Google Pixel to shy away from taller display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 3.5mm headphone jack
Google’s 2017 Pixel line-up is hardly been a mystery. Codnamed as Walleye and Taimen, both the Pixel devices are expected to launch in October.
We have already covered the bigger Pixel XL, which is being manufactured by LG and will come with 5.99-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. And today, a report from VentureBeat confirms the look and features (Or may I say, lack of) of smaller Pixel.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 4, 2017
Apparently, the search giant has given the responsibility of Google Pixel to HTC. And according to the leaked pic, it looks like HTC did some touch-ups here and there and added the signature front firing speakers on top / bottom bezels and call it a day. Like Apple, Google also wants to show courage and is scraping headphone jack from 2017 Pixel line-up. Other features include 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, Snapdragon 835 processor, and USB Type-C with fast charging. There is no confirmation about IP-68 certification yet.
We will have more details in coming weeks as the launch date nears.