Launched in fall 2016, Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are presently accessible in the U.S., Germany, Australia, Canada and the U.Okay., and are coming to India quickly. Image: Google through AFP Relaxnews

Google could be engaged on three totally different variations of its next-generation Pixel smartphone, stories the Droid Life web site, though there’s no phrase but on what to anticipate from the spec sheets.

The upcoming Pixel line will apparently nonetheless embrace 5″ and 5.5″ fashions (codenamed “Walleye” and “Muskie”), however these could now be joined by a bigger and much more bold model, codenamed “Taimen”.

This makes an attention-grabbing parallel with rumors surrounding the next-generation iPhone, which level to 2 “classic” four.7″ and 5.5″ variations, plus a extra show-stopping 5.eight″ mannequin with a barely curved OLED display screen.

Expected on the finish of 2017, Google’s new Pixels are prone to be dust- and water resistant. The agency can be reportedly engaged on boosting the digicam’s low-light performances, though it’s unclear whether or not that will likely be achieved by modifications to the sensor or by means of adjustments to the built-in software program. The digicam is already a serious promoting level for Google’s present Pixel handsets, billed because the “highest-rated smartphone camera ever.”

Google offered and launched its first vary of Pixel smartphones in fall 2016, with two high-end handsets (5-inch and 5.5-inch fashions) boasting a trendy design, a super-fast latest-gen processor and a top-end digicam, designed to get the most effective out of Android Nougat.

At launch, Pixel smartphones have been positioned as direct rivals for the Samsung Galaxy S7 or Apple’s iPhone 7 and seven Plus, though they solely went on sale in chosen international locations.

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are presently accessible in the United States, Germany, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and are coming to India quickly. JB

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