Last year, Google announced its Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on October 4th. And now after one year of its announcement, the tech giant is expected to unveil its two new upcoming Pixel series smartphones known as Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 5th. The release date was leaked by Evan Blass aka @evleaks, a well known serial tipper. Evan Blass not only reveal that the devices will unveil on October 5 but also said that the Pixel devices will come with an unannounced Snapdragon 836 SoC.
According to latest rumors, the new Google Pixel devices is expected to see a little rise in their prices over their predecessors. Google Pixel 2 price is expected to be rise by at least $50. This means the price could start at $700 or more.
Google Pixel 2 Rumoured Specifications:
|Display (Pixel 2/Pixel XL 2)||4.97-inch/ 6-inch, Quad-HD AMOLED Display|
|Processor||Snapdragon 836 SoC|
|Internal storage||32GB/ 64GB/128GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 Oreo|
As per the recent rumors, the pixel devices is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 836 processor. The devices will feature at least 4GB of RAM or may be 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage options will be included.
Pixel 2 is expected to feature HTC’s Squeezable functionality.
Talking about the display, both pixel devices is expected to feature an AMOLED display. Google Pixel will sport a 5-inch FHD Display while Pixel XL 2 will come with 6-inch Quad HD display. As we know, Pixel 2 is being manufactured by HTC, so we are pretty sure that it will include HTC’s newest Squeeze feature while Pixel XL is being handled by LG, we might see a slimmer bezel display. As per the latest report, Google has dropped the 3.5mm audio jack and is currently working on their new AI-powered Wireless earpods. The new Google Pixel devices are expected to be water and dust resistant.
Several reports are suggesting that the 2nd generation pixel devices will not include dual camera setup. This is somehow surprising to hear as we have seen many high-end smartphones and even some budget-friendly phones coming up with this feature. But yeah, it’s Google they will be adding some extra features to better their already good camera.
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Google Pixel 2 Expected Features:
- Water and Dust Proof
- Slimmer Bezels
- Squeeze Feature
- 6-inch Quad HD display
- Always on Display mode
- Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
- 128GB Storage Option
- Dual Front Speakers
- Two Tone LED Flash
- Reduced glass back panel
It is most likely that Google Pixel 2 will arrive with Google’s latest operating system-Android 8.0 Oreo.