As it rolled out its flagship Android device, Google Pixel, a premium smartphone previous year, the market doesn't seem to have gotten enough and has been waiting for the launch of Google Pixel 2 ever since. The company's impending Google Pixel 2 has been rumored for a while and Osterloh inadvertently confirmed the same. "So, you can count on us to follow it". The search giant is reportedly planning to release a second Google Pixel smartphone this year.

The Google Pixel 2 will be launched with the latest iteration of Android, following the convention of Google Nexus and Pixel phones.

The device also has Pixel Imprint - a fingerprint scanner on the back of the smartphone for quick access to all apps, texts and e-mails.

In a briefing at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, Rick told Android Pit that there is an annual rhythm in the industry.

Though Google recently announced the coming of the Pixel 2, there are many customers who are still finding it hard to get hold of the Pixel 1. So if someone wants greater battery life they should go for the Google Pixel XL, otherwise, the Google Pixel is one of the best option.

There has been some hope that perhaps Google would introduce a lower-priced Pixel phone more akin to Nexus devices in terms of price. Google said it would be in a future update, although we have no details on when that update would be.

If you enjoyed the Pixel and the Pixel XL and were looking forward to what Google had in store for 2017, we have some good news to share.

Osterloh further added that Google is not very keen on launching budget smartphones and the company will make sure that "Pixel stays premium". Although, he stated that Pixel 2 will be arriving before 2017 ends.

This indicates that Google will follow Apple's pattern of launching its smartphone every year. That makes sense, as the Pixel devices are meant to showcase the very best of what Android has to offer.