The new Google Pixel unveiled before its time
- The launch of two new Google Pixel smartphones should mark the end of the Nexus range within Google.
- The Alphabet subsidiary wants to compete head-on with Apple’s iPhone 7 and Samsung’s Galaxy S.
- Alphabet posted sales of $ 74.9 billion last year, including $ 74.5 billion from Google products.
Google’s next keynote doesn’t take place until October 4, but the new Pixel line of smartphones has already leaked onto the internet. Aside from prices and availability, the British distributor Carphone Warehouse has revealed all the details of the new mobile phones from the Mountain View firm. The Canadian operator Bell also unveiled the new phones on its site.
As rumors suggested, Google will not present just one, but two new smartphones from the Pixel range. Carphone Warehouse presents the Pixel, which has a 5-inch screen, and the Pixel XL, which has a screen size of 5.5 inches. Dressed in metal and glass, the two smartphones manufactured by HTC will have a photo sensor at the back of 12 Mpx and a second at the front of 8 Mpx.
In addition, the new Google smartphones, running Android Nougat 7.1, will be equipped with a 2.15 GHz Snapdragon 821 processor. The two new Pixel mobiles will also be the opportunity for Google to integrate its new services, such as of the Allo messaging application.
A new Pixel computer also expected
The official launch of two new smartphones from the Pixel brand should mark the end of the Nexus era, which began in 2010, within Google. With its new range of smartphones, the Alphabet subsidiary wants to compete head-on with Apple’s iPhone 7 and Samsung’s Galaxy S, which had largely left the Nexus range.
In addition to the presentation of Pixel mobiles, Google should also unveil its new Andromeda operating system during its keynote. The latter should be marketed from the third quarter of 2017, date coinciding with the launch of a new computer from the Pixel range. Responding to the name of “Bison”, it will have to compete with Apple’s MacBook and Microsoft’s Surface. Alphabet reported sales of $ 74.9 billion last year, including $ 74.5 billion from Google products.
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