Google - Pixel 2 XL
|Display Size||6-inch, 1440 x 2880 pixel display (537 ppi)|
|Display Type||QHD+ pOLED|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 (at launch)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|Main Camera (Back)||12.2MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||8MP|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0 LE|
|Height||6.2 inches (15.75 cm)|
|Width||3 inches (76.2 mm)|
|Depth||0.3 inches (7.6 mm)|
|Weight||6.2 oz (176 g)|
|Colors||Black, Blue, White|
|Supported Audio Formats||N/A|
|Supported Video Formats||N/A|
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