The model number of Pixel XL 2 confirms that it will be manufactured by LG Electronics. The company did the same thing a year ago with a large silhouette of the Pixel device that was spotted in New York City. But for Pixel 2 company has no plans.
It's been a big week for flagship phones.
Speaking of which, Google dropped the bomb - concerning the Pixel 2/Pixel XL 2 launch - just two days after Apple launched its next batch of iPhones. Leaks have pointed to the two phones being made by HTC and LG, respectively, but Google is likely not going to mention those partnerships at all.More news: Meet Alexis: Serena Williams' baby girl
When we last checked in with Google's 2017 flagship, we were working off a tweet from VentureBeat's Evan Blass claiming that the phone would launch October 5th and come with a new "Snapdragon 836" SoC.
Google's second-generation Pixel phones will be launching to stiff competition from Apple's new iPhone X and iPhone 8, Samsung's Galaxy S8, and LG's V30, among others. In October 2016, Google launched its new Pixel-branded phones after ditching the Nexus line of Android devices. That's a concerning omission because rumors leading up to the October 4 unveiling suggest the Pixel 2 won't come with the beloved port.More news: American household income finally topped 1999 peak previous year
Google Pixel 2 is around the corner, soon to be officially released. The upcoming device is also expected to include the Google Lens software feature, which transforms the camera into an advanced information hub. As rumored, the smartphones expected to be launched include the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. Google is resisting the industry trend of dual rear cameras, but it's not resisting the inexplicable industry conspiracy to kill the headphone jack. The smaller Pixel phone is called Walleye while the XL version is Taimen, according to Android Police.More news: James Franco's The Disaster Artist Has the Best Trailer of the Year