Gorgeous Pixel XL 2 concept envisions less rear glass, more LG styling

Judging from this new Google Pixel XL 2 concept video, the phone could look a lot like the LG G6, and that would come as no surprise given the rumors that LG may be the company charged with its production. 

The author of the imagery claims that the display will come from LG, too, and reiterates the rumors that the Pixel XL 2 may sport dual speakers, shrunk top and bezels (not all-screen, though), and would use less glass on the back. The phone should be top-notch in terms of specs, Snapdragon 835 and all, and it is showcased here an a bevy of pretty colors. Which one would you pick?

source: Concept Creator

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Pixel 2 XL
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3520 mAh



2. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Looks great! Hopefully they will not shoot themselves in the foot and make it a Verizon exclusive again. That was a dumb idea on Google's part.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Concept render well done. ;)

4. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

I hope they reduce the price and make the device readily available. Looks good.

6. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Looks like LG G6 and iPhone 5/5s/SE had a baby...

54. RKNY2203

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 03, 2016

Yeah) LG G6 + iPhone SE + Nexus 6P

7. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Come on Google. Bring that new Pixel out.


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Why the upper speaker hole isn't spaced or aligned correctly with the bottom one?. My Pixel 2 dream is to have the Samsung S8 front with dual speaker(of course aligned correctly). Makes me remember why i disliked the LG G6 design; the lower bezel is bigger than the top one instead of being symmetrical.

12. Bankz

Posts: 2543; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Because its just a hand made concept.


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

That is obvious, which begs the question why not make it symmetrically spaced to perfect the design!

14. limona

Posts: 72; Member since: May 19, 2017

Let's hope it will look something like that... Dual camera lens on the back also will be nice... LG has the technology for wide angle photos.

16. twens

Posts: 1175; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

This is nice. Design wise it’s Up there with the s8 duo

21. talon95

Posts: 998; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I'm not a fan of the unprotected front glass. I like metal wrapping the corners and inset glass. The back is also too plain and iPhonesque with the antenna lines. Where's the style?! And it should have wireless charging, so maybe a circular inset glass on the back. Why does everything have to look so bland. iPhone may have revolutionized the smartphone, but they also standardized dull and boring design.

34. BuffaloSouce unregistered

The title clearly states that this is a concept...

22. ciprian.ruse

Posts: 320; Member since: May 13, 2014


23. cmdacos

Posts: 4203; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

IPhone SE with near bezeless design. No thanks. Vanilla android is not for me. I'd rather get an iPhone if I'm going to look for stock.

24. J3amos

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 05, 2015

Looks like a dream ! I wish someone on Google liked it as much as I did.

25. Bfrenz

Posts: 285; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

Seems like 18:9 display which PhoneArena hates so much cuz Samsung Galaxy S8 has a weird screen ratio, now everyone is adopting and after Apple gets that, then it will be like"The New Standard" for the rest of the world.

26. kunalnarang

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 18, 2017

Amazing. This will be a true Android flagship. It just needs 6GB RAM.

27. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I usually do not upgrade my devices every year......but......if the new Pixel looks likes this, then I'm definitely upgrading my current Pixel XL.

29. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

If this was to be the way it looks, it is better then the first one. I didn't care for the first one at all.

30. surethom

Posts: 1691; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Looks nice but need a dual rear camera.

35. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

I have faith that LG will take Google's design and make it look good. Since the LG chocolate and LG prada deal they absorbed the Prada style from that agreement. Except from the G2-G5 they kind of lost that but seems to be back for the G6. I think the key for LG is if it's rectangular they look good. If they try and get curvy they look like crap like the new iPhone does. Samsung seems to be the only that makes curves and roundish phones look great. They had to change the aspect ratio to do it but they did it.

36. SyCo87

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

With those bezels being so small, I think it would be hard to impliment a front-facing, dual-speaker system. I believe this is the reason why Sony is having a hard time getting rid of their big bezels and why ZTE allowing a bezel above and below the screen after the metal frame.

38. Arashmahmoodi25

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 07, 2017

Stupidity if they make bezel less phone . Real stupidity.

48. AnnDroid

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Looks alot like my Nexus 6p. I'll be very happy if it have great speakers like the N6P. I'm not a fan of glass backs, so even more good news. Now make the camera as good as the U11 or the Pixel1 and all's left is select a color.

49. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

That's a nice concept and good location for finger print scanner.

50. JasontheVeteran

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 05, 2017

Iphoney SUCKS! It's a copy of everything else. They haven't created anything new in 10 years. But the fanboys and fangirls love them some big fruity!

51. cocoy

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

That concept is actually beautiful. Hopefully Google use it.

52. techbuttcheex

Posts: 203; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Glass phones suck. They get dirtier, the material is heavier, they're more fragile, and wireless charging is dumb.

53. nabzobenzo

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 01, 2017

Concept creators make better looking phone concepts than original released versions. They should work for phone companies. What a render!! Red one looks crazy

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