As Google prepares to release its latest PIXEL 2, the company recently canceled its latest Pixel XL 2. Google hired Apple's top pixel chip architect with the hope of creating a better Android phone that would compete better in the Android market by offering its own unique chipset. Now it seems the company has run into problems with its latest release as leaks reveal a problem with the camera.

Latest specs leaked

Forbes revealed that Google's latest Pixel 2 phones look brilliant, and the new renders confirm this. The latest leaks also reveal that there are two problems with the release of the latest Pixel 2.

Steve Hemmerstoffer, considered one of the top leakers around, said that Google would be following in the footsteps of Apple and removing the phone jack. Smartphone users would only be left with the choice of a USB Type-C port or going wireless with their headsets. The problem with USB is that there aren't that many USB headsets around for users to use.

Google previously touted its phone jack as one of the features the Pixel 2 offered. The second problem leaked about the new phone is the camera. Previously it was flush with the phone. Now it is quite bulky, and because the camera sticks out, it won't be easy to use on a flat surface. Only when the new phones are released will consumers have confirmation that these two features will be part of the phone, which will set it back from being as easy to use as before.

The release of the Pixel 2

The Express UK reported that the Pixel 2 will be released sometime in October, around the same time as the new iPhone. The Pixel 2 is expected to have an edge-to-edge OLED display and smaller bezels. Although the renders of the new phones are only speculation, previous renders of Google's Nexus phones turned out to be pretty accurate.

When Apple dropped the headphone jack in their iPhone 7 last year, consumers were outraged over the change in design.

Google capitalized on the feature by promoting that their smartphone had the 3.5 mm jack. It seems counterintuitive now that Google is removing a feature it previously made such a big deal over. Google highlighted that none of the releases of its smartphone will have a version number, and now it has been built from scratch for VR.

Another rumor about the latest Pixel 2 is that it may have a Snapdragon 836 processor from Qualcomm. The newer chipset is said to have an incremental performance improvement over the chips that are being used in the Samsung Galaxy 8. The price of the latest Pixel 2 is expected to rise about $50 over the price of the previous model.