According to some information released by the Android Open Source Project, the Google Pixel 2 will be available not in two versions, but actually three! The first one is called Muskie, and it’s the regular sequel to the Google Pixel device that was released last year. We will also enjoy Walleye, which is the follow up for the other device, Google Pixel XL. And from what it seems, the third version will be way bigger than the XL one and it will be named Taimen. GSM Arena actually reported that it might be the sequel to the Nexus 6.
What Is Nexus 6?
For those of you who are not that tech-savvy, you have to know that the Nexus 6 was a phablet developed together by Motorola and Google. It saw its release back in 2014 and both critics and users have been praising it. Needless to say, for all this time everybody hoped that it will receive a follow up, and if we were to believe the most recent reports, this is finally happening.
At the same time, we could see that the codes of the Android Open Source Project showed that all the three Google Pixel 2 versions will run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. IT’s in fact no surprise since this is the flagship line, so they couldn’t run on anything else but the best Qualcomm chipset.
The Snapdragon 835 CPU is also used on other flagships, such as Samsung Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi 6 and LG G6. Regarding the rest of the specs, other rumors claim that Google will use OLED displays, the same ones Samsung uses for their most recent flagship.
However, we can still expect some design changes for the Google Pixel 2, since it might present curved displays, not flat ones like the original device.