Google Pixel 2: Android Smartphone Price Drops As Pixel 3 Release Nears

Yves Amodia
3:20 PM

As it is becoming apparent that we will be seeing the release of the Google Pixel 3 this year, the prices of its predecessor Google Pixel 2 has nosedived. Ever since Google’s major hints that a Pixel 3 is in the works, the prices have already been in decline but recent drops have become increasingly steep.

Massive price reductions for Google Pixel 2

Both the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are experiencing major descents in the price range. Reports say that a few retailers are now selling the Pixel 2 for as low as $650. That represents a drop of $175 from the original price. The larger Pixel 2 XL, on the other hand, can be bought for as low as $725. This new price saves buyers a maximum amount of $250.

Both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were praised upon release in 2017 as credible competitors to Apple and Samsung’s flagship devices. As a refresher, the Pixel 2 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It also has a 5-inch AMOLED screen and a 12.2-megapixel rear camera. The XL, meanwhile, has a 6-inch screen and a longer lasting 3520 mAh battery.

Google Pixel 3’s improvements

In related Google smartphone news, the Pixel 3 is already expected to bring major improvements to the smartphone line. The display size, for example, will increase to 5.3 inches with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It will also have a dual camera setup. Recent leaks of photo and video render also confirm that the Pixel 3 will have an all-glass back, according to Android Central.

Reports say that the Pixel 3’s release will be announced at an annual October Google event. It is expected that the company will unveil its new hardware products at this particular event.

Will you be buying the Google Pixel 2 now that it is much cheaper? Or would you rather wait for the Pixel 3? Let us know about your preference in the comments section below.

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