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Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 229 reviews of Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and size are generally positive. The usability and camera are also appreciated. The connectivity and price get critical views. There are mixed opinions on the portability and screen.

performance, camera, usability, size, battery

price, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL

 

Pixel 2 XL review, features, news, specs and price UK: Google's Pixel 2 XL is bigger, but it's also a lot better looking than the Pixel 2

Stunning camera ; The best version of Android ; Minimal bezel ; Feels great to hold

Lifeless screen

There’s nothing revolutionary or noticeably poor about the 3520mAh cell in the Pixel 2 XL. It’s a perfectly fine battery that’ll get you through the day.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (t3.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: the Pixel you want!

 

Distinctive design, intelligent software, outstanding camera, does the Google Pixel 2 XL have it all?

Edge-to-edge display ; Outstanding camera ; Distinctive design ; Intelligent software

Plastic-like metal ; Screen slightly behind Samsung

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL review

 

A flagship smartphone with many flagship features, but it's let down by so-so audio.

Smart design ; Flagship spec and features ; Natural OLED images ; Superb camera ; Very fast

Average audio ; Video lacks a little detail

The Pixel 2 XL has some neat features, scores highly for usability and has a great camera – but you can get better audio

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Conflicted start transforms into confident update

 

After a rocky start, Google's tweaks have given the Pixel 2 XL added appeal. Now with got Android Pie and Night Sight, it's a great phone.

Solid build with IP67 waterproofing ; Good battery for all-day performance ; Great camera performance in most conditions (now with Night Sight) ; Display's saturated mode gives the look we wanted at launch

Design doesn't make best use of space (large bezel) ; No 3.5mm headphone socket ; Camera white balance inconsistencies ; No microSD card slot ; Default screen display not the most exciting

After a rocky start, Google's tweaks and changes have given the Pixel 2 XL the appeal that it needed. It's not the best design to encase the 18:9 display format, as it's quite large with big bezels, but at its heart this is a powerful pure Android...

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Google Pixel 2 XL review

 

Google ditches the bezels and makes its best phone yet

Phenomenal camera ; Beautiful display and matching audio ; The best Android experience around

Bezels still a little on the chunky side ; No wireless charging or expandable storage

The Pixel 2 XL puts practicality before panache but delivers where it counts with an incredible camera and the definitive Android experience

Oct, 2017

Techradar Recommended 2017

Expert review by : Cameron Faulkner Siddharth Chauhan (techradar.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL India review

 

A really impressive smartphone with an absolutely killer camera

Smart software that will only get better ; Confident design ; One of the very best smartphone cameras

No 3.5mm headphone port ; Expensive ; Poorer screen than last year's model

Despite losing the cherished 3.5mm headphone jack, the Pixel 2 XL makes up for it in spades with a mix of unique and sought-after features like a stellar design, waterproofing, Active Edge and a truly impressive camera.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Google’s supersized, bezel-less flagship

 

Here's our official verdict on the Google Pixel 2, which has one major issue

Superb camera quality ; Great design

Expensive ; Terrible display

Sure, it has the latest, and greatest processor on-board, and includes the best smartphone camera to date, but its lofty price and poor video capture quality mean Google’s plus-sized Pixel 2 XL is certainly not a phone I can recommend. At least, not in...

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Will Georgiadis (expertreviews.co.uk)

The Google Pixel 2 XL is the cheapest it’s ever been

 

Save £380 on a Google Pixel 2 XL at Argos

The handset on offer is a SIM-free model, meaning it doesn't matter which mobile network provider you use. We’re not sure how long this deal will last, so hurry.

May, 2019

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Google Pixel 2 XL

 

A review of the Google Pixel 2 XL, a flagship Android phone that wants to take on the iPhone X and Galaxy S8.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: Bigger, better?

 

After using the Pixel 2 XL as our full-time handset for several days, here's what we think of Google's mighty updated smartphone.

Premium performance ; Two-day battery life ; Slick design ; Perfect photo capture

Screen issues ; Software needs some love

While the Pixel 2 XL is certainly a solid all-round smartphone, there are a few little niggling issues here and there that drop it some vital points..

Oct, 2017

Price comparison for Google Pixel 2 XL / Google Pixel XL2

  Store     Price
Pixel 2 XL Phone (2017) by Google, 64GB G011C, 6...
6.0" inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2880 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£259.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 XL 64GB 6" 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone...
6.0" inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2880 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£179.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 XL Unlocked 64gb GSM/CDMA - 4G LTE...
Fullscreen 6.0 in (152 mm) display QHD+ (2880 x 1440) pOLED at 538ppi
£249.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 64GB 5in 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone in...
5.0" inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£165.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 64GB 5in 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone in...
Google Pixel 2 64GB 5" 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone in Just Black
£224.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 XL 64GB Black & White Unlocked
6.0" inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2880 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£405.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 XL 128GB 6" 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone...
6.0" inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2880 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£519.00 TO SHOP
Pixel 2 XL Phone (2017) by Google, 128GB G011C, 6"...
6.0" inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2880 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£329.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel XL 32GB 5.5'' 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone...
Android 7.1 (Nougat)
£249.00 TO SHOP
Google Pixel 2 64GB 5" 12MP SIM-Free Smartphone in...
5.0" inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
£298.00 TO SHOP
tecobuy.co.uk Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB 128GB Dual Sim - Mineral...
64MP ultra high-resolution camera. Almost twice the number of pixels of 8K resolution.25 times of pixels of...
£187.00 TO SHOP
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB/128GB Dual Sim - Forest...
64MP ultra high-resolution camera. Almost twice the number of pixels of 8K resolution. 25 times of pixels...
£189.00 TO SHOP

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