Take a selfie with Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

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Google Pixel has been a success since its launch on 2016. Now, a much improved model, the Google Pixel 2 is now available exclusively through Singtel. It will make you jump off the "Apple" bandwagon, and port over to the #teampixel! Here's what you should know about the new Google Pixel 2 (if you haven't heard of it by now).

The Google Pixel 2 is almost similar to the last Google Pixel although it is much slimmer, lighter and most importantly, waterproof. It comes with two models, which is the Google Pixel 2 & the Google Pixel 2 XL. Currently for Singapore consumers, the Google Pixel 2 XL is the only model that is available with Singtel. But fret not, the only difference you getting is just the screen size different. The Google Pixel 2 has a 5-inch OLED screen while the Pixel 2 XL has a 6-inch OLED screen.

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By getting yourself a Google phone, you will instantly get all the latest stuff that Google has to offer. The phone will be of the latest version of Android and it receives a much faster software update as compared to Samsung Android smartphones. Alike with iPhone's Siri, the Pixel phone comes with their own "Google Assistant". So be sure to let Google Assistant to "take a selfie"! It has a unique feature where you can squeeze the side of the phone to enable your Google Assistant. The sensitivity of the squeeze is adjustable and customised to your grip strength, also to prevent cases where you activate the Google Assistant by accident when you are just keeping your phone in your pocket.

The Pixel phone paired with 4GB of RAM, Bluetooth 5.0 radio, up to 128GB of internal storage and a Type C cable that charges quickly, thanks to the compatibility with USB Power Delivery. Both phone cameras are also excellent with the Google software. Although it comes only with 12MP camera, the Google Software detects faces very well and applis the soft depth-of-field portrait mode. The cameras can shoot up to 240fps, image stabilization, HDR images and captures very good in low light.

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By purchasing a Google phone, you will get unlimited storage in Google Photos. Instantly eliminate the storage issue of having too much of your "take a selfie" moment. Another interesting feature, with the Google Lens, you can turn your camera into a visual search engine. Although it might not be a popular feature yet, it is definitely the next technology. Ultimately, Google Pixel 2 is a combination of hardware, software, cameras and AI that makes the phone interesting and will take charge of the smartphone market in the future!

So, are you in the #teampixel yet? Let us know!

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