Google October 4 event: New development on Pixel and Pixel XL is sure to excite loyalists
The Google logo is seen on a door at the company's office in Tel AvivReuters

If you are excited about the Google's first-ever exclusively-branded smartphones, called the Pixel and Pixel XL, then a new development is sure to add to your excitement levels. This development points at a new image which is widely believed by the internet community to be of the Google Pixel that is said to have a smaller frame in comparison to the larger Pixel XL.

A VentureBeat report, has listed the image of the Google Pixel. This has certainly led to an increase in the anticipation of both Google loyalists as well as the general user community across the world. Check out, this image for yourself, below:

Google October 4 event: New development on Pixel and Pixel XL is sure to excite loyalists
Image said to be that of the Google PixelVentureBeat

However, an image of the Pixel XL is yet to even unofficially surface, at this point in time. Nonetheless, one fact that is known is that the Pixel and Pixel XL will be launched officially by Google during its Oct.4 event. These handsets are also expected to be smartphones without the Nexus-moniker but offering the Nexus functionality.

Key technical specifications of both these include, that have surfaced at this juncture, include:

  • Google's newest Android 7.0 (Nougat) operating system
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs
  • 12 MP primary camera.

Also, it is widely speculated that Google would launch officially the much awaited Android-Chrome hybrid platform that is said to be codenamed internally as Andromeda, on Oct.4. This development assumed significance when Hiroshi Lockheimer (Senior VP) of Android, Google Chrome and Google Play officially tweeted about the practicality of such an occurrence.