Tech fans may now have a better idea of what Google’s upcoming Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones would look like. A new set of CAD renders for the next-gen Pixel devices have mounted up on the internet. The new renders appear to show that the search engine giant might be ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack.

New renders of the devices

The new CAD renders for Google’s upcoming smartphones were shared online by Steve Hemmerstoffer (mostly known as @OnLeaks on Twitter) and Gear India. As @OnLeaks has shared accurate renders in the past, these new set of renders for the Google Pixel devices seems legit. According to Business Insider, if the latest render of the smartphones is accurate, the devices might not come along with the 3.5mm headphone jack.

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The new set of photos appears to match Android Police’s renders for the next-gen Pixel smartphones from earlier this month. However, the new renders showcased both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones in almost every angle.

As reported by CNET, OnLeaks made it known that the new render of the mobile devices is based on factory designs. Nonetheless, the video showcased the smartphones’ glossy rear panel, rear fingerprint scanner as well as a slightly shrunken top and bottom bezel.

Interestingly, the handsets will have front-facing stereo speakers. The lack of a headphone jack could indicate that the upcoming devices will join the ranks of handset to have ditched the headphone jack, including the HTC U11, Moto Z and iPhone 7.

Specs of the smartphones

Nonetheless, the Pixel 2, dubbed as the Walleye, will be available with a 5.0-inch Quad-HD OLED Display with 1080p, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, 3,500 mAh battery with fast charging, IP68 dust and water resistance.

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The smaller variant will also have Google Assistant, Google Lens and Daydream VR compatible. On the camera front, the device will boast a rear 12.3MP snapper with f/1.8 aperture. This model might have a rear dual camera.

On the other hand, the Pixel 2 XL, which will be called as the Taimen, will feature a 5.99-inch LG OLED display with an aspect ratio of 2:1. The smartphone will be powered by a 2.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon processor, coupled with a 4GB of RAM. In spite of that, both Taimen and Walleye will be available with a pressure-sensitive frames.

Speaking about the release date, the company is expected to roll out the next-gen Pixel handsets in October. The prices of the upcoming mobile devices are expected to increase by at least $50 over last year’s Pixel models.

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