This week began much talk and hype for upcoming Pixel 2 smartphones from Google. Last year, the tech giant transitioned from Nexus to a more customer-friendly high-end Pixel line. Therefore, it’s only natural that we expect upgrades this fall to the current Pixel and Pixel XL.
Google has been linked with three new Pixel phones for 2017 and one of these, code-named ‘Muskie,’ was set to replace the current Google Pixel XL. However, a source website has corroborated that the Muskie device has been cancelled in favor of something else.
Weeks ago, we received word that Google had a device code-named “Taimen” in the works that is named after a large fish. This isn’t surprising, since Google often code names its smartphones after fish (the Motorola Nexus 6 was code-named “Shamu,” for example; the Google Pixel was “Sailfish,” the Google Pixel XL “Marlin”).
Some still haven’t got their hands on Google’s first generation Pixel from last year, which has been back-ordered on the Google Store as well as Verizon’s store thanks to higher than expected demand. Rumors and reports have already started to fly regarding the next Google Pixel phone, if there is to even be one. Sources claim that Mother Google will announce not one, but two Pixel 2 models, both a larger and smaller variant like last year. They could land [Read More]