Unofficial Google Pixel XL render shows us what the phone's face might look like

Unofficial Google Pixel XL render shows us what the phone's face might look like
So, Google's Nexus line is dead and due to be replaced by a new Pixel family of devices, or at least that's what reports say. Worry not, the idea behind it is the same — Google-branded smartphones with vanilla Android on board and timely updates for at least 2 years. We are still expecting two smartphones this year — the Pixel and Pixel XL — which will be regular-sized and phablet-sized smartphones, just like last year's Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.

A couple of days ago, we saw a potato-quality photo, which, allegedly, showed us a real-life version of the Pixel XL. Well, at least a blurry version of it. But. with something as huge as Google's next flagship smartphones, you can trust that talented fans will try to squeeze out as much detail as possible out of such shots.

One Reddit user, bndki, has taken the photo and built a render of the smartphone's front based on it. So, assuming that the leaked picture was of an actual Pixel XL, and that bndki managed to get the proportions right, we can see how the 2016 Google phablet will look up front — the render is below.

Well, yeah, it's a rectangle and nothing exciting to look at when the display is off. But still, we can't help but hope that the final product would have such thin bezels.

source: Reddit



1. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

So like every other nexus phone and every other phone for that matter....this isn't news.

2. nh1402

Posts: 138; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

YES, they got rid of dual front facing stereo speakers, exactly what I wanted. /s

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

It coud see that comming. It's still a great flagship, nonetheless.

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

If its got the HTC 10's dual speakers, then no complaints from me tl:dr The 6P's speakers are louder, but disort at those higher volumes The HTC 10's speakers are better sounding overal

8. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I watched that video, and all you need to do is drop the volume one or two clicks and you lose the distortion on the 6p. Now you may say then why have it in the first place if it ends up the same as the 10? Well there are times when something is so soft that you need the extra volume to actually hear what is said. I'd still take the 6p's or any front facing speakers over one front facing and one 90° off axis. It's funny, HTC started the Boomsound/FFS trend, then abandoned it when it started becoming popular.

11. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

That's fine, different strokes for different folks

5. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

An ugly duckling with a cute butt...?

6. newbey123

Posts: 700; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Looks pretty good, like the front of any other phone, they all look the same. The back is what needs to be leaked!

7. Awalker

Posts: 1973; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

We already know what the back looks like.

9. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Can't wait.

10. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

Ohh! this is quite a huge leak.

12. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

Amazing render /s

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