Google Explains Why the Pixel 2 Does Not Have a Headphone Jack

The Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL possessed an insanely capable camera, potentially one of the best in the business a year ago, so expectation was very high ahead of the launch of the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL.

After months of rumours and speculation, Google has finally lifted the lid on its new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will definitely not be unveiled officially in Kenya, but you won't miss out on either phone via third-party sellers once they start selling globally.

According to Android Police, Google provides screenshots for the app featuring an automatic setting when the phones detect a user driving.

Hancock also revealed a list of "Made by Google" and "Made for Google" headsets which would work perfectly with Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel 2 can intelligently identify and separate backgrounds and foregrounds based on what the company's algorithms have gleaned from processing that huge trove of data.

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The parent will need to setup the shipping address and payment method, after which point an invitation is sent back to the teen. The catch: parents will be notified of each purchase via text or email, and will, by default, have to approve or deny each one.

If you're in the United Kingdom, the best place - in my humble opinion - to preorder the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is Carphone Warehouse.

The community manager has a few helpful tips in mind for those that will be purchasing the Pixel 2 or its larger brother down the road, but you might not find them fulfilling your objective all that much.

First of all, the Google Pixel 2 XL only comes with a single camera on the back. Let's take a look at both of them and then decide which one has the better camera. And this will be heard through the Pixel Buds.

Citing excellent video performance, great colour and scene reproduction, incredibly fast and accurate autofocus the camera testing outfit DxOMark gave the Pixel 2 an aggregate score of 98, beating both the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8, which were tied at 94. You basically get free, unlimited original-quality storage for photos and videos taken with Pixel until January 15, 2021, and high-quality storage for all later uploads. The Pixel 2 XL is larger, with 6 inches and a bigger resolution: 2880 x 1440 pixels.

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Pixel 2 is backed by a 2700mAh battery which delivers up to 7 hours of power after 15 minutes of charge and Pixel 2 XL by a 3520mAh which also up to 7 hours of power after 15 minutes of charge.

The Pixel Buds are Google's answer to Apple's AirPods, wireless headphones but Google's version are technically "Neckbuds" with the string connecting the two buds.

These devices replace Google's current lineup of call makers, adding new features and improved specs.

Talking about the camera samples, we are really impressed with the quality of both the still images and videos.

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  • Gina Adkins