While one could expect three new models in the range the Google Pixel, recent reports indicate that there will finally be two this year. In addition, the Google Pixel XL 2 should be larger than its predecessor.
Almost nothing is known of the second generation of Google Pixel. However, sources revealed that the firm of Mountain View worked well on smartphones. The code names of the two models were leaked last march, Walleye and Muskie. A few days after, a third reference was introduced : the Taimen.
However, according to information Android Police — that the site considers ” very serious and based —, Google has abandoned the model Muskie, who was to be the Google Pixel XL 2 to concentrate only on the Taimen. In other words, the new Google Pixel XL will be fine and well, but his code name has changed.
Therefore, there would “only” two new terminals planned for the range Pixel this year, as the latest rumors suggested that there would be three.
Bigger than the Google Pixel XL
Note that the names above are inspired by names of species of fish. The word “Taimen” referring to a huge animal, one might think that the Google Pixel XL this year will be bigger than its predecessor. Recall that the model 2016 has a diagonal of 5.5 inches.