Google's next-generation Pixel device or Pixel 2 XL, which is codenamed 'Taimen', has been leaked in new rendered image. The new image picture offers a good look at the device, which is expected to feature a 6-inch AMOLED display made by LG, with an aspect ratio of 2:1.
It is highly likely that Google Pixel 2 XL will come with the same two-tone glass and metal back, that was seen on the original Pixel device. This design has been talked about earlier as well in a leak by XDA Developers. A circular fingerprint scanner will be present right below the glass panel at the back.
Android Police says they are "exceptionally confident that this image represents the overall look and feel of Google's new smartphone," and are confident of their source. Google Pixel 2 XL will have curved edges, like we saw on Google Pixel, though the corners will be sharper in the new device. A silver ring around the circular round camera unit suggesst it may juxt out just a little bit.
A noticeable difference is that the antenna band is absent in the rendered image, unlike in the original Pixel smartphones, where it was present at the bottom of the back cover. Google Pixel 2 XL is expected to feature extremely thins bezels with a prominent 3D glass design, though the screen won't be curved on both sides like in Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones. It is unclear if Google is planning to do away with a 3.5 mm headset jack in Pixel 2 XL.
Also, Google Pixel 2 XL could come with squeezable frame to perform various tasks like we saw on HTC U11, claims the report. Pixel 2 XL users might be able to squeeze the smartphone to interact with Google Assistant.