Google’s removing the Nexus branding for its yearly smartphones and adopting the Pixel identify, this a lot has been clear for a very long time. It has additionally been recognized that two Pixel phones are being created by HTC to succeed the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P from final yr, and we have now seen one of many units in leaked pictures earlier than. At this time, Google has formally introduced that it's holding an occasion on October 4th, and it's fairly clear that the corporate is lastly able to unveil the newest smartphones to showcase the most recent version of Android. Oh, and each the Pixel phones have additionally determined to pose for the camera.
Dubbed the Pixel and Pixel XL, the 2 handsets will feature 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens. From the pictures, it seems to be like HTC may need taken some inspiration from the iPhone in phrases of design; as anticipated each units feature metallic our bodies, one thing HTC’s flagship phones are synonymous with. Nevertheless, the highest a part of the again of the units appears to be made from glass and maintain the rear camera and a fingerprint sensor, together with three little holes that might be the loudspeaker. On the front are the shows with not so giant bezels; given the truth that each shows are on, it's probably what we’re taking a look at are remaining designs of the phones, which isn’t shocking as their official unveiling is now slightly over two weeks away.
In response to Android Police, Google will probably be going for premium pricing for each handsets, with the 5-inch Pixel said to start at $649. Google had beforehand launched the Pixel C pill and the Chromebook Pixel with premium price tags, and it seems to be just like the web big is trying to absolutely shed the reasonably priced tag that has been related to Nexus units (at the very least when in comparison with flagship units from different Android producers). When it comes to specifications, the Pixel and Pixel XL will not be breaking away from the norm – each are anticipated to feature 12-megapixel cameras, Snapdragon 820 processors, 4GB of RAM, USB Sort-C ports, and 32GB of storage on the bottom fashions.
Source: Android Police