LG might replace HTC as the manufacturer of at least one of Google’s next Pixel devices, codenamed internally as “taimen.” 9to5Google dug through the Android Issue Tracker and found that an LG employee had logged an issue and was subsequently asked by a Google employee to move the bug report to an LG / taimen specific board. This could indicate that LG is deeply involved in the manufacturing and creation of the new taimen device.

Android Police editor David Ruddock also separately confirmed that LG would manufacture taimen.

I can independently confirm that my sources indicate LG is the manufacturer of taimen. https://t.co/WG6Q8KOu4W

— David Ruddock (@RDR0b11) June 13, 2017

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