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The Google Pixel 2 vs. the original Pixel: What's changed?

Google's tweaked more than just the colors.



The new Pixel phones are here and, while they don't give us much more to look at compared to last year's models, it's the inside that really counts. This year's 5-inch Pixel gives us a better camera and more powerful processor compared to the original, but we've also lost the headphone jack. What else has changed? Give the specs below a peep, and stay tuned as we put Google's new handset through its paces soon.


  Pixel 2 Pixel
Pricing $649, $749 (off contract) $649, $749 (off contract)

Known dimension 145.7 x 69.6 x 7.8mm (5.7 x 2.7 x 0.3 inches) 143.84 x 69.54 x 7.31mm (5.66 x 2.74 x 0.29 inches)
Weight 143g (5.04 ounces) 143g (5.04 ounces)
Screen size 5.0 inches (127mm)

5.0 inches (127mm)
Screen resolution 1,920 x 1,080 (441ppi)

1,920 x 1,080 (441 ppi)
Screen type Full HD AMOLED Full HD AMOLED
Battery 2,700mAh 2,770mAh
Internal storage 64 / 128GB

32 / 128GB
Rear camera 12.2MP, f/1.8, 1.4μm pixel size 12.3MP, f/2.0, 1.55µm pixel size
Front-facing cam 8MP, f/2.4, 1.4µm pixel size 8MP, f/2.4, 1.4µm pixel size
Video capture 4K at 30fps 4K at 30fps
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth v5.0 v4.2
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU 2.35GHz octa-core 2.15GHz quad-core
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 530
WiFi Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac
Operating system Android 8.0 Android 7.1
Other features Fingerprint sensor, IP67 certified, USB Type-C Fingerprint sensor, IP53 certified, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C

This article was written by Kris Naudus and originally appeared on Engadget.


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