A Peek at the Google Pixel XL 2’s Hardware
Lest we forget, Google has yet to unveil the second iteration of their smartphone — the Google Pixel 2. The phone will reportedly be launching with three variants this time around, with a Pixel that’s meant to tackle the mid-ranged segment. However, today, the story focus’ on the biggest variant of Google’s devices, the Google Pixel XL 2, which has been spotted on GFXBench, revealing the important bits of its hardware. Let’s have a look see.
Related: Unboxing the Google Pixel XL
Google Pixel XL 2 Specifications
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
- 4GB of RAM
- Adreno 540 GPU
- 5.6-inch QHD display
- 128GB of internal storage
- 12-megapixel rear camera
- 8-megapixel front camera
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat
As expected the second iteration of the Google Pixel will be running on the flagship SoC of choice, the Snapdragon 835, which has been paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It will also have a slightly larger display size, which measures in at 5.6-inches. Rumors have also been saying that it may have a better screen-to-body ratio, much like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, but we’ll take that with a grain of salt.
The Google Pixel was rated to have the best camera in the market at the time of its release, and it’s been said the company will once again be focusing on let us capture beautiful snaps with its cameras. On its listing the Google Pixel XL 2 has a 12-megapixel rear shooter and an 8-megapixel camera for selfies; the same megapixel count as its first iteration, but its not all about that, is it?
Since the Google Pixel was launched on October last year, we can expect to see the official release of the Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel XL 2, and the Google Pixel 2B at roughly the same time as well.