Last year, Google introduced its first smartphone – Pixel and Pixel XL. It was later confirmed that this year’s lineup will be continued. Initially it was reported that the company will release immediately three models codenamed Walleye, Muskie and Taimen.
Most recently, there was information that Muskie, who was to become their Pixel XL, canceled and larger Taimen come in his stead. In addition, one of these days mention of the future “pixels” were found in the HTC U11 code. Now, there are new details about the characteristics and design of the new smartphone from Google.
Employees’ popular resource XDA received information on smartphones and Walleye Taimen. According to the source, Walleye receives 4.97 inch display with a resolution of Full HD. In this case, apparently the device will be little different from the first generation of Pixel.
Features of Google Pixel 2 include a processor 835 Snapdragon, 4GB of RAM and a 64 GB internal memory. A key change must be the lack of a 3.5mm audio jack. Insider reports that Google abandoned it in favor of stereo speakers.
Smartphone codenamed Taimen should get 5.99-inch OLED-display with a resolution of 1440p. Also, there will be installed 835 Snapdragon processor, 4 GB of RAM and a built-in storage to 128GB. Outwardly, it will be significantly different from the “younger brother”. Device receive thin frame around the display, and the glass insert on the back side will be less than current models.
The source also said that Google has decided not to use the system of double cameras in their smartphones: Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL. The updates will be installed on one main chamber with dual flash, both in Pixel and Pixel XL.