Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

A larger version of Google's Pixel XL may be in your future

Enlarge  The Google Pixel XL. Ron Amadeo Enlarge The Google Pixel XL. Ron Amadeo
Doris Mccormick | 13 June, 2017, 11:37

The codename was believed to be given to the successor of the Pixel XL phone, the bigger one of the two.

We saw the Google Pixel XL 2, codenamed "Muskie", passed by GFXBench a few days ago bearing a 5.6-inch screen that is slightly wider than the first-generation Pixel XL, but a new rumor says that the Pixel XL 2 (Muskie) has been scrapped by the search engine giant and Android owner.

Benjamin Geskin is at it again with another concept but instead of littering his Twitter handle with a ton of iPhone 8 schematics or concepts, he has now graced us with the Google Pixel 2 concept, which looks absolutely gorgeous. Based on the information that was available on Muskie, Ruddock believes the upcoming smartphone would have succeeded the Pixel XL.

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Google has another device in the pipeline that's reportedly codenamed taimen.

The upshot of this news, if accurate, is that Google will release two Pixel devices this year, not three Pixel devices as previously rumoured. If Google is indeed planning on launching a phone that has a bigger screen size than the Pixel XL's 5.5-inch panel, one has to wonder if they plan on going with a new design - one with minimal bezels, which is all the rage these days. The smaller variant named "Walleye" is expected to have the same 5-inch display just like its prdecessor. The Taimen will retain the high-end specs that would have graced the Pixel XL 2, such as the Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM.

Are you excited about much anticipated Pixel successors?

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