Journalist’s resource Android Police, guided by a variety of leaks and rumors, the accuracy of which is estimated in the amount of 8 points out of 10, have created, as they claim, the first image of the new Google Pixel smartphone generation. More specifically, the image shows the larger model Google Pixel 2 XL.
Note that these images Google future innovations resource already drew before, and in the end it turned out that they are really as close as possible to reflect the design of future products. In other words, the resource is quite possible to be trusted.
As you can see, the design is very different from the current model of Google Pixel 2 XL and continuity can be seen only from behind – back panel here, as in the current Google Pixel, consists of two parts with a glass insert of a different color. But this time, the glass insert has a different design and smaller dimensions. As you can see, it further extends beyond the edge of the body, making the transition even more harmonious, and a fingerprint scanner, which, incidentally, has kept its location is outside.
Apparently, the Google has decided not to follow the fashionable craze for dual camera and decided to use a conventional design with a single module, but the main camera is clearly larger than the current model.
Display in Google Pixel 2 XL takes up almost the entire front panel area, and the thickness of the frames is minimal. But in this case, the design of the front panel of the device is closer to the flagship smartphone LG G6 and Samsung S8, and not to the Essential Phone or Mi MIX. The display itself is a normal, not curved, but it looks like covered with protective glass with highly rounded edges. The source claims that the smartphone will receive a six-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18: 9, manufactured by LG.
Also refers to the technique similar to Edge Sense from HTC U11, which will allow access to the various functions in the interface, such as a voice assistant Google Assistant, simply squeezing your smartphone.
The source also warns that this is not the final design before its release devices, which are expected in the fall, some aspects may be changed. It is also said that the entry-level Google Pixel 2 second generation can get a completely different design.
There are news which suggests that Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL would not be differed only by display size but would have different design as well. Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL would have 4.9 inch and 5.9 inch display sizes respectively. Other major difference would be that only Pixel 2 would be water resistant smartphone.