Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to Feature Always On Display and IP68 Water&Dust Resistance

Apple is one day away from launching its highly anticipated iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and the innovative iPhone 8. This is the most talked about subject in the smartphone world and while people might think that Apple is overshadowing Google, they couldn’t be more wrong. Google is taking advantage of the fact that everyone is talking about Apple’s upcoming iPhone lineup and its adding the finishing touches on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in secret.

Apple Overshadowing Google

Smartphone companies love to use the element of surprise and take the industry by storm whenever they launch a new device. However, this is basically impossible since leaks usually ruin everything. Fortunately for Google, Apple is grabbing everyone’s attention and Google gets to work on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in peace.

Always On Display

One of the coolest features that Google’s upcoming flagship smartphones will be equipped with is an always on display. This is great news for Android fans since it means that Pixel 2 and the larger variant will always display important information such as time, weather and notifications. Things get even better though since this feature has been specially developed to not consume immense amounts of battery charge.

Water and Dust Resistance

Smartphones are basically essential items to our everyday lives and people carry them everywhere they go. This is why owning a smartphone that’s IP68 water and dust certified is quite important. Well, Google knows that too well because rumors are pointing out that Google’s upcoming high-end smartphones will be able to resist at 1.5m depths for over 30 minutes. In addition, we should also mention that Google is not following in Apple’s footsteps and removing the classic 3.5mm audio jack. Android fans should be happy about this news because it means that they don’t have to purchase a new set of wireless headphones.

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