Earlier today, Google has announced an event on October 4 at San Francisco to unveil its latest smartphones. The company has teased a video on YouTube intimating rectangular exterior design with a date on the left side and Google logo “G” on the right. Google has also sent invites for the launch event and pushed a new site hinting something ‘made by Google’ and date along with it. The alleged phones are to be the Pixel and Pixel XL which have been viral in rumors in the recent past.
Reports say that the two new smartphones built by HTC will be of 5-inch and 5.5-inch screen size with all metal design. Nexus earlier year launch 6P was made with metal, while 5.2-inch LG 5X was plastic. As we reported earlier, sources also say that Google is also planning to drop the Nexus branding. Now these devices may ship with a special version of latest Android Nougat rather than a stock version of OS like usual.
It is unclear at this moment about the specs what these Google-branded devices will be rolling out. If in case Google follows to continue its game plan of its Nexus line, the devices will sport the latest and best in range processors to avail the maximum what Nougat stores inbox. However, the official announcement from the Google about the brand and names of the devices is yet to come.
With plenty of other products lining up for release, Google’s chat app Allo and Google home, its Alexa-like home speaker/assistant are also making its way. The company is also planning to release its Android-powered VR platform, Daydream on this fall which would be perfect timing.
Meanwhile, leaked images have been around the internet showing the front and back profiles on the devices. A fingerprint sensor is positioned on the rear panel for both the devices. The metallic body looks similar to HTC and slight imitating iPhone of the past