Full Pixel 2 XL specs sheet leaks out (size, weight), along with the blue Pixel 2 front

Blue Google Pixel 2

Blue Google Pixel 2

Here it is, folks, the leak of leaks when it comes to the newest Google Pixel phones that are about to be unveiled today, or, specifically, the Pixel 2 XL, whose full specs sheet just appeared stuffed to the gills with tidbits we never knew before, like the exact weight and dimensions. As an added bonus, the source posted the front of the Pixel 2's blue version, which you can see on the right, as well as the black ones. Unfortunately, the 2 XL won't come in that blue hue, for those who are wondering.

As you can see in the screenshot link below, the Pixel 2 XL will indeed arrive with a 6" 1440 x 2880 display with 538ppi pixel density, Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB RAM, and 64GB of basic storage. The Just Black option is, well, black, like in the renders, and the chassis is apparently made of aluminum with some type of water-resistance. So far, so good, that much we knew about the handset, and the leaks confirms the rest of the known stuff, too, like the 3520 mAh battery capacity - larger than the pack in the Pixel XL predecessor, and, with a 10nm processor, promising better battery life. Gorilla Glass 5 will be adorning the front, and a programmable e-SIM card is seemingly there indeed.

Now, off to the new stuff. The Pixel 2 XL will be 6.2" x 3" x 0.3" (157 x 76 x 7.62mm) compact, and will weigh in at 6.17oz (175g). That means that it will be as large as the Pixel XL, and only a bit heavier, but with a 6" display instead of a 5.5" panel, albeit in the trendy 2:1 format, confirming the "bezel-less" rumor about the handset. There will be an 8 MP front-facing camera with a fairly narrow f./2.4 aperture, and three mics for noise cancellation purposes. 

There's something called the "Pixel Visual Core," too, but it remains to be seen if this is the rumored Google image processing chip, or has to do with the eventual wide color gamut of the display. In any case, the Pixel 2 XL unveiling event starts in a few short hours, and we are already at the gates to relay the festivities, so stay tuned.

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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2700 mAh

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27 Comments

1. newbey123

Posts: 696; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Pixel 2 XL you shall be mine

12. IT-Engineer

Posts: 492; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

We wanna know the Availability per country!!! I hope we get it here in Denmark

14. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Im telling you making a very wrong decision. Note8 dominates the market right now.

15. acme64

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 13, 2015

who makes phone purchasing decisions based on market share?

20. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Fools obviously.

22. KingSam

Posts: 1339; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Teenage girls who want to fit in at school. (ISheep)

2. Beijendorf unregistered

Who uses imperial measurements? Could you not translate it to metric for the overwhelming majority of the world to understand?

6. rebretz

Posts: 102; Member since: Dec 26, 2011

As someone in the USA I have to agree with you. I'm used to seeing phones in metric. It would make it easier if the USA just converted to a normal metric system that is nice an uniform.

11. izim1

Posts: 1591; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

The USA and the U.K. use imperial measurements. Seeing as this is an English website, it's not unreasonable to assume that the overwhelming majority of its readers come from an imperial measurements using nation. The minority here, such as myself, can go ahead and use google on our own, to convert. Absolutely no need to cry about it.

16. acme64

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 13, 2015

uk is imperial? thats news to me

25. izim1

Posts: 1591; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

You learn something new every day. There was an attempt in the 1990s to convert it to metric with requirements of foods sold having to be marked as metric. But people are stubborn. So the requirement was given an extension until the late 2000s. Still didnt work too well. U.K still very much uses miles and lbs and inches and gallons.

18. Beijendorf unregistered

The UK is officially metric, although they use some strange mix of various systems for their everyday lives with pints, furlongs and what not. And nearly every international site on the internet uses English. Using English doesn't make a site US-centric, it merely means it's aimed at a global audience, just like the metric system (which is also global).

27. izim1

Posts: 1591; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

The UK never went officially metric. It was attempted, twice, with both falling through. Foods are still sold in lbs, and petrol is still sold in gallons. Roads are still marked in miles. They gave up a few years ago, trying to force the metric system on the people.

3. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

P-oled ??? The screen will be it's biggest flop ...

7. Dr.SamX

Posts: 233; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Yeah, because OLEDs are a complete flop on the iPhone X / Galaxy S6-8 / Galaxy S6-8+ / Note 8... OMG!

10. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

17. Xperia14

Posts: 1203; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Meh. My G6 also suffers a lot from light-bleeding. Should have replaced it..

4. artificialintelligence

Posts: 166; Member since: Dec 05, 2015

Nope nope back to the drawing board Google this phone is hideous just look how beautiful the S8+ is come on Google I know you can do better

5. rebretz

Posts: 102; Member since: Dec 26, 2011

The baby blue Pixel 2 will be mine.

8. dnomadic

Posts: 371; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I'm trying not to purchase out of protest to the missing headphone jack... But the XL just looks toooooooo good for me to not purchase. I have bluetooth headsets and a wireless charger so I guess it is not that big of a deal, but love the option of using wired headphones (gym pair). I also really wanted that second lens but somthing tells me their will be enhanced software to support a faux zoom (Google always has cool software tech).

9. fyah_king unregistered

And it's 25g lighter than that ugly piece of crap iphone 678 plusss.

13. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

The Note8 will put this overpriced garbage to shame. Sorry, serpent Google, there's no room for you compete with king Samsung. Just keep developing Android software and leave the finishing products to Samsung, you aren't needed in this field.

19. acme64

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 13, 2015

reported for lazy trolling. please step your game up, our time is valuable

21. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Funny, I bet you said the last thing about last year's Note/Pixel. Meanwhile, last year's Pixel is outperforming this year's Note and last year's Note... well, maybe I shouldn't go there, it's still too soon.

24. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Oh really? In which way does it outperform the note line product? Don't bring some lame points like coz it runs pure Android experience. Google isn't capable yet at least not now.

23. ShadowWarrior

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 08, 2017

I think you meant to say the Note is overpriced...

26. Bankz

Posts: 2477; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Yet they're using googles OS? lmao. Developing successful software (which includes an Operating system) is the true test of a company's prowess at least as regards phones, not hardware. Anybody can make good hardware, heck, even one+ and xiaomi makes them. BTW, how's samsungs tizen going for them? oh yeah, I thought as much. buahahahaha

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