Is Google Pixel 2 XL just for techies and Google enthusiasts?

Meet Google Pixel 2 XL. The not so ‘tech type’ phone.

You’ve heard of Google phones, right? Do you think that they are just for techy types who are into everything Google? Well, you’d be surprised to hear, you’re wrong. It’s a top of the range handset that anybody can use.

The Google Pixel 2 XL gives a masterclass in smartphone performance, backed by quick and easy access to your favourite Android and Google features, like Google Assistant, Google Play and Google Photos, all just a button press away.

With a powerful processor and camera quality that’ll blow you mind, you’ll want to find out more about this phone (not forgetting the handy and slightly cringe videos below, you’ll see what we mean).

Pure Android

With a fan favourite operating system (we mean Android of course – no offence iOS lovers), enjoy simplicity and convenience with Google Pixel 2 XL, designed to help you in the everyday through the help of its little friend, Google. Its got all the know-how and is very user friendly, even your grandma could use this phone!

Simply squeeze the Pixel 2 XL to launch Google Assistant, with both voice and text commands to find out stuff you need, quick and easy.

With a pain-free set up, store your device photos and videos with Google Photos (it has unlimited storage too), all for free when shot on your Pixel 2 XL phone up to Jan. 15, 2021. From then on you’ll get high-quality storage only. Which, let’s face it, is still pretty boss.

Have you heard of Google Lens? It lets you search more about things you see. Find out information, get directions, learn about landmarks, find out if a café has killer reviews, all at your fingertips. Simply launch Google Lens and point at your target, snap a pic, learn what you need to know. Easy.

Google Pixel 2 XL also runs Android 8.0 Oreo, giving you access to all your favourite Android features and apps.


Are you mad on phone photography and posting to Instagram? Well, look no further, the Pixel 2 XL is made for amazing photos. It’s camera mode is straightforward to use, without the pain of lots of settings or technicalities. It’s as easy as point and shoot!

A 12.2-megapixel main camera can snap amazingly detailed photos in portrait mode and more than produce the goods in low light situations. An 8-megapixel front camera comes with fixed focus for sharp selfie shots. Meaning, you’ll have share ready selfies every time.

Like to shoot video too? Well, it couldn’t be easier, you can capture clips in 4K for extra detail too (or to simply show off). Snap and share clips of your memories or adventures in amazing detail for all to see.

Screen and Design

Google Pixel 2 XL boasts an ultra-vivid 6-inch Quad HD+ pOLED display (what a mouthful), giving you a large screen to play with. Everything will simply look amazing on this phone, there’s no doubt about it. Stream your favourite shows, browse and watch YouTube, share photos in the company of friends, all this will look bright and clear on this remarkable smartphone screen.

The Pixel 2 XL has plenty of armour too, so there’s less worry of damaging it. With Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protecting the screen, an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance and an aluminium unibody with a hybrid coating, you’re pretty well covered for accidents.

Power and Storage

If you want a mobile phone that charges quickly, you’ve come to the right place. Google Pixel 2 XL boasts a super-quick charge time of just 15 minutes (for 7 hours of juice), perfect for when you’re in a hurry (lets face it, most of us always are). A more than ample 3520 mAh battery not only charges fast, it’s made to last, giving you more time on your snazzy, yet simple smartphone.

Enjoy mobile gaming? Or simply like getting things done fast? A rapid Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor will make sure of that, combined with 4GB RAM you’ve got one super-speedy phone.

Have we mentioned unlimited storage yet? Oh yes, that’s not a typo. We all love taking photos and videos wherever we go and sometimes, our phones get full. Well, Google Pixel 2 XL gets rid of this problem. You’ll have unlimited storage with Google Photos.


The Google Pixel 2 XL is available to buy on contract at from £38.00* per month on EE. Which is actually a great value contract in comparison to the phone’s SIM free price and you’ll get loads of data too!

So, what’s in the box with your Pixel 2 XL? Everything you’d expect.

  • USB-C 18 W charging plug
  • USB-C to USB-C cable
  • USB-C to 3.5 mm headphone adaptor
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Switch Adaptor

Well, that’s all folks. It’s a phone by Google. Simple. Join in the conversation at #TeamPixel.

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*Pricing as of July 2018.

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