Google Pixel 2 likely to be announced on 4 October

Kristi Paul
September 15, 2017

Earlier today we reported that Google was seemingly set to announce the new Pixel phones on October 4. A previous leak had said the Google smartphone would launch october 5. For all we know, the Taimen will be the Pixel XL 2.

Rumors around the Pixel 2 (or whatever it ends up being called officially) have been flying for a while now, suggesting that it'll use a Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM, as well as "squeezable" pressure sensitive sides, and IP68 water and dust resistance.

Following the recent unveiling of the new iPhones, Samsung's Note 8, LG's V30, and Andy Rubin's Essential phone, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a flagship. Google has debuted an ad campaign for an event on October 4th, where it promises to unveil a smarter smartphone.

We now have similar information for the Pixel XL 2.

Why does my phone take so many blurry photos?

The video highlights the types of questions people ask about their phones on its search engine. Stating that it's amusing we should ask, because their solution is coming on October 4th. This time around, Google is said to be in collaboration with HTC as well as LG to make the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, respectively, according to Android Authority.

Some of the most anticipated smartphones of 2017 have already happened, leaving only two major announcements from Huawei and Google.

The Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 are codenamed as Walleye and Taimen.

The Pixel 2 was first spotted at the Federal Communications Commission last month. The smaller Pixel 2's model number is G011A.

Pricing on a Pixel 2 remained to be seen, but the original handset competes in the premium segment of the market. While the image above is just a fan-made render, it's based on trusted leaks. Google is going to add various new features like providing a big and powerful battery, and a lot of storage simply means unlimited cloud storage.

Google Pixel XL 2 is expected to sport a 6-inch AMOLED display, making it feel like you're holding a phablet.

It is now learnt that the affected 6P users in the U.S. and Canada are more likely to get a Pixel than those in the United Kingdom and Australia wherein affected 6P units are being replaced with refurbished units of the same model.

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