December security bulletin posted ahead of likely Android 8.1 release tomorrow

Google Pixel 2 as seen on Play Store

If you are an Android fan and was waiting to buy the recently launched Google Pixel 2, then here is good news for you. Interestingly, that's almost Rs. 20,000 discount from the original price on Google's flagship smartphone.

Google Pixel 2 looks somewhat like the original Pixel in terms of design. The HDFC credit card holders can also get a cashback of Rs 8,000 if they purchase the device via EMI transaction and the users can also avail additional discount of Rs 5,000, if they exchange an old smartphone for the Google Pixel 2. All OEMs who roll out the December security update to their devices will receive a total of 47 security fixes for the base version of Android.

The Pixel 2 sports a 5-inch Cinematic full-HD display with a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pack a Snapdragon 835 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM.

The fingerprint sensor sits at the back of the device but, this time around the "glass window" is smaller. In our review of the Pixel 2 XL, we found the phone's camera to be exceptional in low light, portrait, landscape, and OIS+EIS-enabled video capture.

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Powering the device is a 2700 mAh battery and it runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Google posted December's security bulletin for Android this morning with details about the latest patches for the platform.

Google has made a decision to go for a single camera setup similar to last year's Pixel phones. It comes with a 12.2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera for selfies. Google has introduced new features in the camera department like the addition of AR.

Again, Google says that Pixel and Nexus images won't be up until tomorrow.

This year, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL use a technology called "dual-pixel" which divides every pixel into two.

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