Google Pixel three occasion: All of the bulletins that matter

On the “Made by Google” occasion in New York Metropolis, Google unveiled a variety of recent merchandise, together with the Pixel three and Pixel three XL.

In case you simply wish to watch the occasion for your self, watch the video above.

When was the Google Pixel three occasion?

Google’s so-called Pixel three occasion, also referred to as its annual Made by Google occasion, kicked off at 11am ET (4pm GMT) on 9 October 2018.

What occurred on the Google Pixel three occasion?

Pixel three and Pixel three XL

Google introduced its next-generation Pixel smartphones, following in depth leaks.

Referred to as the Google Pixel three and Pixel three XL, the obvious distinction between the 2, apart from measurement, is that the Pixel three XL has notch in its show, in addition to a “chin”, whereas the smaller Pixel three is notch-less with high and backside bezels. Each sport a single rear digital camera. Google Pixel three and Pixel three XL follows final yr’s Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

The Google Pixel three and Pixel three XL can be obtainable within the UK from 1 November, US from 18 October. Pricing begins at £739 within the UK, $799 within the US. You’ll be able to pre-order the Pixel three and Pixel three XL telephones now.

Google Pixel Slate

Google introduced a Pixel-branded, Chrome OS-powered pill with a removable keyboard.

It is known as Google Pixel Slate, and it is very very similar to the Floor Professional. It options front-facing and rear-facing digital camera with a Portrait mode and superior digital camera expertise, a fingerprint scanner, and a brand new keyboard cowl with a kickstand. Google Pixel Slate follows final yr’s Google Pixelbook, a hybrid machine that capabilities as each a laptop computer and a pill.

The Pixel Slate will go on sale from November beginning at $599/£549, whereas the Slate Keyboard will value $199/£189 individually.

Google Dwelling Hub

Google introduced a brand new sensible show, becoming a member of the Google Dwelling household.

Referred to as Google Dwelling Hub, it is just like the Amazon Echo Present and Fb Portal. It consists of a show mounted on a speaker base, and a minimal design with a gray and white color scheme just like different Google Dwelling merchandise.

It is obtainable for the tremendous value of $149 within the US, whereas the UK value is a really aggressive £139, and it will be obtainable from retailers reminiscent of Argos and Currys PC World. Pre-orders are open now – and it will be in shops from 22 October within the US, UK, and Australia.

Pixel Stand

Google introduced a charging stand that may allow you to juice up your telephone whereas it is propped up in portrait or panorama mode. It is a dock that’s powered over USB-C. It helps quick charging and might cost any Qi-compatible machine, together with the brand new Pixel three and Pixel three XL.

It could possibly even auto-switch the telephone into Do Not Disturb mode when it’s docked at evening.

Pixel Stand will play properly with Google Assistant, too, so you possibly can nonetheless use “Hey Google” instructions when your telephone is docked. However the Portrait mode is the important thing characteristic, as a result of it should primarily allow you to cycle via pictures in your Google Photographs albums as if it had been a stay picture body. It additionally works with Nest Howdy, permitting a docked telephone to show who’s on the door through your safety system.

It looks like Google thinks you will wish to maintain Pixel Stand by the bedside. It’ll value $79/£69 when it launches on 1 November.

Different units launched

New Chromecast

Though it wasn’t truly talked about in the course of the Made by Google 2018 occasion a brand new Google Chromecast is now obtainable. Listed on Google’s personal retailer and different retailers within the UK, reminiscent of Very.co.uk, it prices £30 and is obtainable in two colors: chalk (white) and charcoal (black).

You plug the brand new Chromecast right into a spare HDMI slot in your TV. It requires energy, which is offered via a Micro-USB lead. Just like the final Chromecast, and others earlier than it, you employ your telephone or pc to set off a video stream. Video output is as much as 1080p 60fps (you want the prevailing Chromecast Extremely for 4K), and the newest machine connects via dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11ac 2.4GHz/5GHz).

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