Google has officially confirmed the launching of its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone, the sequel to last year’s venerated Pixel and Pixel XL. It is an interesting date because it was on the 4th of October in 2016 that Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL.
In addition, on October 4th, Google also launched synchronized online and billboard advertising with a new website encouraging users to “Ask more of your phone.” Google may have updated its Google Assistant software.
People are expecting that the upcoming Pixel will have better battery life, faster cameras, unlimited storage, an upgraded Google Assistant, the usual Pixel instant Android updates and greater performance.
Both new models are expected to be water and dust resistant. They are expected to ditch the jack of headphone- a feature that Apple has removed from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and Google were eagerly waiting to develop on the original Pixels.The rumors are that they will support Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and will run Android 8.0 Oreo. The Pixel 2 also may come with a 4.97 inch full HD display and the Pixel 2 XL may have a 5.99-inch 1440p display. However, all these are rumors right now.
Today Google has repeatedly failed to deliver enough stock of both the original Pixels and the Nexus models before them to keep up with demand and devices have been sold out for months at a time. Should the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deliver and should Google truly wish to be a major smartphone player that has to change with this new generation…