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10 Things to Know About Pixel 2
Ask more of your phone.

1. Fresh, sleek, bold.

An evolution of last year’s design for a fresh, confident and even bolder looking Pixel that feels great in your hands. T

  • The signature glass-aluminum design is back, with an elegantly crafted glass shade made of 3D Gorilla Glass 5. 
  • The fastest fingerprint sensor on a smartphone, right where your finger expects it. 
  • Two sizes and four colors: a 5” in Clearly White, Kinda Blue and Just Black and a 6” in Black & White and Just Black.

2. World’s highest-rated smartphone camera. Again.

The highest-rated smartphone camera ever, with a DxOMark Mobile score of 98.

  • All new Portrait mode for crisp, beautiful portraits and selfies with a gorgeous background blur. Works on people, and objects.
  • Brilliant photos and standout videos in any light.
  • Incredible video stabilization thanks to a powerful combination of both optical and electronic image stabilization.

3. Unlimited storage for all your memories.

With a best-ever 89 DxoMark Mobile score, Pixel’s camera lets you take stunning photos in low light, bright light or any light.
  • #Nofilter needed. Catch action shots as they happen with Smartburst, which takes a rapid-fire sequence of shots. 
  • Use Lens Blur to achieve shallow depth of field and bokeh effects, making your subject pop. 
  • And capture dramatic landscapes or make faces glow with new exposure controls.

4. Have fun with your photos and videos. 

Take photos and videos with interactive AR stickers built right into your Pixel 2 camera (coming soon).

  • Set the scene for your very own stories.
  • Add your favorite characters to your photos and videos.
  • Express yourself with playful emojis.

5. Long-lasting, fast-charging battery.

A battery that lasts as long as you do, and charges super fast.

  • Get up to 7 hours of battery from 15 minutes of charge.
  • With a full charge, your Pixel lasts all day.

6. Search what you see with Google Lens.

Pixel users are the first to try Google Lens in Google Photos (and the Google Assistant in the coming weeks). Lens is a new set of visual smarts that help you learn about the world around you and get things done.

  • Save phone numbers and email addresses right to your contacts
  • Learn more about landmarks, artwork, books, movies, music albums, and video games
  • Copy and share URLs from posters

7. Your own personal Google, built in

Your Google Assistant is the easiest and fastest way to find answers and get things done on your Pixel.
  • To pull up your Google Assistant, just squeeze the sides of your phone, say “Ok Google” or long press the Home button.
  • Use your preferred music service to listen to songs. Just say, “Ok Google, play ‘Want You Back’ in Spotify”. Works with Google Play Music, YouTube Music and Spotify.
  • Spend less time digging in settings, say “turn on night light, "do not disturb” or "change my ringtone" and your Google Assistant will make it happen.
  • Lost your Pixel? No big deal. Ask your Assistant on Google Home to “find my phone” to hear it ring and find its last location.

8. Big entertainment wherever you go.

A new standard for audio performance, and a brilliant viewing experience.

  • A razor-sharp fullscreen pOLED display on the Pixel 2 XL with curved glass for a crystal clear viewing experience.
  • Dual front-facing stereo speakers give you crystal clear sound, even at the loudest levels.
  • Now Playing surfaces song and artist info for music playing around you, right on your lock screen.
  • Higher quality digital audio through your headphones with the new USB-C port.

9. Two + you: make the switch.

It’s easier than ever to switch to Pixel.

  • Transfer your stuff from your old phone in 10 minutes or less -- photos, videos, music, contacts, calendar events, apps, messages and more.
  • A 24/7 help team, always there when you need them.

10. Better together.

Made to work seamlessly with your Google devices.
  • Send a message to your Google Home while you’re away from home. Say “Ok Google, broadcast I’ll be home soon” and your Assistant can help you relay your message (coming soon).
  • Forgot to turn on the smart lights in your pumpkin? Just ask your Assistant: “Ok Google, turn on the jack-o-lantern”.
  • With Instant Tethering, use your Pixel’s data connection to quickly and easily access the internet on your Pixelbook.
  • Get real-time language translations delivered right to your ear with Pixel and your Google Pixel Buds.
  • Pairing your supported bluetooth devices is easier than ever with Fast Pair.

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