Google is rumored to launch the Pixel 2 smartphone soon. Google Pixel unveiled last year in October, and the rumors about the launch of Google Pixel 2 is already making the news. The flagship device has received mixed reviews from the critics. According to BGR, this time the tech-giant is coming up with cutting-edge specs and features like the curved-edge design.

Rumored specs and features of the flagship smartphone

The next larger size of the phone may be called as Pixel Xl 2 and may include a redesign thinner body in comparison to Pixel. The new phone might have a 6-inch display in comparison to the current 5.5-inch display.

Although the smaller version of Pixel 2 will have a display size of 4.97 inches. It might also have narrow borders around its display.

In terms of design, Pixel 2 won't change much; since it may include the same glass and textured finish as compared to the original Pixel. In terms of the camera, a report in 9to5Google states that Pixel 2 will have a better camera, but not necessarily in terms of Megapixels. Google might, also, end up adding some extra features that could include new modes that allow for a much better low-light photography. On the memory front, the phone might have 4GB RAM and Pixel XL 2 will have an internal storage of 128 GB while the smaller one will have an internal memory of 64 GB.

The phone will have the same Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset, the same processor which is observed in the latest OnePlus 5 and in certain models of Samsung Galaxy phones.

One of the key features, Pixel 2 might have the squeeze feature, the one HTC U11 has; where you squeeze the sides of the phone to open an application of your choice.

The new Google Pixel 2 will have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which supposedly is placed right below the dual rear camera set up. Not only that, it might also have some rear panel changes in comparison to Google Pixel. It is also featured to have a mono-tone rear panel, unlike the Google Pixel that has duo-tone glass and metal on the back.

Price of the device

The rumors have it all that Google might launch the phone, sometime in October 2017, which might prove to be a tough competition for Apple's products. Reports and news also suggest that the upcoming Google phones are aimed to target different markets. Speaking of the price, the Pixel XL could start with $769 and the Pixel 2 could start at $700. Stay tuned for more news, rumors, and updates of technology.