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The Google Pixel 2 vs. the original Pixel: What’s changed?

Posted by kenmay on October - 5 - 2017

The new Pixel phones are here and, while they don’t give us much more to look at compared to last year’s models , it’s the inside that really counts. This year’s 5-inch Pixel gives us a better camera and more powerful processor compared to the original, but we’ve also lost the headphone jack. What else has changed? Give the specs below a peep, and stay tuned as we put Google’s new handset through its paces soon. Pixel 2 Pixel Pricing $649, $749 (off contract) $649, $749 (off contract) Known dimensions 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8mm (5.7 x 2.7 x 0.3 inches) 143.84 x 69.54 x 7.31mm (5.66 x 2.74 x 0.29 inches) Weight 143g (5.04 ounces) 143g (5.04 ounces) Screen size 5.0 inches (127mm) 5.0 inches (127mm) Screen resolution 1, 920 x 1, 080 (441ppi) 1, 920 x 1, 080 (441 ppi) Screen type Full HD AMOLED Full HD AMOLED Battery 2, 700mAh 2, 770mAh Internal storage 64 / 128GB 32 / 128GB External storage None None Rear camera 12.2MP, f/1.8, 1.4μm pixel size 12.3MP, f/2.0, 1.55µm pixel size Front-facing cam 8MP, f/2.4, 1.4µm pixel size 8MP, f/2.4, 1.4µm pixel size Video capture 4K at 30fps 4K at 30fps NFC Yes Yes Bluetooth v5.0 v4.2 SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 CPU 2.35GHz octa-core 2.15GHz quad-core GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 530 RAM 4GB 4GB WiFi Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac Operating system Android 8.0 Android 7.1 Other features Fingerprint sensor, IP67 certified, USB Type-C Fingerprint sensor, IP53 certified, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C Follow all the latest news from Google’s Pixel 2 event here!

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