge. Pretty similar features Both using the Snapdragon 835 processor. And this one has that extra special finish on the back which is that black at the top and then the white on the back. There's also colored panel buttons as well. The Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL go on sale preorder right now. Now for $649 and $849 respectively and they'll be available October 17th.