Moving to the Pixel 2, it will be a smaller 5-inch 1080p handset powered by the same hardware as its elder brother. This time around, Pixel 2 will reportedly be made by HTC, while the higher-end Pixel 2 XL is being manufactured by LG. The new placement of the Google search bar is much easier to reach lower down using a single hand, and the tech giant would evidently want Pixel owners to take benefit of search as much as viable. The event is scheduled to be livestreamed on YouTube beginning at 9 a.m. It will be a much slimmer phone with a screen that has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and it will thin bezels. Now, all eyes will be on the event if Google can spring something unexpected. While the two new devices are being touted as Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL, reports have also suggested that there could be a third mobile announced as well. Earlier this year, in June, Chromeunboxed reported that Google's next high-end Chromebook will include a button or keyboard shortcut to trigger the Google Assistant. While HTC made both the phones last year, this year Google is giving LG a chance too.
Pixel 2 XL will also pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and internal memory of 64GB and 128GB. The screen has rounded corners which is quite normal in 2017. Reports hint at thick bezles on top and bottom, and absence of dual camera setup. The Pixel 2, meanwhile, will be very similar to the current pixel phones. Further, both of them will feature a 4GB of RAM and there will be two storage variants: 64GB or 12GB. From sexy new phones to stunning augmented reality tech, here's everything to expect from Google on october 4, and where to watch all the big reveals.
The pricing is said to be $649/$749 for the Pixel 2 and $849/$949 for the Pixel 2 XL. Just in the past few weeks we've learned about the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL's specs, price points, and design, along with a bunch of details on the Google Home Mini, Pixelbook, and updated Daydream View headset.
Google Pixel 2 will come with a regular aspect ratio, similar to last years' Pixel.
The display features an image with striking depth of field as the wallpaper, as well as vibrant colors.