Black & White (panda) Google Pixel 2 XL is now back in stock

In early October, when Google started taking pre-orders forits Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, the Kinda Blue and Black & White variants of the handsets went out of stock fast. Now, while the Kinda BluePixel 2 remains out of stock, the Black & White (aka panda) Pixel 2 XL canfinally be ordered again from Google Store, at least in the US.


The not so great news is that Google can only ship the pandaBlack & White 2 XL in 3-4 weeks (64 GB model), or 2-3 weeks (128 GB model).Thus, if you're placing an order today, you may not receive your panda phone beforeDecember starts - especially if you want the 64 GB variant. But that's stillbetter than nothing, right? After all, even the folks who've pre-ordered the pandaPixel XL on day one received it later than they'd expected.

Prices for the Google Pixel 2 XL have remained unchanged sincethe phone's launch: $849 (64 GB) and $949 (128 GB). So, will you be buying apanda Pixel 2 XL now that the handset is back in stock?

source: Google Store 

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Pixel 2 XL
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3520 mAh



1. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

It is back in stock and it will remain in stock now .. Partnering with Lg is a big failure!

18. rsiders

Posts: 2018; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Well besides a less than Samsung display, the LG V30 has had no major or minor issues whatsoever. This has been the cleanest launch for an LG device.

20. Noble_One

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

Agreed. LG is taking heat for this but I think it's really Google's fault. There have been several issues with the regular pixel 2 as well.

2. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

I just checked the Canadian Play Store, and the Pixel 2 XL has been removed completely! I was speaking with a cellphone sales associate at the mall the other day, and they said that Google was delaying its sale in Canada because of all the issues. I guess it's true.

15. Subie

Posts: 2430; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I just checked the Canadian play store and it's there... The only one missing is the panda version(showing out of stock).

3. hellhr

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 25, 2016

With burnt OLED screen after 2 weeks of use? No way, hose...

5. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015


4. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Planet earth does not want this stupid phone anymore. This is an evil phone. It breaks all the time. Please cancel this piece of crap.

6. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I wanted the Black and White version but It wasn't in stock so I ended up getting the all black version.

7. theot14430 unregistered

It's back in stock because nobody wants this carp phone.

8. theot14430 unregistered

Crap phone

9. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Google Pixel XL 2 is the Note 7 of 2017. They need to recall this s**tty phone already. The Nexus 6P will continue to be their best phone ever. I LOVE MY NEXUS

11. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

The Note 7 had battery problems that caused it to catch fire and had the potential to damage life and property. Samsung issued a recall because of that potential. What issue do you think the 2 XL has that puts it on the same level as the Note 7? I can also tell you right now that the 2 XL is far superior to the 6P and I love the 6P.

14. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

For the $1k price, it should be superior. My Nexus 6P and my iPhone 7 Plus are still running strong and still work perfectly. I would say recall the phone due to all these issues, Samsung recalled the Note 7 to avoid lawsuits, not beacuse they care for the consumer. That’s all OEMs. None of them care for anything except the bottom line. Google should recall it because it’s the right thing to do, but just like any other company they will keep selling this faulty device. I doubt the updates will fix all issues.

16. Subie

Posts: 2430; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Safety recalls are issued for...Safety. Most of the issues I think Google can deal with on a software level (lets hope). The rest should be covered under warranty. And for those who just don't like the product, or are unsatisfied from the get go can return it during the return period.

17. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I still have my Nexus 4, 5, 6, 6P, the PiXel XL and now I have 2 XL. Aside from the battery degradation of the 4,5, and 6 all of them work flawlessly. The 2 XL is the best phone Google has made and to compare it to a device that could lead to the lost of life and property is ridiculous. Each 2 XL has a blue shift (more or less) when looking at the phone off angle. If the shift is too distracting to you return the device to Google and get a refund. All the other issues are only affecting a small segment of users. If you have any of those issues return the device to Google. I've had the phone for three weeks and with the exception of a slight shift when viewing off angles I have no issues with phone and I suspect most people are in the same camp.

12. lmao2016

Posts: 87; Member since: Mar 17, 2016

Whaaaat??!?!?! have you use the phone because I'm just digging the my P2XL Panda right now it is amazing!!!! I Can't imagine that the blue shift (because that's really all there is) is that much of a problem it's really isn't it's ever so slight it's also on the s8 lg v30 and I even hear it's on the iPhone X.

13. Derekjeter

Posts: 1557; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I did use it, had it for half a day. I did experience the blue screen, but also reception issues, weird noises on the speakers, and the Pixel I used had really washed out colors. I compared it to the Nexus 6P I have. I wasn’t going to purchase it but i did ask someone to let me borrow it. The owner of the phone says he had a very light burn in and he was going to return it. Even the iPhone X I used for a couple days had quite a few issues. These phones are a joke. I don’t see my self purchasing a phone anytime soon. Specially not for $1k.

24. Nunazty

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

We have another comedian in the house lol.

10. libra89

Posts: 2317; Member since: Apr 15, 2016


19. tombcd

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Who would buy a phone with so many flaws? I agree that cooperation with LG was a mistkake - Google should have stuck with HTC. Only Samsung can manufacture good quality OLED display at the moment. There was a reason Apple waited so long to use OLED in iPhones. The Pixel 2 XL should cost $500 max.

21. MobileNico

Posts: 96; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

Update fixed the majority of issues with the phone (Burn-in, saturation, clicking noise on calls) Blue shift is negligible, and certainly worse on other OLED phones like the Galaxy S8. The exaggerative criticism by some people (especially people who haven't even used the phone, either pre or post update) on here is ridiculous. Either way, I'm sure the panda will be sold out again soon.

22. Armeniandave

Posts: 24; Member since: Jun 19, 2016

To say the S8 screen is worse is insane. Try and prove your point with a valid comparison. The S8 screen is universally praised as one of the best out. And BTW I did have a pixel XL 2 so don't try and say I don't know what I'm talking about. I used both and there's no comparison in screen quality. S8 is in another league over the XL 2.

23. MobileNico

Posts: 96; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

I was specifically referring to the blue shift. The S8 DOES have the best screen out, as Samsung currently make the best screens in the industry. Hardware has never been a shortcoming of theirs. The blue shift that people were making a huge deal about (despite the fact that it's a common characteristic of OLED screens) was even more noticeable on the S8. Since I don't have both phones on me (I traded in my S8 after the P2XL came out), I'll provide a video source, take it as you may : I'm not sure what you qualify as a "valid comparison" (hopefully not just something that validates your opinion?) but take a look. The video specifically deals with the P2XL post- update.

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