Google Pixel 2: Rumours and Release Date

Arriving at the end of this year, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is nothing but rumours currently.

We have had confirmation from been Rick Osterloh (Google’s senior vice president of hardware,) that the devices will be released, with an expected date in October.  The rest is up to us to fill in the blanks.

image source: techdroider

image source: techdroider

Here’s the key rumours circulating:

  1. Both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL may be waterproof
  2. We are expecting an improved chipset
  3. Google are likely to follow Apple’s lead, and get rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack
  4. It’s been reported that Google have approached LG to place an order for curved OLED screens, suggesting that there may be a curved display for one or both devices.
  5. The screen on the standard Pixel 2 could be boosted to a QHD resolution
  6. There is a third Pixel being planned, with rumours suggesting that Google are testing a lower spec, budget friendly Pixel device.
  7. With an expected release date for October this year, it’s likely that all devices will run on the latest Android O.
  8. The Pixel 2 is expected to come in 7 colour ways, including  Blue, Grey, Carbon, Graphite, Silver, White and Gold.

If you can’t wait for the Google Pixel 2, check out the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL available with UK and international delivery.


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