Google Pixel 2 Promises to Revolutionize the Smartphone Industry
Rick Osterloh who is Google’s Senior Vice President has recently attended the Mobile World Congress and there he decided to confirm that Pixel 2 is coming. Even better, Rich Osterloh has also stated that the upcoming Pixel 2 is going to “stay premium”. With that being said, it’s completely understandable why the internet is buzzing with rumors and speculations about the device. We have rounded up the most liable rumors and speculations and we will present them right. This way we can get an idea of what to expect from Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone.
Google Pixel 2: Operating System
Recent reports and leaks are showing that Google is actually working on developing Android 8.0 right now. In fact, Google’s Senior VP has even teased that Android 8.0 is going to come under the “Oreo” nickname. This wouldn’t be the first time that Google partners up with Nestle, who is the company that also owns KitKat. Android 8.0 Oreo is definitely going to bring a bunch of enhancements to the already smooth Android user experience.
Google Pixel 2: Hardware Power
Qualcomm has just unveiled its top of the line Snapdragon 835 chipset. Everyone is expecting Google to equip its flagship smartphone with this processor. Additionally, Qualcomm confirmed that its Snapdragon 835 has been built using 10nm technology therefore it will more than likely be able to provide owners with impressive performances.
Google Pixel 2: Display
Rumor has it that Google wants to follow in Samsung’s footsteps and install an innovative edge-to-edge display on Pixel 2. The already existing Pixel model features a full HD pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920 but the new model is expected to feature a larger 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. Additionally, this will help Pixel 2 in the race against the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 8.
Google Pixel 2: Fingerprint Gestures
Google shocked the entire Android community when it included fingerprint gestures support for Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in the Android 7.1.2 Nougat developer preview update. Well, it looks like Google has bigger plans for this feature. Rumors are pointing out towards the fact that Google is looking to add more functions to this feature. For example, Pixel 2 owners will be able to open up their contacts list by simply making a “C” gesture.