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Rumor: Google Pixel 2 series to be powered by Snapdragon 836 SoC and launch in early October

By John Law & Cookie Monster - on 25 Aug 2017, 10:15am

Rumor: Google Pixel 2 series to be powered by Snapdragon 836 SoC and launch in early October

Image source: VentureBeat.

The current Pixel smartphones were announced on October 4 last year and Google is likely to stick to the same launch period.

According to reliable tipster @evleaks, Google will be unveiling the second generation Pixel smartphones on October 5. In addition, he shared that the new Pixel smartphones will be powered by the Snapdragon 836 SoC.

Fudzilla reported in July that the Pixel 2Reliable tipster @evleaks has shared the launch date for the Google Pixel 2 series.  smartphones will be equipped with the Snapdragon 836 SoC, which delivers 10 percent better performance and longer battery life. @evleaks shared earlier this month the photo of the actual handset which suggests that certain flagship features are lacking on the Pixel 2 smartphones. More information on the Pixel 2 also leaked through the FCC filing more than a week ago.

Source: @evleaks.