Google always makes a buzz with the launch of its big screen smartphones. Apart from Nexus 6P, all smartphones launched by google were bigger than the previous smartphones launched by the company. But with the launch of New Pixel 2, it looks like Google is back again with its policy of the bigger, the better. The leaks suggest that the phone would be much bigger in size.
The news is also that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2L are being developed using the code names like ‘muskie’ and ‘walleye’. It is also believed that the third Pixel smartphone is all under development with the code name ‘Taimen’, which means big fish in the salmon family, reveals Droid Life.
Not many people have noticed this, but Google is obsessed with using fish name based code names and each name is decided by the size of this fish. If you take a look at the previous models of smartphones launched by google, you’ll understand how google uses the code names based on the dimension of the smartphone. Here, take a look at some of the smartphones launched by Google and their code names.
- 2014- 6 inch Nexus 6, Code name- Shamu
- 2015- 5.2 inch Nexus 5X, Code name- Bullhead and 5.7-inch Nexus 6P, Code name- Anger
- 2016- 5.1-inch Pixel, Code name- Sailfish and 5.5-inch Pixel XL, Code name- Marlin
Going by the fish size, the company’s plans depict the phone size to be that of the fish. So as Taimen is a very massive Fish, the New Pixel 2 promises to be a massive one. According to the Forbes, Google would be creating an XXL monster in form of a phone. It is also said that Taimen can be a follow up by the Company for their 2015’s Pixel C Hybrid phone.
So in case you are wondering why Google has given its latest smartphone Pixel 2 the code name masks, then muskies (circa 17kg / 38lbs) are believed to be larger in size than walleye (11kg / 24lbs). Talking about the size, it looks like Google is soon to be launched a massive third Pixel smartphone, which it codenamed as Taimen, a fish that weigh more than 100kg / 220 lbs.
The phone is said to have Qualcomm Snapdragon along with High definitely display and Dual camera having IP68 Certification. The concept is tentative, but when the phone will come by the end of this year (2017), the actual Pixel XXL phone will be known. The phone would be launched in Premium category pitting against the new iPhones, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. This is truly going to be the most sought after phone this year. So are you excited for the launch of Pixel 2?