Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 specifications leaks

Posted June 27, 2017

XDA-Developers has received what they believe to be the finalized specifications for the new Pixel phones due later this year. Additionally Google could ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack on this phone.

"As for Taimen, the source of XDA's report claims it will come with a 5.99" display with a 1440p OLED panel from LG.

The XL will also feature a model with 128GB of storage, although other variations are expected.

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Otherwise, a single camera, 4GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 and smaller bezels are also set for the larger handset, the source says. For more Pixel news, stay tuned to the XDA Portal! Sadly, its successor, the Nexus 5X, couldn't quite follow in its footsteps and with the Pixel, it appeared Google had abandon the Nexus moniker. and its price-to-power reputation. Even though some people suggested that Google was working on budget- friendly device this time around, it seems it won't be the case. Going by fresh leaks, upcoming Pixel devices will flaunt thinner bezels compared to last year's models, but won't be entirely free of bezels. It's highly likely that HTC will once again manufacture the Pixel 2 and 2 XL after S2 and M2 codenames were found in the HTC U11's system files. Taimen has a larger screen than the cancelled Muskie and will reportedly be built by LG. Both the Pixel and Pixel XL 2 are expected to come in multiple storage variants.

The smaller "Walleye" Pixel 2 will have 4.97-inch display, but Google will leave the resolution at 1080p, just like it did with the earlier Pixel smartphone.

Coming out past year, Google's Pixel and Pixel XL phones were the company's first stab at pulling off a proper first-party device, designed and built by the company from scratch.

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In recent weeks, rumors for Google's next generation "Pixel 2" devices have picked up in steam.

A brand new leak delivers more details about the design and features of these two unreleased phones, including a detail that you won't like. The mobile platform chosen is the Snapdragon 835 CPU and 4GB of RAM will be available. This means that we won't have edge-to-edge display this year in the Pixel line-up.

Google's anticipated Pixel 2 smartphone could be released sometime in October 2017, according to a report from Android Headlines. Last year, Google has launched Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone which are there to replace the Google's Nexus smartphone. However, the glass window no longer encloses the fingerprint scanner.

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