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Google Pixel 2 may steal the best feature from the Samsung Galaxy S8

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Written by Kamil Arli

According to the DailyMail’s report, Google Pixel 2 could borrow Samsung Galaxy S8’s curved screen display after rumoured $800 million investment.

The Google Pixel 2 phone will launch later this year and insiders suggest it could have a curved screen display like the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Reports suggest Google is investing $880 million (£709 million) in LG’s flexible organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens.

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The original Google Pixel phone was launched in October 2016 and the ‘Pixel 2’ is due to be launched this autumn which would make it in direct competition with Apple’s iPhone 8.

Google want to move in this direction too

Increasingly curved screen are being adopted by smartphones and it seems Google want to move in this direction too, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times.

The report suggests that LG is yet to sign the massive investment offer proposed by Google.

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Last month, the head of hardware at Google confirmed that the firm is developing a second-generation Pixel for the ‘premium smartphone market’.

‘There is an annual rhythm in the industry’

The confirmation comes from Rick Osterloh during an interview with AndroidPT.

‘There is an annual rhythm in the industry,’ Osterloh said in the interview.

‘So, you can count on us to follow it’

‘You can count on a successor this year, even if you don’t hear a date from me now.”

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Kamil Arli

Editor of DigitalReview.co. Digital Media Consultant

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