With roughly two weeks left for Google’s Pixel event on the 4th of October, some more key info, as well as new renders of the upcoming Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, have emerged online today. The folks over at droidlife have shared new renders of the two handsets, although they only show them from the back and not the front. They are, however, in line with all the previous leaks. As you can see for yourself, the glass area has been minimized this year, helping easily distinguish the new models from the Pixel and Pixel XL.
The Pixel 2 will apparently be available in three colors – Kinda Blue, Just Black, and Clearly White. It will be offered in 64GB and 128GB storage variants, priced at $649 and $749, respectively. Google will be offering financing options for each variant. The 64GB variant can be yours for a monthly payment of $27.04 for 24 months, while for the 128GB variant that amount goes up to $31.21.
The bigger Pixel handset this year will be marketed as the Pixel 2 XL and not the Pixel XL 2. Manufactured by LG, the smartphone will be available in Just Black and a unique ‘Black & White’ color option. In terms of storage, the Pixel 2 XL will also be offered with 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage. However, it will carry a significant premium. The 64GB variant will cost $849 while the 128GB variant will be priced at a steep $949. With Google financing, the 64GB Pixel 2 XL can be yours for a monthly payment of $35.38. If you wish to get the 128GB variant, you will need to shell out $39.54 every month for a period of 24 months.
In addition to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google will also be announcing the new Google Home Mini and a new Daydream View headset on October 4th. The Google Home Mini will come in Chalk, Charcoal, and Coral colors for just $49. The new Daydream View headset will also be available in new colors – Charcoal, Coral, and Fog. It appears to sport a more durable build that also looks cleaner than the last generation. In terms of pricing, the report claims it will be priced at $90, a jump of $20 over the current Daydream View headset.