No, Google Pixel 2 is NOT Coming With Snapdragon 836 SoC
Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 are about to release this fall. The phone line is one of the most popular in Android smartphone market and a lot of details have been leaked about the phones, including screen, OS and the lack of headphone jack. There had been a buzz in the market that those devices may include Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 SoC. If you were one of the people waiting eagerly that Pixel 2 will be the phone to ship with Snapdragon’s new SoC, you may be disappointed to know that as per recent reports, it is not going to happen.cleared by both the tech giants Google and Qualcomm that Snapdragon 836 SoC is currently totally out of the question because it just doesn’t exist. Qualcomm uttered neat that it is not working on any Snapdragon 836 SoC and that it doesn’t exist, at least for now.
XDA-Developer covered that Snapdragon 836 SoC for Google’s next Pixel is currently totally out of the question because it just doesn’t exist. Qualcomm uttered neat that it is not working on any Snapdragon 836 SoC and that it doesn’t exist, at least for now.
This news flies from XDA Developers who cite Qualcomm for such announcement. However, its quite possible that Qualcomm may very well have a new SoC planned for Q4 2017 and Q1 2018, while yet the Snapdragon 836 isn’t on the table for now.
Qualcomm, last year, gave Snapdragon 820 SoC originally and the first Google Pixel devices had the Snapdragon 821 SoC integrated inside. But one can’t expect Qualcomm to follow the same trend and Qualcomm this year had the Snapdragon 836 rumor which has done well for itself creating a hodgepodge in the market. Even Android Police got detailed on claiming that the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will sport the Snapdragon 835, the same processor that powers almost all flagships including Galaxy Note 8 and OnePlus 5.