Google and Verizon team up on Pixel 2



Google and Verizon joined forces to create their newest device, the Pixel 2. The Google Pixel 2 was released on Oct. 19 and the Pixel 2 XL was released on Nov. 15. The two gadgets came with many new features.

According to, the phones will follow the trend of removing the headphone jack. Instead, they unveiled the Google Pixel Buds, which are smart earbuds that connect to Google’s virtual assistant that can perform many different functions, such as translation in many languages.

Both gadgets were made mostly of aluminum and have an all screen display. The Pixel 2 measured at 5 inches, whereas the bigger Pixel 2 XL measured at 6 inches. The edge of the rear side is made of glass, which included the camera, flash, and other minute sensors, according to

Another new feature that came with was the Active Edge. To activate it, just squeeze the lower half of the device and Google Assistant will pop up. This would be beneficial for active users of the smart assistant because it was a quick way to start it up.

The biggest feature of the phone was the new and improved camera. According to, the camera offered good detail, excellent color rendering, and impressive dynamic range, making it a great camera for capturing high-contrast scenes. The Pixel 2 took the DxOMark Mobile crown for cameras with a record breaking score of 98 out of 100.

Some other new features are the improved fingerprint sensor on the back, augmented reality core, and all day battery. The Pixel 2 starts at $649 for 64GB and $749 for 128GB. The Pixel 2 XL starts at $849 for 64GB and $949 for 128GB. Google’s second generation phone came with many different features.

Google and Verizon team up on Pixel 2