Google set to announce its Pixel range of smartphones

pple made waves with its iPhone 7, no matter its premium pricing. Well, now it might be Google’s turn to reap the mobile tech demand. With its new homebred range of smartphones, Pixel.

An image of Google Pixel and its larger sibling Pixel XL, leaked by British smartphone retailer Carphone Warehouse. — Photo: Google

In collaboration with HTC, which is developing the hardware, Google has been dropping hints about Pixel, its replacement for the outgrown Nexus series. On Tuesday, it is expected to finally unveil its latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS as well as the smartphone. This was confirmed by the photos and information leaked by UK-based smartphone retailer Carphone Warehouse on Monday.