5 Best Google Pixel 2 Alternatives You Must Need To Know

Last updated on October 22nd, 2017 at 02:36 pm

Recently, Google announced their latest flagship smartphone Google Pixel 2  and Pixel 2 xl and almost most of the users who love Google device are very eager to get this device soon in their hand. Moving to the specifications both the device runs on latest Android version 8.0 Oreo and According to the brand, a user also gets latest Android and security updates for next 3 years. The device is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU and 4GB RAM. The major highlight is its 12.2 MP Rear camera which supports dual-pixel autofocus mode and 8 MP selfie camera which comes with a 2.4/f aperture. The only differences between these two smartphones are their screen size and battery capacity and all the rest specifications are almost same.

Google pixel 2 comes with a full HD AMOLED display of 5.0 inches with 1080*1920 pixels resolution and battery capacity of 2700 mAh whereas pixel 2 xl has 6.0-inch P-OLED display and screen resolution of 1440*2880 pixels along with a battery capacity of 3520 mAh.

However, the price tag of 649$ for Pixel 2 and $849 for Pixel xl are too -high for all of us, so its good to look towards the alternative of Google Pixel 2 and if you are one who searches for the same, then I am pretty sure you are at the right place. Here are the Top 8 Google Pixel 2 alternatives you can buy.

1. One plus 5 :

One plus 5 doesn’t need any introduction, it is one of the best selling and a most popular budget range flagship Android smartphone which comes with some cool specifications in the price range of only Rs 32,000-35,000 and That’s why One plus 5 grabs top position in the list and becomes the biggest competitor of Google pixel 2. It has 5.5-inch AMOLED screen with full HD 1080*1920 pixel resolution, powered by Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 chipset.The device is available in two different variants of 64 GB / 6 GB RAM and 128 GB/ 8 GB RAM.

Thanks to One plus 5 for giving 3.5 mm jack and power packed battery capacity of 3300 mAh. However, the device has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 20 MP Rear and 16 MP front-facing camera with face detection autofocus mode and dual LED flash. It also has a fingerprint scanner, NFS support and fast battery charging features which keep it separate from others, That’s why it could be one of the best Google Pixel 2 alternative you can buy.

Buy Now: Amazon 

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2. iPhone 8

If you are ios lover and looking to purchase Apple smartphone in the same pricing of Google pixel 2, then iPhone 8 is definitely the best choice for you.

iPhone 8 comes with 4.7 inches IPS display and a screen resolution of 750*1334 pixels. The device is powered by Apple a11 bionic chipset and running on an ios11 operating system which is upgradable to ios 11.0.2.The device is available in two different variants of 64GB/256 GB with 4 GB of RAM and battery capacity of 1821 mAh.

iPhone 8 has 12 MP primary camera with quad-LED flash and 7 MP front-facing camera including face detection, HDR and panorama features. Some of the advanced features in iPhone 8 makes it a good alternative for Google Pixel 2.

Buy now: Amazon

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3. Honor 9

Huawei latest Honor 9 is another top-rated upcoming smartphone which has some amazing specs and features, the best thing is that it is budget range device and its expected launch price is only Rs 25990 in India, Currently, it is available for purchase in UK for just £379.99 or $484.

Honor 9 comes with 5.5-inch IPS display 64/128 GB storage,4/6 GB RAM, Micro sd card slot and 3200 mAh battery, it looks glossy and feels premium in hand. Honor 9 is powered by octa-core Hisilicon kinn 960 processor along with MALI G7 MP8 chipset and running on Android version 7.0 Nougat.It has dual camera setup of 20 + 12 Mp Rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera having an aperture of f/2.2. According to me, in this price range Honor, 9 is another good alternative for Google Pixel 2.

4. LG G6:

LG is another renowned brand known for its innovations, recently launched their new flagship smartphone LG G6 in the market, the device is available for purchase in India for only Rs   34,000. LG G6 comes with  5.7 inch full HD display having a screen resolution of 1440*28880 pixels, it is powered by Snapdragon 830 processor with Adreno 530 GPU chipset and available in three different variants of 64/128/256 GB internal storage and 4 GB of RAM , In comparison to Google Pixel 2 the battery capacity is pretty high 3300 mAh.

LG G6 is running on Android version 7.0 Nougat and includes dual camera setup of 13 MP+ 13 MP each and 5 MP secondary camera which can able to record video in 1080 p. In terms of performance and look it is amazing and also got a good response from reviewers.So don’t forget to look towards LG g6 if you are searching for alternatives of Google Pixel 2.

Buy now: Amazon 

5. Samsung Galaxy s8 :

Samsung galaxy s8 was launched in March 2017 and comes with 5.8 inch super AMOLED touchscreen having a screen resolution of 14440*2960 pixels, it is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor and Adreno 540 GPU chipset, the device is running on  android 7.0 Nougat and has internal storage of 64 GB and 4 GB RAM which can be expandable up to 256 GB using micro sd card . Moving to the camera, Samsung Galaxy s8 has 12 MP primary and 8 MP secondary camera along with face detection, Auto HDR, and OIS features. It comes with 3.5 mm jack and a fingerprint scanner which is another great thing and it costs almost Rs 53,000 in India.

I am pretty sure that Samsung Galaxy s8 is one of the best alternatives for Google Pixel 2.

Buy now: Flipkart 

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