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Google Pixel 2 hits availability in India

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The Google Pixel 2 has hit availability in India, ahead of the Pixel 2 XL which is set to go up for sale on November 16. The former is being vended online via Flipkart and offline via retailers such as Poorvika, Reliance Digital, Sangeetha Mobiles, Croma, Vijay Sales, and Bajaj Electronics.

The 64GB Pixel 2 will burn a Rs 61000-sized hole in your pocket, while it’s 128GB model goes for a bigger Rs 70000 price tag. Flipkart’s trying to make things more affordable with a Rs 8000 cashback offer applicable on EMI transactions done via a HDFC Bank Credit Card. The site’s also promising to reduce the cost by up to Rs 20000 through an exchange deal.

Reliance Jio is selling the Pixel 2 as well, bundling in a Rs 5000 exchange bonus of its own. It’s further serving up a year’s worth of unlimited voice and data (limited to 750GB) worth Rs 9999 for free. The same HDFC Bank cashback deal applies here too.

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Both Reliance Jio and Flipkart are also continuing to put the Pixel 2 XL up for pre-orders. In addition to the above-mentioned schemes, you can get hold of a Sennheiser headset at just Re 1 and an extra Rs 5000 added to the exchange scheme for a total of Rs 25000 off on Flipkart.

A quick roundup of the Pixel 2’s specifications:

– Display: 5-inch 1080 x 1920p
– OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
– Storage: 64GB/128GB
– RAM: 4GB
– CPU: Snapdragon 835
– Camera: 12.2MP rear, 8MP front
– Battery: 2700mAh
– Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fiac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, NFC, GLONASS, eSIM

The Pixel 2 XL starts at Rs 73000 (64GB) and ends at Rs 82000 (128GB). It has a lot in common with its smaller sibling, with the exception of having a bigger 6-inch 18:9 pOLED QHD+ screen and larger 3520mAh battery.