[Images] Google Pixel smartphones leaked by Verizon ahead of official launch
Google’s new Pixel smartphones, expected to launch officially today in an event by Google, are once again leaked. This time, Verizon has been the one to do the ‘honors’. The smartphones accidentally appeared on Verizon’s website along with a few more details about the devices.
The product descriptions also mention ‘Google Magic’ which appears to be a new hardware/software feature primarily and exclusively developed for Google Pixel devices. There is no official word on what is Google Magic but there are speculations that it might be a Siri competitor or something related to gestures — whatever it is, it should be magical as the name suggests.
Here is what we know so far about the price and specifications of Google Pixel smartphones.
Google Pixel — the smaller of the two devices will have
- 5-inch 1080p display,
- quad-core 2.0GHz 64-bit processor,
- 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage,
- 2770 mAh battery,
- 12MP rear camera,
- 8MP front camera
Whereas the bigger device Google Pixel XL will sport same specs except the device will have a bigger screen of 5.5 inches. According to Android Police, the phones will start at $649, which is a hefty price tag for entry of new smartphones.