Google Pixel 2 will replace the usual form and will be similar to the LG G6

It seems that the developers of the Google, responsible for the appearance and technical content Pixel smartphones, decided to join the relevant and attractive trends of its competitors on the market. We are talking about the refusal of release a smartphone with a screen aspect ratio of 16: 9 and following the specified Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 fashion – the transition to a screen with a not yet familiar aspect ratio of 18: 9.

Information from the database benchmark GFXBench say about the use of your smartphone, codenamed «Pixel XL2», which may be the next version of the Google Pixel XL, matrix diagonal of 5.6 inches with a resolution of 2560 × 1312 pixels. Recall that precursor could boast screen resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels.

Concept Google Pixel 2 with display 18: 9 authorship Benjamin Geskina (Benjamin Geskin)

The new format screens of smartphones aimed at improving the ergonomic properties of the gadget. Display with an aspect ratio of 18: 9 facilitates one-handed operation of the smartphone. In addition, the example of Essential Phone  you can see an original approach to the achievement of “frameless”, which referred to the next step in the development of the industry. Productivity interaction with smart phones, equipped with standard arrays of 18: 9, also increases due to the possibility to minimize the border around the working area and to reduce the overall dimensions of mobile gadget.

It is safe to say now that Google Pixel XL2 will imitate visually the most stylish devices in the smartphone market. And to them, certainly it applies Galaxy S8, and LG G6, and Essential Phone. On a Google move could push several reasons, among them – frankly horrible appearance and Pixel Pixel XL smartphones. Left space above and below the screen badly tarnished the image of the flagship machine, depriving it of its refined appeal. This factor, backed by a price tag of $ 650, pushed by many acquisition devices Pixel-family – too rough and imperfect aesthetically they looked out from the competition.

by Gordon Kelly
by Gordon Kelly

A full release of Google Pixel XL2 is expected in the IV quarter of 2017. On the alleged characteristics of this model 3DNews readers  can learn from the materials on our website.



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