Flipkart To Bag The Exclusive Launch Of The 2017 Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL


Google has been on a slew early October and launched the entire of its 2017 line-up along with the latest and greatest flagship smartphone the Pixel 2.

While pre-orders had commenced earlier this month for rest of the world, Google announced recently that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will be exclusively available online on Flipkart.

Pre-orders of Pixel 2 will commence on October 26 at 12 am and deliveries for the same will begin from November 1.

Interestingly, though the date is delayed a bit for India, the window for the turn around time of deliveries remain the same.

Pixel 2 will come at a price of Rs 61, 000 for the 64GB variant and at Rs 70,000 for the 128GB.

Pixel 2 XL 64GB will cost Rs 73,000 and Pixel 2 XL 128GB will be available for Rs 82,000.

The Pixel 2 basic is five inches with a cinematic OLED display and will be available in hues of ‘Just Black’, ‘Clearly White’, and ‘Kinda Blue’.

On the other hand, the six-inch Pixel 2 XL has a pure OLED 18:9 display which allows users to create a full-screen, immersive viewing experience, and comes in ‘Just Black’ and ‘Black & White’. Due to a lack of infrastructure, there will be no colour customization option in India.

Both phones are fueled with Android 8.0 Oreo and will come with an exclusive always-on display that lets users see notifications on the screen at a glance without having to touch the power button.

Flipkart has also shared exclusive pre-order exclusive offers for Pixel 2, which include:

1)  Free Sennheiser headset worth Rs 11,990
2)  Rs 8,000 cashback on EMI transactions done with HDFC Bank credit cards
3)  Guaranteed 50 percent buyback value when you upgrade your Pixel
4)  Extra Rs 5,000 off on exchange of select phone models
5)  No-cost EMI starting at Rs 3,389 per month

Moreover, Flipkart also commented that it has also planned to give away the Google Daydream View 2 to 5 selected winners of the social media contest that commenced recently on Facebook.

The Pixel 2 is the direct rival to Apple iPhone 8 and would take it head on when it hits the market.