Pixelbook, Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2, Home Mini oozes in massive Google leaks

Google is hosting an event on Oct. 4 to unveil Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. New leaks reveals two new Pixel phones, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini & Daydream View VR headset.3 min


We’re quite confident that Google will indeed reveal a two new smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, in early next month. However, we are still puzzled if the search engine giant firm will have any other surprises left to be introduced in the stage when Google host an event on October 4th.

Droid Life has reported that it obtained press render images as well as retail prices not for just the next-generation Pixel phones, but five new next iteration Google consumer electronics products that will purportedly be launched in a couple of weeks now. We haven’t single-handedly corroborated any of these new leaks, but these new report likely the real deal. When reaching Google, the company didn’t respond to our email request for a comment.

goole pixel 2 XL just black

Google Pixel 2

Many, including us, has been waiting for this last flagship smartphone for 2017 to be launched. Now that Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S8+ and its phablet Note 8, LG’s V30 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 have already been unveiled recently, the Google Pixel 2 is the last major release handset many been waiting for.

We have seen a number of images with most are artist renders in the last several months, this time we’re seeing trustworthy leak of the Google Pixel 2 images. Also, we’ve heard a plethora of rumors and speculations — including a higher price tag, and possibly, the departure of an auxiliary jack port. But now, Droid-Life is shedding some lights as it gives us a brighter glimpse yet at the Pixel 2, in which if the leaks are to be believed, the handset will be available in three colors options: blue, white and black.

However, the report doesn’t confirm much more detailed information regarding the hardware specs including the processor, camera, and among others. But the report claims that the HTC-manufactured Google Pixel 2 will be shipped with 64GB of on-board storage base model for $650 and for the higher capacity of 128GB for $750.

goole pixel 2 kinda blue colorway

Pixel 2 XL

But like the iPhone and Galaxy S flagship lines, the second-generation Pixel phone likely won’t hit the shelves in only a single size model. Google will also release a larger Pixel 2 XL and will expectedly unveil on the very same day as the smaller sibling.

The LG-made Pixel 2 XL will come in a “Black and White” colorways that is quite similar to the panda. The LG-made Pixel 2 XL will also hit the market in “Just Black,” color variant and be available with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. The 64GB base model will cost you $849, while the highest storage configuration 128GB will be available for a whopping $949.

Google Home Speaker Mini

Google Home Mini

Google has its own response to the Amazon Echo smart home speaker, but what about the smaller and far more cheaper Echo Dot? We’d heard whispers of a miniature model of the Google Home speaker, and now Droid Life appears to have the first photos and price.

Just like its larger sibling, the Google Assistant-powered Google Home Mini will be able to help you with your schedule, set reminders, hear news, and other Google Home-related queries. The little smart speaker will be available for just $49, same price tag as the Echo Dot.

Google Pixelbook with Stylus

Google Pixelbook

Google has another laptop and it will, according to the rumors, will directly compete against the Microsoft’s Surface Book by adding a backflip touchscreen mechanical lid and support for a pressure-sensitive or force touch and tilt-sensitive stylus.

Like the past generation of Chromebook Pixel, the new Pixelbook appears quite expensive for a portable computing machine that will likely be powered by the not so popular Chrome OS. According to the leaks, the Pixelbook price begins at $1,200 for the 128GB storage model and $1,750 for 512GB variant and the stylus is not included in that retail pricing. The stylus will cost $100, per report.

GOogle Daydream View VR 2017

Daydream View VR

The Mountain View-headquartered seems to have another Daydream View VR headset to be offered on its store, which should add virtual reality support to a numerous Android smartphones.

The new Daydream View VR will be priced at a mouth-watering $100, a bump from the $80 that the search engine was asking before.


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Edison has been in the business since 2007, when he joined The Centrio Times (now Centrio News). There, he covers about e-commerce, major tech companies, startups and fast-growing small-medium businesses across all industries as well as sporting news.
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