While Pixel smartphones will get the new update with Android 8.0, it is unclear if any other manufacturers will employ the functionality. Many have noted that Google Pixel 2 series somewhat resembles the existing LG G6, rather unsurprising considering that the Korean firm is involved in the manufacturing of the device.
The other leaked image, which shows the front of the device, shows what is said to be stereo speakers as well as its curved glass. Blass, along with a rendered image of alleged Pixel 2, posted a link to an article on Venture Beat.
The next flagship Google Android smartphone is all set to launch later this year. Adding to the effect are thicker bezels.
The last three smartphones of the list – Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player – are all now belong to their final legs, as Google’s policy states three years of security updates for Nexus devices from initial availability. First, we got a render of a redesigned Pixel XL; last week, we got a first look at the smaller Pixel; and today, we’re getting yet another glimpse at an early model of the smaller smartphone.
This might be the flawless time to buy either a Google Pixel or a Pixel XL. We could even see the Fingerprint Scanner at the back panel. There’s the larger camera module sitting right next to the LED flash.
Sources have told 9To5Google that the Pixel 2 price is expected to rise by at least $50, which would translate in the United Kingdom to around a £50 increase. Thanks to the leaks and rumors with which we can actually figure out the actual design and its specifications.
Ars Technica spotted the change in new Android documentation for Google’s A/B or Seamless System Updates, which Google introduced in the Pixel, Pixel XL. And now, Android fans will get to relive that disappointment when Google’s new Pixel 2 hits store shelves in the coming months.
Of course, while picking up these Google Pixel phones at such a pleasing price point is an attractive proposition, the fact remains that the forthcoming Google Pixel 2 will dissuade many consumers.
Those who purchase any variant of Pixel and Pixel XL can also avail Daydream View headset free of cost.
There’s no word yet on exactly when the new Pixels will be announced, but chances are it’ll be some time in October. While this is only expected to be the Google Pixel 2, the current word is that the Google Pixel XL 2 will feature a bezel less display.