SMARTER PHONE Google Pixel 2

£629 store.google.com.pixel_2

It seems Google is really starting to define its vision for the perfect Android phone: pragmatic, quirky design, with killer software. Let’s start with the design, which has its good and bad parts. With a five-inch screen, it’s a great size, and easy to use one-handed. The phone overall has a clear visual identity now, with a larger glass panel on the rear that stretches around the edges of the device, and chamfered bezels.

Oddly, it feels like it’s made from plastic. Don’t get us wrong, it’s very well made – it feels as solid as a rock. But

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