Google Pixel To Be Launched Without Home Button, Revealed By Official Render?

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Google is expected to launch new Pixel devices on October 4. The latest leak of Google Pixel suggests that the company could launch new devices without the home button.

Last week, it was reported that Google Pixel devices will offer limited water and dust resistance with IP53 certification. Now, reports claim that the device will not feature the home button. The device is expected to use screen for navigation keys similar to Microsoft?s smartphones. The new Pixel launcher will bring this feature to upcoming Pixel devices.

Also read: Nexus 2016 Release Update: Google Pixel, Pixel XL To Run Android 7.1 Nougat Out Of The Box.

As reported earlier, the devices will carry fingerprint reader on the back. Now it makes sense, why Google is doing so in its upcoming flagship. Ditching the home button means more screen-to-body ratio. According to renown leakster, Evan Blass, this could be the official render of Google Pixel.

He has shared the image of Alleged Google Pixel on his Twitter account. Although Blass has brilliant track record, nothing is confirmed until the company releases official statement regarding upcoming smartphone lineup.

Meanwhile, based on the rumors circulating around the HTC manufactured Marlin and Sailfish, here are rumored specs of Pixel XL and Pixel.

Google Pixel XL Specs

The high-end Pixel XL will be powered by Snapdragon 821 coupled with 4GB of RAM. The device is expected to have up to 128GB internal storage. The devices will feature 12MP main and 8MP selfie shooter. However, some reports even claim a dual-camera setup at the back of the device.

Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Pixel and Pixel XL

Pixel XL is expected to feature 5.5-inch QHD display. A 3,450mAh battery will be there to support these high-end specs. Fast battery charging will be there as well.

Read more details here: Google Nexus 2016 Release No More As Google Pixel XL Spotted in Geekbench.

Google Pixel

Both devices?will share same processor, RAM and cameras. However, the device will feature Full HD 5-inch display. The device will have smaller internal storage and battery component as compared to Pixel XL. The entry level device will have maximum 64GB inbuilt storage and 2,770mAh battery.

Google Nexus 2016 Sailfish

Alleged Pixel


The price of the devices will depend on the final specs. However, it is reported that Google will launch Pixel XL with a price tag starting at $599 for 32GB model. On the other hand Google Pixel with similar onboard storage is expected to carry a $449 price tag.

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