When Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, it shouted loudly about its camera performance. Taking a clear swipe at Apple and the Portrait mode introduced with iOS 11 on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus, Google said the Pixel 2 smartphones could do portrait mode "properly".

Neither Pixel 2 smartphone is fitted with a dual-lens camera, instead, Google has fitted a 12.2-megapixel single-lens camera with an f/1.8 aperture, but has used software and machine learning to provide the depth effects. The good news is you get the same camera no matter which phone you choose, unlike Apple who reserves the dual-lens camera for the Plus models.

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We haven't been able to test the feature yet ourselves, but Isaac Reynolds, Product Manager at Google has uploaded a whole album of photos he's taken on the Pixel 2 and they look stunning. 

If you were thinking of getting either of the Pixel 2 smartphones but wanted to see how well its camera performed, this should provide enough proof. Better yet, Isaac says all the photos are "unedited" and you can view the full album here.

ee.co.uk - PAY MONTHLY PHONES The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now available on EE who have been awarded the UK’s best network for the fifth year running. RootMetrics tested the four UK networks and EE was faster and more reliable than all of them, with better data performance. Their network has come a long way since they launched in 2012. Back then they had 11 UK cities covered by 4G. Today they cover most of the UK’s land mass, thanks to 19,000 state-of-the-art 4G sites. They’ve got faster, too – from 50Mbps to a maximum speed of 400Mbps. And they’re soon to experience even greater possibilities with the launch of 5G.

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