Obviously Google should start thinking seriously about their phone's design Especially when they're selling high end ones. Nowadays smartphone is more image device rather than just an all-in-one phone-mini-computer. And yes, Galaxy S8 is a great example. Currently it is the best phone I've ever hold in my hands. It looks fantastic, feels expensive and runs fast. Definitely worth money spent on it. Not sure that I will say the same about Pixel 2. And this is not good.
AnonD-244675, 04 Oct 2017Even Sony phones have less bezel size.My Sony Xperia Z5 is 146mm and it has a 5,2 screen. This pixel 2 is 145,7mm (which is 146, a hair difference) and it's 5 inches.
So yeah, obviously Google wants people to go for the xl. Maybe that's the reason it has such an ugly design.
Seriously are Google having a laugh with this one, Galaxy S8 is a much better phone at a cheaper asking price, No dual camera, Wireless charging, Still 1080p, Bezels are huge, design Look's stupid. By the Look's of thing's there's nothing Google can do for HTC by signing that contract.
67.9% screen to body ratio?!?! You gotta be kidding me, they're going backwards by making it even worse than last year's already huge bezels 😂 😂 😂
You people act like HTC designed the phone...
HTC made the phone, but GOOGLE designed it...
I like it except it doesn't have a headphone jack...
I've been holding out on a Google phone for too long, been using my Nexus One lately, since my HTC One (m7) won't hold a charge any more.
*NOTE: It has OIS and EIS... What other phone has this??
What a disappointment. The amoled looks much bluish than the previous one. I liked the previous pixels amoled since it is not as bluish as samsungs but not it seems to be the same plus the phone is bulkier than the previous pixel.
Hm, once again nice design is not the feature of this phone. But I can live with it (I wish it would similar to S8 look). I'm more concerned about hardware reliability and assembly quality. First Pixel has suffered with childish, not forgivable for highly priced phone issues like GPS and microphone / speakers failure. Also I had an opportunity to completely disassemble the first Pixel and wasn't impressed at all. It doesn't look like US$800 phone inside. Hope this time it will be better.
So disappointed, what only real differences.. stereo speakers and a gimmicky squeezable edge? pass..
Back to apple I go
Awsome software, right screen size, front facing speakers, top noch camera, design is meh but premium, and the headphone jack...
google pixel 2 is a great smartphone with useful features.
Who wants to talk about headphone jack ! should talk first about boring i Phone !
Honestly, small bezels are overrated. I'll take stereo speakers with a thicker bezel than a bezeless device with a bottom firing speaker. I still like the design of the phone. A phone doesn't need small bezels to be a marvel. We're finding out too small of a bezel on laptop messes with function and palm rejection. So yeah, I'm good with bezels.
first of all, dont go for HTC when designing a phone. HTC design is focusing on on how get larger bezels in a phone which you certainly dont want.
second, no headphone jack is a big no no. dont be d**k like apple plz.
third, I do have to say good job on front facing speaker, nicely done!
and finally, why only 2700mAh? is putting more battery into a phone gonna be the end of the world?
Worse screen to body ration than the Pixel? How? HTC seem to be stuck in 2012 where if they want to add something below the screen they need to add room because of the large display connector. It's like the galaxy s3 vs s4, Samsung fixed it in 2013. Speaking of, the latter had the same sized display in a body almost 10mm shorter, and with a similar sized (removable!) battery 4 years ago!