Google is all set to unveil Pixel smartphones on October 4 in its upcoming San Francisco event. Google has made the release official by releasing a video on YouTube. However the video shows nothing but the event date and outline of the smartphone. A lot of information regarding the upcoming Pixel smartphones are already on internet in the form of leaks and rumors. Here’s what we know till now.
The new smartphones are expected to be designed by Google for the first time. Rumors also suggest that the smartphones will be manufactured by HTC. The Pixel smartphone is expected to have 5-inch display with a resolution of 1080x1920px while Pixel XL is believed to have 5.5-inch Quad-HD display.
Both the devices will be running Google’s latest Android OS, Android 7.1 Nougat. It’s an unreleased version of Android Nougat. In terms of specifications, Google Pixel smartphones is packed with 4GB of RAM. The new devices are expected to be powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip clocked at 1.59GHz.
The base model is likely to be start with 32GB of storage. It’s still not clear if the users will get 128GB and 256GB storage options.
The smartphone may feature 12MP rear camera and 8MP front facing camera. USB-C type support is also expected. In terms of battery capacity, the Pixel smartphone is expected to sports 2770mAh battery while Pixel Xl to sports a larger 3450mAh battery.
Let’s get to the pricing of upcoming smartphones. Pixel smartphone is expected to bear a price tag of $390 for 16GB variant and $442 for 32GB variant. While Pixel XL is expected to have a price of $590 for 32GB variant, $650 for 64GB model, and $750 for 128GB variant. The Pixel smartphones will be available in blue, aluminum, and black color options.
Here’s one more rumor that indicates the only distinguishable things between the Pixel smartphones will be its screen size and battery capacity. Other than the battery and screen size, both the smartphones are expected to have same specifications.
There have been lot of rumors and leaks around the internet and all are unconfirmed. The only thing confirmed is that Google will be launching Pixel smartphones in its upcoming event. So lets wait for the event to know about the actual specs, prices and features. We’ll be updating you about the new devices, so keep visiting.