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Google Pixel XL Rumors: launch event on oct 4

Google Nexus 7, 2016 launch event, which is also being called the Google Pixel launch event, could be taking place on Oct. 4. It has been rumored that Google will be dropping its current Nexus name and replacing it with Pixel.

Google is all set to announce its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, with pure Android OS on board this October. It is being rumored that The search-giant will be launching the Google Nexus 2016 in two variants, Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.

 As has been happening from some time, google will not be building the Pixel variants itself but will outsource the manufacturing process to other companies, with Huawei looking as the main contender. Other speculations also point to HTC will craft the Pixel or the Pixel XL

Some of the rumored features

Android Authority reports that the tinier Pixel will feature a chassis of aluminum and glass. Both models will probably have a glass back, with an extra metal frame protecting the Pixel XL.

Both the Pixel and Pixel XL are purportedly packing the Snapdragon 820 processor, which is already deployed in a number of top-shelf smartphones.

LlabTooFeR says that the new Pixel smartphones will holster 12-megapixel back-facing snappers and 8-megapixel selfie-ready cameras. Insiders familiar with the matter note that the Pixel XL could have a 2K screen, while the smaller Pixel will make use of a standard 1080p screen. Looks like the camera will be the main focus area of the device, just like other devices launched recently.

While both models will pack 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of default storage space,

Pixel XL is said to carry a mighty 3,450 mAh power source.

The Pixel phones will come with the 3.5 mm traditional headphone plug-in slot

Google will relying on the all-rounded USB-C on its future Pixel handsets and hence ditching the microUSB.

It is to be expected that Google will embed its latest operating system, Android 7.0 Nougat, in its future Pixel smartphones.