February 22, 2018

Google Pixel 2: Everything You Should Expect

28 September 2017, 12:38 | Ruben Fields

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We're drawing nigh on the one-year anniversary of Google's Pixel smartphones, the company's first foray into creating its own smartphone hardware.

Note: Some reports suggest that the Pixel 2 XL will look much different from the smaller Pixel, with much narrower bezels and a bigger screen-to-body ratio.

Since, the device line of Nexus has been dead practically, therefore Google has brought its new smartphone "Pixel" as reference device as well as the Android One program is supposed to be taking place of Nexus.

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The publication site also claimed that the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones will come along with a Portrait Mode in the Google Camera app. The ChromeOS laptop hasn't been updated since 2015, and the newly-branded Pixelbook looks to pick up right where it left off. The Nexus fan community is just too loyal for them to give up their daily drivers and to pay somewhere around $900 for the upcoming Pixel 2 XL.

As for this music recognition feature, apparently, when music is playing in the background of wherever you are, the phone will be able to recognize it, then share details on it via your lock screen. Among all of the features mentioned above, Artem also confirms the inclusion of "Squeeze" feature that will launch Google Assistant on the new smartphones. So far, we know the phone will have an Always On ambient display with Android Oreo, Snapdragon 836 processor, as well as, Active Edge technology. Anyone who has ever scrambled to find the Shazam icon on their phone and tap it in time to hear a song being played will appreciate this. This would be a feature that you can disable but is to your liking. The feature is said to be similar to the Portrait Mode that's already available on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus. Both Pixel 2 smartphones will carry the new Android O software, too.

The new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are both expected to have a squeezable frame feature that's similar to the HTC U11.

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