Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 event livestream


The Google Pixel 2 event livestream link is already available, despite us still having time ahead of the October 4th date.

So if you needed an early reminder, here you have it: mark October 4th, 9:00 am PT | 12:00pm ET for the Google Pixel 2 launch.

That's exactly when Google plans to kick off the livestream for the announcement.

What do we expect to see?

Of course, two new phones by Google: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but also a new Chromebook and a smaller version of the Google Home speaker.

The Pixel 2 series are expected to skip the bezel-less design, but instead get an evolved look with dual front speakers, a squeeze feature like the one on the HTC U11, a Snapdragon 835 system chip, enhanced battery life and an improved camera system (but no dual camera trickery). Also, expect their price to be slightly higher than that of last year's models.

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Pixel 2
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2700 mAh
  • OS Android 10

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17 Comments

48. surethom1

Posts: 31; Member since: May 01, 2009

So Thats 5PM BST

47. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

I'm a wee bit more interested in regards to ChromeOS and what they will do with it in the future. I am enjoying it so far.

42. surethom1

Posts: 31; Member since: May 01, 2009

I wish they would start an hour later as thats 5pm start time I miss 30 minutes traveling home.

19. jacksmith21006

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 03, 2015

Excited but will we be able to actually get one? Google needs to make a ton and hopefully better able to meet demand.

12. gamehead unregistered

I wish it were sooner.

10. Bluesky2111

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 09, 2016

No headphone jack = no buy

14. sockergris

Posts: 58; Member since: May 13, 2017

Ditto.

8. surethom

Posts: 1768; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

So we will have a small & huge phones,? Can we have a small bezel 5.3" & 5.7" phones please 5.0" too small.

15. sockergris

Posts: 58; Member since: May 13, 2017

Well 5.3" & 5.7" at a lightsaber screen ratio - 2:1 - is nothing to write home about either.

7. surethom

Posts: 1768; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

So in English universal time it's 4pm GMT or 5pm British Summer time.?

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6044; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I am so excited for the Pixel 2 (Smaller model), Flagship specs, unadulterated OS, in a compact package. Though I may pass on the Pixel 2 if I am successful in exchanging my Nexus 6P for a first gen Pixel. I've seen enough videos to convince myself that the phone is badass enough, performance wise, to hold its own against the Galaxy S8 and other 2017 flagships so I'd be content with it. Regardless, I have my calendar marked!

4. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 960; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Give us a better speaker and water proof.

3. pixel_ftw

Posts: 85; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

Isn't this a bit too early for? Anyway can't wait for the 2nd gen.

2. ikenvape

Posts: 310; Member since: May 28, 2014

If they really skip the bezel-less design along with removing a headphone jack. I will be pretty disappointed honestly.

1. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Omg my body is ready for this. Let's go Pixel 2.

5. bambamboogy02

Posts: 842; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

I'm not a fan of this new aspect ratio .Makes the phones feel like TV Remotes, Tall and skinny. I have a Pixel XL, and love it, bezels and all. I will probably move to the smaller pixel 2, because of screen ratio. I want to be able to watch movies and things on full screen, not with black bars on the side. (Talk about regression on video watching, black bars again...)

49. jjface

Posts: 270; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

You know if you have bezels you have permanent black bars...

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