Google Back-to-School Sale Offers Big Discounts on Pixel, More

08 August, 2017, 00:50 | Author: Yolanda Murray
  • Leak reveals Pixel 2 will have big bezels, no dual-camera and headphone jack

The Pixel 2 is speculated to feature better water resistance than the original, but the company might probably go the Apple way and completely eliminate the headphone jack, to the dismay of many buyers. It suggests that the company might be in plans to skip some of the common features seen in the flagship smartphones of 2017. Apart from this, the latest report adds that these smartphones will not have thin bezels. First we got a render of a redesigned Pixel XL, last week we got a first look at the smaller Pixel, and today we're getting yet another glimpse at an early model of the smaller smartphone.

Google has posted both the OTA's and the factory images for the selected Nexus or Pixel devices.

What are your thoughts on the Google Pixel 2? Nokia has identified their phones as the ideal replacements for Google Nexus hence the success of Nokia 8 may make Google regret pulling the plug on the Nexus program.

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When we spoke about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL back in June of this year, our sources had more information about the larger version than the smaller.

Folks at GSMArena have published a live photo of Google Pixel 2. On Pixel 2, it covers only about 20%.

The pricing and features of a possible new Pixel phone haven't been disclosed yet.

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Two price cuts were revealed by the search giant.

The Google Store is having a back-to-school sale right now, with big savings on Pixel, Pixel XL, and more. It's flat $200 off its regular price of $769.

In addition, Google notes those who purchase the flagship Android will also receive a free Daydream View VR headset.

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