Google Pixel 2 XL leak shows lesser bezels, redesigned home screen

Allan Goodman
October 4, 2017

Following a series of leaks that we shared with you earlier, Thanks to Evan Blass of VentureBeat, we now have the final high-quality photos and information of Google's stunning new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

In terms of camera, which has been the key element of most flagship smartphones this year, the Google Pixel 2 will continue featuring single cameras even as the industry has embraced the dual-camera module.

The Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL was supposed to come with a Snapdragon 836 processor but the leaks suggest that they will be running on the Snapdragon 835 processor.

It's been a month, Rumours mills are circulating the reports of alleged Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 Xl hitting the market.

Both smartphones will have a 12-megapixel rear main camera, as well as front-firing stereo speakers - a first for the Pixel line. Today, we now have a really clear picture of what the front of the Google Pixel 2 XL will look like.

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We are less than a day away from the official launch - stay tuned as we bring more news of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

The leaked images confirmed that the new Pixel 2 XL's biggest feature shall be 18:9 aspect ratio displays.

It states the LG-manufactured Pixel 2 XL will come in two colours (Black & White and Just Black), retailing for US$849 for 64GB and US$949 for the 128GB model. The question "why is my smartphone so dumb?" also indicates towards the presence of a better Google Assistant. They'll both be available for pre-order prior to their launch, the report says.

With a five-inch, 1080p display, Pixel 2 is the smaller of the devices, featuring a screen whose aspect ratio is the formerly standard 16:9. According to Droid-Life, we can expect a 64 GB Pixel 2 for $649 and 128 GB Pixel 2 for $749.

We've featured the two phones several times already but majority are rumors and leaks. Google's Pixel 2 will be available on October 19, and that the Pixel 2 XL will hit store shelves on November 15.

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