The 5 Biggest Announcements From Google’s Pixel 2 Event

The Google’s Pixel event confirmed a lot of leaks and rumors, but it also held some surprises and software upgrades. Google announced the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, an interesting new camera called Google Clips, a new Google Home Mini and Max, a Pixelbook, and an updated Google Daydream. Lets have a quick overview about the announcements.

Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL

Both phones use Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors with 4GB RAM. With options of 64GB and 128Gb. They have 12.2-megapixel rear cameras that have an autofocus with laser and dual-pixel phase detection, and optical and electronic image stabilization. In the front, the Pixels have a fixed-focus 8-megapixel camera. Both phones use USB-C and there is no headphone jack.

The Pixel 2 XL has a bigger battery with a 6-inch screen with a 2880 x 1440 smart OLED screen while the Pixel 2 has a 5-inch screen and 1920 x 1080 OLED resolution. The Pixel 2 comes in “kind of blue,” “just black,” and “clearly white,” according to Google product chief Mario Queiroz.

Both phones will become available on October 19th. The Pixel 2 64GB will cost $649, while the Pixel 2 XL 64GB costs $849. The 128GB option costs $749 and 949, respectively.



  • Price:

    • Pixel 2

      • 64GB- $649
      • 128BG- $749
    • Pixel 2 XL

      • 64GB- $849
      • 128GB- $949

Google Clips

Google has come out with a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments that you aren’t able to get on your own. By only capturing soundless video, Google Clips dodges any laws against wiretaps. Shown in a demo onstage, Google Clips looks to be targeting parents, allowing them to focus more on interacting with their kids and pets than holding a camera in their hand.

Google Clips comes in a two-tone white-and-teal color, and has a battery life of three hours. It has a 12-megapixel sensor, a 130-degree field-of-view lens, takes photos at 15 fps ,and has a 8GB of internal memory. The Google Clips camera will be available for $249.


  • Price:

    • $249

Google Home Mini And Max

The Google Home Mini is a smaller smart home device for listening to the news or podcasts. It comes in three colors: chalk, charcoal, and coral. The fabric covered is a four-inch diameter and a height of over an inch and a half making it small and portable. You can say, “Good night, Google,” and Google Home will dim the lights, set your alarm clock for the next day, remind you of tomorrow’s appointments, and arm your security system.

The Google Home Max is a stereo speaker with a two 4.5 inch woofers, which is 20 times more powerful than the original Google Home.It comes in black or white, and is available in December. Home Max buyers get a free year of YouTube Red.

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  • Price:

    • Google Home Mini

      • $49
    • Google Home Max

      • $399

Google Pixel Book

The new Pixel Book starts at $999 and goes up to $1,649 for double RAM, a 512GB NVMe, and a seventh-generation Intel i7 processor. The Pixelbook has a 12.3-inch high-resolution screen and back lit keys. The laptop is the first to have a built in Google Assistant which can be activated by voice or typing. Google promises 10 hours of battery life.

The Pixelbook will be available with a Pixelbook Pen for $99.The Pixelbook and Pen become available on October 31st.


  • Price:

    • PixleBook 

      • $999-$1,649
    • Pixelbook Pen

      • $99

Google Daydream

The Daydream is Googles new VR headset which is a updated model to last years model. It’s available in gray, black, or coral pink to go with the Google Home colors. It’s compatible with the Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8, and LG V30.

It’s priced at $99. Cheaper than the $599 HTC Vive. The Daydream View is sold on the Google Store and through major carriers like Verizon and retailers like Best Buy and Amazon. It will be available in November.


  • Price:

    • $99




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