There might only be two Pixel 2 handsets after all, with rumors suggesting the Pixel 2 XL has been cancelled, but that we’ll still get the even larger phone, codenamed taimen. Here is everything you need to know about the next generation Google Pixel.
Google Pixel 2 release date, news and rumors
The #Google Pixel was one of the most exciting phones released in 2016 by Google. Its successor is expected to come off this autumn, so here is everything we know about the rumors of the handset’s price, specs, and Release Date.
Who’s going to make it?
In the past we’ve seen Google phones manufactured by LG, HTC, Huawei, Samsung and Motorola. The maker of the new Google phone could be any of these partners, but equally it could be a brand-new hardware partner. For those unfamiliar, for both its smartphone series Google hires a third-party to be in charge of hardware. Last year, the search engine giant assigned HTC to manufacture Google Pixel, and the Google Pixel XL.
According to various sources, Walleye will be Google Pixel 2, while Taimen represents Google Pixel 2 XL.
- The new Pixel devices is expected to be waterproof.
- There can be a Third Pixel device
- There can be many improvements done in the chipset and the camera of the Pixel Devices.
- May be we cannot see a headphone jack in the coming pixel devices. Though this is just rumors and not verified Officially.
Lets talk about some specs.
Starting off from the front, we expect the XL to size up from 5.5-inch to 6.2-inch. The normal-sized version will be maintaining the 5-inch form factor. Both devices will be packing curved – possibly – AMOLED displays with 2K resolution.
Not much is know about the smartphones’ cameras. Though, Looking at the OnePlus 5 and the upcoming iPhone 8, a dual camera set-up is highly anticipated to be included.
To accommodate the high-resolution displays, the Google Pixel 2 will be backed by a non-removable 3,000mAh battery, while the XL variant will have a 3,600mAh. Both devices will support quick-charging and feature Type-C port connectivity.
Likely the devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 836 CPU. Two internal storage options will be available; 32GB and 128GB, both reportedly sporting 6GB of RAM.
Google Pixel 2 concept render video
Release Date And Price:
we expect Google to Launch in October 2017. Pricing wise, the Google Pixel line-up belongs to the high-end fragment of the market, so consumers should look for a $649 retail for Google Pixel 2 and $769 for the XL edition, with 32GB of storage. The 128GB flavor should set you back about $100 more.
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