Google Pixel 2 Rumors: What to Expect, Release Date and More

Google Pixel 2

We acknowledge that “Made by Google Smartphones” are the best for Android enthusiasts. Yes, it comes with premium features just like the Samsung S8 or iPhone high-end smartphones.

Google Pixel, the first Made by Google phone had a great impact on the Android world. The upcoming Google Pixel 2 is rumored to come with premium features that you see on Samsung, LG and Apple high-end smartphones.

Google is rumored to be making three models of the phones for 2017 codenamed Walleye, Muskie, and Taimen. But other sources followed up with a report that Muskie which is the rumored successor to the Pixel XL, is likely to be canceled.

This means that Alphabet is specializing on introducing two models-the Taimen which is said to have a bigger screen than the current Pixel XL and Walleye- which is Pixel’s successor. 9to5Google revealed that LG Company is making the Taimen phone on Google’s Behalf.

Pixel 2 Specifications

  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8995 chipset which is Snapdragon 835 platform.
  • Design -comes with waterproof technology as well as ditch a headphone jacket.
  • Display: curved display with flexible OLED technology. This gives the Pixel 2 a slick curved screen. Taimen phone has a 5.6-inch screen and 2560×1320 resolution.

Google has to tweak the next smartphone to meet the highly competitive markets of Samsung S8 and Apple iPhone 7 or the upcoming iPhone 8.

Release date

The date is not yet confirmed but Rick Osterloh, VP of Hardware at Google, confirmed it in an interview at this year’s Mobile World Congress didn’t explain exactly when, but guaranteed it, stating:-

“You can count on a successor this year, even if you don’t hear a date from me now.”

It is expected that the launch will be in October with the premium price. Yes, the Pixel stays premium. It is expected to be more than the current price of Google Pixel.

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