Google - Pixel 2 64GB - Just Black (Verizon)

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Introducing the Google Pixel 2
Discover a better way to capture, store, and see the world. Pixel 2 features a smart camera that takes beautiful photos in any light, a fast-charging battery and the Google Assistant built-in.
$27.08/mo.
$20.83/mo.
for 24 months
Save $150 ($6.25/mo.)
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$0.00 down for qualified customers. Tax on full retail price due at time of sale. 0% APR, Full price: $649.92.
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Overview

What's Included


  • Google Pixel 2 64GB
  • Quick switch adapter
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB-C cable
  • USB-C charger
  • USB-C to 3.5 jack adapter

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
92% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (172 out of 188)

Features


A more impressive camera. All-around

Capture stunning photos with an effortless photography experience. Pixel 2 changes the way you take, save and share your moments.

Your photos, forever

Save all your photos and videos in original quality with free, unlimited storage in Google Photos.¹

Search what you see

With Google Lens you can use your camera to explore the world like never before. Simply pull up Google Lens on a photo to learn more about landmarks, artwork and more.²

Your own personal Google, built in

Need help or answers? Just ask the Google Assistant, built into every Google Pixel 2. You can request a ride, reserve a table, and buy a ticket – using only your voice.

Charges fast and really lasts

Pixel’s long lasting and fast charging battery delivers up to 7 hours of use on 15 minutes of charge.³

Water resistant when it counts

Pixel 2 also features a striking encased glass metal unibody that’s water resistant.⁴

Find the perfect fit for you and your Pixel

Accessories designed by Google are precisely engineered to fit, help protect and make the most of your Google Pixel 2.

¹ Free, unlimited original-quality storage for photos and videos taken with Pixel through the end of 2020, and free, unlimited high-quality storage for photos taken with Pixel afterwards.

² Google Lens is only available for Latin character sets.

³ Based on use of the included charger and a mix of talk, data, and standby use. Actual results may vary, see website for details.

⁴ Pixel 2 has a water protection rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529. Charger and accessories are not water resistant.


Overall customer rating

4.6
92%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

4.2

Pros

Cons

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the wait!

    Posted
    md2002
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I waited awhile to do the review so I could see how I was going to like the phone and I like it a lot! I didn't want another Samsung because after 6 months all the Samsungs start to slow down and get sluggish so I waited for this phone to come out and I am not disappointing. It's CLEAN and fast, no bloatware and no unwanted junk on the phone. The camera is amazing and fast, portrait mode is like a professional picture and I love that is has the 3 second film before the actual pic. The Google eco system rules and there are SO many little things that they thought of that I love. My favorite - if they suspect a SPAM caller the screen turns red and it warns you that it's a SPAM caller and the phone hasn't been wrong yet, turn off security in certain places, the voice to speech is incredibly accurate. I would say it gets it right 95% of the time. I just love this phone! It charges very quickly, easy to navigate, shortcuts are awesome the battery will last all day but you're not going to get 2 days out of it. The few things that I don't like is it brings in all your contacts from everyone you have ever contacted, this is by design from what I read but it's nothing to worry about because the contact search feature is great. Also, the crackling sound you heard about is there but if you shut off NFC is goes away, there's an update coming for this. It may only be me but it seems the screen gets stuck on the rotation sometimes or take a bit to flip back. There are VERY SMALL things compared to everything I like about the phone. It is very much so configurable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    google pixel

    Posted
    chris
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    the google pixel is a fantastic phone. the camera is currently the best on the market and the details are phenomenal. i occasionally play a game and do some light browsing / use a fair amount of apps and the battery constantly lasts over a day. the included USB C charger is great, i feel it is a lot more secure than the micro USB of all of the prior generations. (my old droid turbo could no longer hold the cord in place to charge). the side squeeze to the google assistant is a cool feature. literally squeeze your phone to ask google anything and settle those random debates / questions that come up. (it's cool to instantly settle the argument/debate of who that actor was in that movie...) only thing i did not realize was that the included charge cord was USB-C to USB-C. The micro USB cords went from standard USB to micro, meaning you could use the same cord in your charger or your computer. So if you plan on hooking your phone up to other devices buy a USB to USB-c cord as well. also the back is very slippery, setting my phone onto almost anything that's not wood causes it to slip and fall, so i highly recommend a phone case (make sure you get the right size as they're are XL and regular google pixels) if you're willing to spend some money on a top of the line phone, go with this. buy a case, extra cords and a car charger and your good to go. (If you're not looking to spend a bunch of money and don't need top of the line specs i highly recommend the Moto G5 plus that i just bought for my mom)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    ALMOST Perfect

    Posted
    CorruptSS
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The phone is great but not perfect. Screen: The screen, while vibrant and clear, is very bright. Its crisp clear and very pleasing to look at. Camera: The camera on here is great. It is steady and accurate. The photo capturing while moving in motion to get the best shot possible is phenominal. Camera sensor is accurate on color, depth, clarity and blows the previous generation out the water. Audio: Both speakers are clear and play well in the frequency range. Just disappointed the top speaker is quieter than the bottom. WiFi: The overall speed is insane. i pulled a constant 126mbps ( my max from comcast ) all the time. Very strong signal. Cellular: Tested using T-mobile next to a Huawei mate 9 and they hold great signal. The radio in this phone is 1 bar stronger in the same exact spot. Strong and throuput is great. Performance: Snappy snapdragon 835 is amazing. It houses a phenomonal performance in the processor area, graphical area with the adreno graphics and it is efficient on battery. Battery: EASILY make it through a day. Heavy use acquired about 5-5.5 hours of screen on time MAX. Overall: The display is great, but excessively small. It felt like they cheaped out on screen size. It wouldve been better to have atleast a 5.5" screen. It performs well, keeps moving fast and reliable cellular connectivity. If you are ok with small screens, uneven speaker volume, you are fine with this phone

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great phone overall. Only 2 problems.

    Posted
    CynicalDrew
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I love this phone. Can't get enough of it. Google assistant rocks it opens apps and easily looks up what I ask it. Battery life is really good and it also works with my gear S3 watch which is really awesome. Charges very quickly even with a generic charger. I only have 2 problems. One I use an LG tone Bluetooth headset for when I'm driving. I don't know if I'm missing something but when I click the call button to tell Google Assistant to call it does nothing. I have to physically unlock the phone and then using the button works perfectly. A little annoying when the whole point is to be hands free. Second is the charger it comes with. I have no problems with usb type C at all I love it being universal as to which way it plugs in. However when it comes with the pixel 2 both ends are usb type C so you can only use the power adapter it comes with which would really suck in a pinch for charging when you only have the cord. Not to mention a replacement is 35 dollars which is ridiculous as well. Would definitely recommend this phone to anyone that is curious about whether to get this phone or not. Don't look at the fact it no longer has a headphone jack. If you can afford this phone you can just as well afford a Bluetooth headset.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    stock android lacks many features

    Posted
    harry
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    size, screen,battery life all great. This got many great reviews regarding all of this a how great it was to not have bloatware. But stock android works differently and sometimes much less efficiently and there are some things you just can't do. 1) email - you are stuck using the gmail app to look at all emails. I can't find a way to select all emails and mark as "read" . talked to support and they said you need to do this on your computer. Stupid! 2) counter on widget - need 3rd party vendor to create counter to see how many messages, voicemails, emails you have. I have tried telsaunread and notifyer and can't get either to work. 3) voicemail is integrated into the dialer app so you can't see how many you have from the homescreen 4) no exposure compensation adjust on camera app 5) need to get 3rd party launcher to create folders or to try to create counters 6) to turn on speaker during a phone call you should just be able to touch the speaker icon from any screen in the app once you have dialer. Nope, you have to swipe down and touch "turn on speaker"

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Beware

    Posted
    RyAllen

    Avid user of the original Pixel so naturally I was jazzed about getting Google's latest mobile creation. However that excitement was quelled as I found out that my new phone fell victim to a current issue that is currently plaguing a number of Pixel 2's. A constant faint buzzing in the top speaker that will not go away and is accompanied by a clicking noise as well. The clicking noise is coming from the back of the device and through troubleshooting (thanks Reddit) it went away when I disabled the NFC on it but it is most certainly not ideal to be without that feature. Google is issuing RMAs for this problem, nevertheless my faith in the hardware in general is in doubt. A resolution to these issues is still ongoing and maybe a patch can fix it, though unlikely. In the meantime, I'll return to my Pixel 1 and revisit the 2 later on down the road when the faulty batches get phased out.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great feature set, fast and smooth

    Posted
    scooternc
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    The strength of this phone compared to any flagship is it's versatility and software. Unlocked for any carrier, esim for international travel using project fi ( if needed). The sum of it's strengths with unlimited cloud storage at full 4k bandwidth, fastest software updates, quick and fluid operation with 0 bloatware after you delete all Verizon added software. Fantastic camera that compares favorably to anything available, nice sounding stereo speakers, perfect size and fingerprint placement. Excellent battery life. I use on T-Mobile and it's faster with better reception than other flagships I have used on my jump program. Supports wifi calling. Nice screen that's not over the top on color saturation. I wish it had a headphone jack but oh well. Works and sounds fine with included adapter. Bluetooth works well. Many ways to customize look you like. It's fairly easy to slip out of hand so buy a case. Overall you know phone should get you at least 2 years of great service with fastest Android software updates and if you want to switch cell carriers you aren't locked in to anyone. Highly recommended for sum of it's parts. 2nd to none after all things considered!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Glitchy operating system and faulty microphones.

    Posted
    Cyclob

    I bought my phone two months ago and immediately had issues with microphone, nobody was able to hear me on the other side. I contacted Google and they sent a replacement which worked well for only 2 weeks and then the microphone started giving me similar issues only that this time it would take 30 seconds after the call was initiated for the microphones to work. Additionally there are many glitches within the operating system such as: The Adaptive brightness does not work well. The YouTube play and pause controllers do not disappear automatically, this does not happen on the pixel 2 XL. Is the volume control does not disappear out of my other when you use the physical buttons the volume gauge stays on this play until you touch anywhere else on the active screen. That split does not allow you to control the percentage of screen that you will use for each application open, this is an issue when using Google Maps on split screen as 50% of the screen is not enough.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about reception, sound, performance and camera. Editors are less positive about connectivity and GPS navigation. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 94/100 = Excellent quality.
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