So What Did Google Announce Today?

Google had an event called Made by Google event in New York today and they made a bunch of announcements. Here’s the highlights:

Pixel 4The new Pixel 4 and 4 XL were announced today. You can pre-order a Pixel 4 for $799 USD and Pixel 4 XL for $899 USD, and phones will ship on October 24, globally. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL feature 5.7- and 6.3-inch OLED 90Hz “Smooth Displays.” The Pixel 4 comes with a 2,800mAh battery while the 4 XL has a 3,700mAh capacity. They use the Snapdragon 855 processors, have 6GB or RAM, and have 64 or 128GB storage. They support face unlocking. And it has a new Motion Sense feature that uses a miniature radar sensor to detect movement around the phone to turn off alarms and the like.

Pixel Buds 2The latest attempt in terms of coming up with an AirPods killer comes in the form of the Pixel Buds 2. They are truly wireless unlike the first Pixel Buds and they’ll supposedly going to fit well and securely in most ears. Pixel Buds will be available for $179 USD in spring 2020 in four colors.

Pixelbook Go: Google’s latest ChromeBook comes in the form of the Pixelbook Go. It has a 13″ screen, 8th-generation Intel Core processors, up to 16GB RAM, up to 256GB flash storage, up to 12 hours of battery life, a backlight keyboard with soft typing, two USB-C ports, and a headphone jack. It’s 13mm thick and weighs just over two pounds. Expect to fork out $879 USD and up for one. You can preorder today in North America.

Stadia: Google also gave a firm launch date of November 19 for its Stadia gaming service.

Nest Mini and Nest Wifi: Finally Google unveiled the Nest Mini. Key features include stronger bass and faster response times. There’s also the Nest Wifi router with two times the speed and up to 25 percent better coverage. You can pick up the Nest Mini for $49 USD. As for the Nest WiFi, you can get a two pack with one router and one point for $269 USD or a three pack with one router and two points for $349 USD. 

If you want to watch the full announcement, here’s the video: 

 

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One Response to “So What Did Google Announce Today?”

  1. […] people over at TELUS just dropped me a note to let me know that in relation to Google’s event yesterday, the Google Pixel 4 is now available for pre-order at TELUS at telus.com/pixel4. The Pixel 4 will […]

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