Google Pixel 2 live photo gives us a closer look at the front and back

Peter, 07 August 2017

A tipster sent us a photo of what's allegedly the Google Pixel 2. Itís clearly an early dev unit with all those stickers on the back. But thatís not the interesting part Ė our eyes are drawn to the glass panel on the back, which is now smaller.

You can see just how curved the glass is in this image. And if you look closely, youíll spot two LEDs in the flash next to the single camera. Several previous leaks have shown a Laser autofocus assembly below the flash, but itís hard to spot on this image.

Google Pixel 2: Front Google Pixel 2: Back
Google Pixel 2: Front ē Back

Our tipster reports that there's no 3.5mm headphone jack (sigh!), but the phone definitely looks like it has stereo speakers on the front. The in-hand feel was reportedly better than the original Pixel, sleek and elegant.

A big thanks to our anonymous tipster!


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looks like a good phone for 2012 This design in 2017 looks like cheap chinese toy. huge besels are obsolete.

  • Anonymous

Because the quality of the DAC is concerned.. If you use the USB-C headphone the DAC will depend on the headphone because it is on the headphone.. Even worse if you use a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle because the DAC will be on that dongle and for sure it wi...

Good day all. Admittedly, I used to big a big fan of 3.5 millimeter jacks. I have owned more than 20 pairs of earphones and headphones over the past 24 months. If you would have told me last year that I would find myself considering three handsets t...