The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are impressive smartphones with a lot of neat features. And while most love the large 6-inch display or front-facing speakers, that isn’t all Google’s phones have to offer. Below we’ll share 10 neat things the Pixels can do in an effort to help owners enjoy their phone to the fullest.
At first glance, the Pixel 2 looks pretty similar to the original Pixel from 2016. However, Google packed in some impressive new features and made lots of changes to this phone.
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Now that the Pixel 2 is on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo and a few months old you’ll want to take advantage of every feature or option. Some of our tips are easy to find and well-known to stock Android users. That said, there is a slew of new tricks you might not know about, but should.
During the announcement, Google talked a lot about the Assistant, the new camera, and the design of its phone. This year it’s water-resistant, takes amazing photos, and has lots of AI smarts. However, those are things everyone knows about.
Everyone knows the Google Assistant is helpful, the camera is pretty good, and it has a fast fingerprint scanner on the back. These features are nice, but we’re here to talk about other exciting hidden features you might not know exist.
Some of these include squeezing the phone to open apps, super-fast charging, instant song recognition, taking amazing photos, or using Google Lens.
Yes, Google’s Pixel 2 and 2 XL have a lot of awesome features. Those are just a few of the many you’ll want to take full advantage of. In an effort to help owners understand everything the Pixel 2 has to offer, here are 10 cool things you can do with your phone.