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40 Reviews3.3/5
Jamie Martin
Design Manager @ Akili Interactive
No headphone jack, after they made fun of Apple for it last Pixel
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Gary FungCreator of isoHunt & WonderSwipe
@livejamie Now they make fun of no need for 2 lenses when they can do it all with just 1. DXO test images on Pixel 2's Portrait mode (they even copied Apple's naming lol) compared to iPhone 8+ just show what a hack their software portrait mode is compared to hardware based 3D depth mapping. Hacks show mistakes. I don't want photoshop fakerey in my photos that's hit and miss. Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8+
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Ali R. Tariq
Product Designer, Axonify
@livejamie @garyfung didn't think I'd say this, but that's a pretty huge difference!
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Gary FungCreator of isoHunt & WonderSwipe
@livejamie @alirtariq I'm losing faith in DXO for any objectivity. They released their (bought) review just before Pixel 2's unveil just so Google can tout its score. Talk about independent journalism? Who does this: unveil new products, and tout a review that's out just before said unveil? And this shows how big a difference like this just get glossed over in DXO's review: https://www.dxomark.com/google-p...
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Bo Wang
ML, NLP, Health
@livejamie @garyfung her head is wider with iphone 8
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Gary FungCreator of isoHunt & WonderSwipe
@livejamie @bluemonk482 No it's not. Even if it is, it's perspective difference and not the point.
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RIP headphone jacks 😭
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Gary FungCreator of isoHunt & WonderSwipe
@valdecarpentrie So much for Google making fun of Apple's "courage" last year. Copycats.
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Kevin Lou
Hiring
product @ Italic
I. AM. IN. LOVE. The Black/White Pixel 2 XL will probably be my next phone. 😍
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@kevinbryantlou ordered the all black version. Considered the b/w but I think any discoloration after use would drive me nuts.
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Julian Lehr
Fitter, happier and more productive.
@kevinbryantlou same here. i love the red power button.
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Steven Rueter
Developer
iPhone 8 by Google
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@rueter Well, it's actually by HTC (Pixel 2) and LG (Pixel 2 XL) but Google doesn't want you to know that.
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Steven Rueter
Developer
@hayden_evans I stand corrected. iPhone 8 by Google but not by Google.
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@rueter Maybe it's "iPhone 8 outsourced by Google"
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Mike StenhouseDesigner and programmer
@rueter @hayden_evans Google has acquired the HTC hardware team... so it actually is by Google now. 😉 https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/...
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Cristian DanEntrepreneur, Developer

Plenty of phones to buy for this price

Pros:

Nope

Cons:

Cheap iPhone knock off. Copied after they mocked iPhone for not having headphone jack! And expensive too for the lack of features.

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Ian SmithCEO, Co-founder @WareRobotics
Which features is Pixel 2 lacking compared to iPhone?
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