- Nov 9, 2015
Now that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are available in Verizon stores (and the pre-orders have started shipping), it's time to take a good long look at what's inside these devices. Literally. The enterprising folks over at iFixit have chosen to tear down the Pixel 2 XL today, revealing all of its innards. That includes the recently announced Pixel Visual Core custom chipset created by Google itself. This will be enabled in Android 8.1 for even faster computational photography abilities. As usual in a modern smartphone, the rest of the components come from a lot of different companies....