Google Pixel 2 Latest Leaks: 4K Display, Android 8.0, Price Hike And More

By Anj Cagay , Feb 09, 2017 04:06 AM EST

A few months back, Google Pixel and Pixel XL have gone on sale, and now, Google is reportedly working on a new smartphone, the Google Pixel 2. Avid fans of the Pixel smartphones will be thrilled to know that a lot of new features are expected to be included. The success of Google smartphones are greatly attributed to its manufacturers such as LG, HTC, Huawei, Samsung, and Motorola, however, Google has no official confirmation yet which company will become the maker of Google Pixel 2 phone.  According to a source, Avid fans will have to wait for confirmation, but for now, it is good to hear that Google will be launching a premium brand.

Google Pixel 2: Price Hike

According to a source, Google is working closely on creating a lower-end Pixel, which is dubbed as "Pixel 2B," that would boast fewer features, however, comes a significantly lower price. The Pixel 2B's exact price has not been revealed yet although it is said to be "significantly cheaper," while reports claim that Google Pixel 2 might come with a $50 price hike. The current 32GB Pixel phone price starts at $650.

Google Pixel 2: Features

Information drifting toward speculations includes the possibility of a 4K screen and to come at least 6 GB of RAM. If Pixel 2 will be powered by Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 835 processor, then we can also expect that the device will sport the Quick Charge 4.0. Google is also reportedly focusing on the device's camera as the current smartphone's camera has been well reviewed across the industry and hopes to "master" low light photography.

Google Pixel 2: Operating System

Furthermore, Google will unveil the upcoming Android operating system, Android O during its event on May 17 to 19 this year.The company has always used its annual device releases as the launch conveying for the final version of its latest OS. Google will allow a few couple of months to test Android O-beta versions before releasing the final version in its device. As last year, Google is expected to launch Pixel 2 during October.


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