Google Pixel 2 XL Radiation Levels

Head SAR (Cellular Only)
Radiation Levels Head Body Hot Spot
Cellular Only 0.26 W/kg 0.77 W/kg 1.18 W/kg
Wi-Fi + Cellular 1.00 W/kg N/A 1.18 W/kg






Google Pixel 2 Xl SAR Level Summary:

The cellular transmission SAR values for the Google Pixel 2 Xl (FCC ID ZNFG011C) are 0.26 W/kg (watts per kilogram) at the head and 0.77 W/kg when worn on the body. The hotspot/Airplay SAR level is 1.18 W/kg. The simultaneous transmission SAR values for Pixel 2 XL (cellular plus Wi-Fi) is 1.00 W/kg at the head, and 1.18 W/kg when used as a hotspot simultaneously with other transmitters active.





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Cell Phone Usage & Radiation Exposure


Google Pixel 2 XL Safety Tip:

How Much Will Turning Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Reduce Radiation?

This SAR chart reveals how turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your Google Pixel 2 XL can significantly reduce your exposure to radiation. Our SAR comparison chart shows that by simply turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth transmitters, you can lower the RF radiation exposure to your head by 81.8%, and you can lower exposure to the body by 47.6%, when considering these differences between cellular-only (Wi-Fi/Bluetooth OFF) and simultaneous use exposure (Wi-Fi/Bluetooth ON), a wise way to reduce excessive phone radiation is to tap off unnecessary transmitters when not in use! Additionally, when using your phone as a hotspot, turning off Bluetooth can reduce your exposure by up to 0% according to the FCC SAR report for device number ZNFG011C.

Google Pixel 2 XL SAR Levels

Comparison of SAR levels between cellular-only and simultaneous exposure
Cellular Only(% DIFF)Wi-Fi + Cellular
0.26 W/kgHEAD
81.8%
1.43 W/kg
0.77 W/kgBODY
47.6%
1.47 W/kg
1.18 W/kgHOTSPOT
0%
1.18 W/kg

Key Takeaways

  • Children vs Adults: Children have higher SAR levels due to thinner skulls and developing tissues, making them more vulnerable to radiation.
  • Wi-Fi Impact: Simultaneous use of cellular and Wi-Fi transmission increases SAR levels for all age groups.
  • Precautionary Measures: Using radiation protection products like QuantaCase can help mitigate these risks, especially for younger users.

By understanding these differences, parents and guardians can make informed decisions to better protect their children from excessive microwave radiation exposure, emphasizing the need for safer smartphone usage practices and protective accessories like QuantaCase.

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Children vs Adults Radiation Exposure

The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) of a mobile device measures the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body during device usage.

The SAR values for the pixel-2-xl (FCC ID ZNFG011C) are as follows:

  • 0.26 W/kg when held at the head with cellular transmission only
  • 0.77 W/kg when worn on the body with cellular transmission only
  • 1.18 W/kg when used as a Hotspot or Airplay
  • 1.43 W/kg when held at the head with simultaneous cellular and Wi-Fi transmission
  • 1.47 W/kg when worn on the body with simultaneous cellular and Wi-Fi transmission
  • 1.18 when used as a Hotspot simultaneously with other transmitters active.

Google Pixel 2 XL - SAR Levels

FCC SAR Levels

  • FCC Approval Date This is the date the phone SAR test was completed before the phone's release to the public as required by law.
    11 September 2017
  • FCC ID The FCC ID is the code used to register a device for FCC compliance
    ZNFG011C
  • FCC Report Link A direct link to the FCC's website for confirming SAR levels that are listed on our website - We did the homework for you!
    FCCID ZNFG011C
  • US SAR Ratings USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg
    USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg - FCC SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level SAR test when held against your head when only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    0.26 W/kg
  • Body SAR Level SAR test when held against your body only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    0.77 W/kg
  • Product Specific Use SAR test when held against your body only using the phone as a hotspot. Cellular and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.18 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Transmission The highest possible SAR recorded with ALL transmitters active, Cellular, WiFi, and Hotspot
    1. 59 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Head The highest possible SAR test when held against your HEAD with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1. 43 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Body The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
     1.47 W/kg
  • Hotspot SAR The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY using the phone as a hotspot with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.18 W/kg

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Google Pixel 2 XL SAR test reports filed with the Federal Communications Commission FCCID ZNFG011C — the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) for Google’s Pixel 2 XL is 0.26 watts per kilogram (w/kg) at your head, and 0.77 w/kg when worn on your body. The Google Pixel 2 XL hotspot SAR is 1.18 w/kg and its SAR for simultaneous transmission (cellular plus Wi-Fi) for Google’s Pixel 2 XL is 1. 43 w/kg at your head,  1.47 w/kg when worn on the body, and 1. 59 w/kg when used as a hotspot simultaneously with all other transmitters active.

 

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