Pixel 2 Series Launching On October 4, Google Confirms

Google is offering Nexus 6P owners a Pixel XL as a warranty replacement

According to rumors, Google may be unveiling the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 this October. The company is now working towards their gen-next Pixel smartphones - Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. But as much as I want to live in a wireless future, we aren't there yet, and ditching the headphone jack will be bad for most people.

The two phones by Google are codenamed Taimen and Walleye.

Still, the Pixel 2 is shaping up to be one of the most feature-packed flagship phones out there. The listing has revealed that LG is going to be Google's manufacturing partner for this new device.

What we do know is that the new Google Pixel 2 smartphone will come with the latest version of Google's mobile OS, Android 8.0 Oreo. Google's upcoming Pixel smartphones will be launched on October 4 as the company revealed in a video posted on YouTube.

Google's second-generation Pixel phones will be launching to stiff competition this year from Apple's new iPhone X and iPhone 8, Samsung's Galaxy S8, and LG's V30 to name a few.

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Last month, the ever-reliable Twitter tipster Evan Blass claimed the Pixel 2 would be unveiled on October 5. While many expect the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 to feature for the first time on the new Pixel devices, a previous report states that Google might have hit a roadblock there and that it will have to settle for the Snapdragon 835.

Last year's Pixel event also coincided with the introduction of the Google Home speaker as well as Google's own multi-router mesh Wifi system.

Google Pixel XL 2 is expected to sport a 6-inch AMOLED display, making it feel like you're holding a phablet. The Google Pixel 2 is now being manufactured by HTC, meanwhile the larger XL version will be made by LG. It is also expected to come with HTC's Edge Sense technology found on HTC U11.

Many former Nexus 6P owners report on Reddit they have been offered 32GB Pixel XL smartphones as warranty replacements, while others received 128GB models.

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