Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days are coming back on December 7 to December 9. If you have been contemplating as to which premium smartphone to buy, Flipkart has a pleasant surprise for you. India’s biggest online seller is offering the Pixel 2 for Rs 39,999. This deal puts the Google’s flagship phone directly in competition with the Nokia 8 and One Plus 5T.
To elaborate, the Google Pixel 2 currently retails for Rs 64,000 for the 64 GB variant. Under Flipkart’s offer, you get a flat cash discount of Rs 11,001 during the Big Billion Days sale. Further credit/debit card payers will get a cashback of Rs 10,000, which brings down the cost to an effective Rs 39,999. To make the deal sweeter, Flipkart will be offering Buyback Guarantee of up to Rs 36,500 when you exchange the phone later.
For a quick overview of the specifications, the Google Pixel 2 is manufactured by HTC. It is compact when compared to the Pixel 2 XL. it has a 5-inch AMOLED display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. Under the hood, you get Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC which hosts an octa-core CPU clocked at 2.35 GHz and is coupled with Adreno 540 GPU for gaming. It comes with 4 GB RAM and comes in two storage options of 64 GB and 128 GB. There is an expandable card slot on board as well which supports up to 256 GB additional storage.
On the photography front, the Pixel 2 features a 12.2 MP f/1.8 aperture rear camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) and EIS (Electronic image Stabilisation). It also gets Laser + Dual-Pixel Phase detection. Google has ramped up its software AI (Artificial Intelligence) to analise the portrait shots for better bokeh effect. The 8 MP selfie camera also gets Dual-Pixel tech and shoots portrait bokeh effect images. The Pixel 2 runs on Android Oreo 8.0 out-of-the-box and packs in a 2700 mAh battery.