On October 4, Google will officially launch its second generation pixel phone; the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL devices. Yes, the launching of the two devices is just around the corner however, there are many leaks that can be found online about the two Google devices.
According to some source, the Google devices will feature a brand new Always Listening recognition technology, two front stereo speakers, and portrait mode. As an additional feature, it is also reported that the new smartphones will be having a restyled Pixel launcher. The new designed Launcher will be having a search bar positioned at the lower part of the device. Although this feature was accidentally revealed by Google last May 2017 during their I/O event.
The spotted dual front stereo speakers in many leaked photos of the two devices have been confirmed. Several sources from 9t05 Google, @evleaks and XDA Developers have demanded that the new pixel phones will not feature a 3.5-millimeter audio jack.
Artem Russakovskii has noted that Google Homepage restored the design and look of Pixel smartphones.
Google offers many new features on their two new smartphones, besides its new hardware set they also feature a stereo speaker placed on the bottom and top ends.
Another feature is the foreseen Portrait mode, this feature has been seen in iPhone 7 Plus last year. This feature is known as Portrait Mode, focuses on the angle you want to capture and its background will automatically blur out. The Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL are spotted with only one camera on the back side. Although it is unclear how Google will go to work on this feature. This has possibly become attractive for individuals who have an interest in photography.
According to Artem, the Squeeze feature will be added in order to launch the Google Assistant on the two smartphones. Even though the screen is turned on or turned off, the user can still open the Google Assistant by simply squeezing the device screen. The squeeze intensity and pressure sensitivity can be adjusted manually that allows the user to look for a comfortable spot in order to trigger the Google Assistant Shortcut. However, this feature was already leaked in the month of July.
The two new smartphones will also have an Always-On Ambient Light Display that now belongs to AOSP. It is also available in other devices using Android Oreo (8.0 version).
Among all the leaked feature, sources also spotted a special feature, the Music recognition. The Music recognition is basically a background activity, which activates in order to show the user a music on their screen, which is played nearby. This means Google will look for a music that is playing nearby and display the searched music on the user’s lock screen.
But if you are worried about privacy, worry more because you can disable the Music Recognition feature.
A few days from now Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will officially launch, however, in these few days we will expect more confirmations and leaks about the two smartphones.
The Pixel 2 will said to sport a 4.99-inch screen display while the other one is expected to be larger with 5.99 inches HD display.