Next Thursday, October 4th, Google will hold a launch event in New York City for the Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch. To see the most recent updates keep this live blog open.
On Thursday, October 6 at 10 a.m. ET, Google will hold a Made by Google event in New York City to introduce the Pixel 7 smartphone and Pixel Watch. In contrast to Apple, Google “pre-leaks” information about its upcoming products by posting brief videos about them on social media sites like Twitter and YouTube.
These short clips serve as teasers and an early warning system for leakers. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” appears to be Google’s strategy. Both the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, we know will have a newer version of Google’s Tensor processing chip.
This is the custom Google processor designed to work with the company’s artificial intelligence infrastructure. It’s also likely that Google will introduce new displays, improved camera hardware and computational photography advancements.
Google’s Pixel Watch is an anticipated wearable device. The search giant is finally giving Android fans its vision of what a wearable should be after years of letting manufacturers like Samsung, Fossil and even Michael Kors take the lead on Android wearable development.
Pixel Watch in contrast to Apple Watch will feature a round face. And the Pixel Watch’s edges will be rounded unlike the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. Since Google now owns FitBit useful fitness integrations are to be expected.
The Pixel Watch is still shrouded in mystery, however. It is speculated to run on the 2018-era Samsung Exynos 9110 processor and has 1.5GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Not only do we not have a price but Google’s senior vice president of devices and services, Rick Osterloh has indicated that it will be priced at the high end. The cellular version, according to rumors will cost $399.
In any case, this is a live blog you should bookmark if you want to stay abreast of all the latest Pixel news as it happens.
Rumored Google Pixel Event Products
Google Pixel 7
In 2022, Google’s less expensive smartphone is the Pixel 7 its entry-level model. You can count on a high-quality Full HD+ display, a refresh rate of at least 90 Hz at least two rear cameras and the latest Tensor chip from the manufacturer.
The Pixel 6 from the previous year boasted a 1,800 x 2,400 display at 90 Hz, 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB or 256 GB of storage, a 50-megapixel back camera and a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera.
Google Pixel 7 Pro
Google’s premium smartphone offering for the year 2022 is called the Pixel 7 Pro. It’s safe to assume that it’ll cost more than the standard Pixel 7 probably around $1,000. You can count on a screen size of at least 7 inches, a resolution of QHD+ and a refresh rate of 120 hertz (Hz).
Pixel 6 Pro, released in 2017 had a 1,440 x 3,120 px display at 120 Hz, 12 GB of RAM, 128 GB to 512 GB of storage, a 50-megapixel rear camera and a 48-megapixel telephoto camera.
Google Pixel Watch
This is Google’s first foray into the wearables market with the Pixel Watch. The only real information we have is that it will have a round front and rounded corners. According to rumors, the watch will have a 300 mAh battery, 1.5 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage.
As for the chip, rumors suggest it will be Samsung’s Exynos 9110 which was used in the Galaxy Watch 3 and dates back to 2018.
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