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Background and Identification
Announced on October 4, 2017, and released on October 19, 2017, the Google Pixel 2 XL is designed by Google and manufactured by LG Electronics. It identified by its model number G011C. To check your device's model number go to Settings > System > About Phone > Model. If the Model section says it is a Pixel 2 XL, that means your model number is G011C. (If the Model section says it is a Pixel 2 that means your model number is G011A instead).
The larger of Google's flagship smartphones, the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch POLED display with 538 ppi. It's also distinguished by its brightly colored power button, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and partial glass backing which allows for NFC capabilities.
The Google Pixel 2 XL runs on the Android Oreo operating system. Some of the features of the phone include Active Edge which launches Google Assistant when the phone is squeezed, USB Type-C quick charging, and free unlimited storage for media taken on the phone. There have been no recalls.
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Memory: 4 GB LPDDR4x RAM
Storage: 64 GB or 128 GB
- 6.0 inches diagonal with radiased corners
- QHD+ (2880 x 1440 resolution) pOLED at 538 ppi
- 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- 18:9 aspect ratio
- Main Camera: 12.2 megapixel, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, autofocus with laser + dual pixel phase detection
- Front Camera: 8 megapixel, f/2.4 aperture, 1.4 μm pixels, fixed focus
Ports and Connectivity:
- Wi-Fi 2.4G + 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 MIMO
- Bluetooth 5.0 + LE
- GPS + GLONASS
- Supports up to CAT 15 (800Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL), 3x DL CA, 4x4 MIMO, 256-QAM DL and 64-QAM UL depending on carrier support
- USB Type-C
- USB 3.1 Gen 1 (10.0 Gb/s)
- Single Nano SIM or eSIM
Battery: 3,520 mAh battery
- Size: 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm (6.2 x 3.0 x 0.3 in)
- Weight: 175 g (6.2 oz)
Google: Pixel 2 XL Official Support
Google Forums: Pixel User Community
Wikipedia: Google Pixel 2
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