The Google is expected to launch the Pixel 2 at the end of this year. According to a report from Android Police, the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 are being referred to as ‘Walleye’ and ‘Muskie’ within the company, Trusted Reviews reported.
Rick Osterloh, who leads Google’s hardware division, said in an interview that Pixel 1, launched in last October, was more than just an experiment. He told Android Pit that “there is an annual rhythm in the industry. So, you can count on us to follow it. You can count on a successor this year, even if you don’t hear a date from me now.”
The Pixel smartphone runs Android Nougat 7.1 operating system. It is the first phone made by Google inside and out. The Pixel phone, available in two sizes, features a top-rated 12-megapixel camera, Google Assistant, and a fast charging technology, among others. It also has the built-in customer support service, unlimited and free backup of full-res photos and videos, and smart storage. The Pixel phones are available in three colors: very silver, quite black and really blue.
The Pixel XL was named the best phone of 2016, according to a report in Forbes. In addition, the Pixel XL was called a much better than the iPhone 7.
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak believes that the Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) subsidiary would generate $3.8 billion in revenue by selling 5.5 million Pixel phones this year.