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Google Pixel and Pixel XL to be launched on October 4

Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Written by Vatsal Gupta

The search giant Google is all set to launch its new phones at the Pixel event. The Pixel series which was earlier known as Nexus will be unveiled at this event. The long awaited Google Pixel and Pixel XL are to be launched on October 4.

Google is hosting a very special event in San Francisco, USA which will start at 9 a.m PST which means in India it will be aired around 9:30 p.m on the 4th of October. Google already told that the event will have live streaming available. The event will be hosted live on YouTube. Apart from Google Pixel phones, Google will also unveil some hardware announcements regarding the Google Home and 4K ready chromecast and hopefully Google WiFi router too. We have compiled out some of the important points regarding the event.

Also Read: Google WiFi Router to be unveiled on October 4


What things will be launched at the Pixel event?

As told above, Google will be unveiling its two phones Google Pixel and Pixel XL at this event. Google recently ended the Nexus series which was in partnership with some other companies. Some of these were LG Google Nexus and the Huawei Google Nexus 6P. But, with the release of the Google phones, Google wants to focus on making itself a  brand in phone manufacturing too. As seen in the advertisements Google wants to focus on the tag “Made by Google”.

Specifications of Google Pixel phones

As per the reports by Android Authority, the Google Pixel phone will measure around 143.85 mm x 65.9 mm x 7.3 mm. The Google Pixel XL will measure around 154.7 mm x 75.7 mm x 7.3 mm. The smartphones might be 7.3 mm at the thinnest point and 8.5 mm at the their thickest point.

Google Pixel will have a 5 inch display, while the Google Pixel XL will be having a 5.5 inch display. Both phones will be powered by the latest Qualcomm processors i.e. Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. Apart from this, the phones will be having a vast RAM of 4 GB which is quite good. As far as the design is concerned, Google is going for a unibody design with glass and dual tone metal.

The Pixel phones will be running on the all new Android Nougat 7.1. As per the leaks, The Nexus Launcher is also changed to be known as Pixel launcher. Moreover, A simple G logo will be seen in place of the Google search bar on the home screen. The company CEO, Sundar Pichai already told in the interview, that the phone will be coming with some new additional softwares.

When will Google Pixel and Pixel XL launch in India?

Currently. there is no status available on the launch dates of the phone in the country. Rather, it is unknown that, when the phone will be launched in any country. Earlier, The Google Nexus phones were released in India just after their launching .These phones were a little costly as compared to other phones in the market starting from Rs 27,000 for Nexus 5X. But, currently nothing is known about the price and the release dates. So, we will have to patiently wait and watch for when the company will be launching these devices in India and at what prices.

About the author

Vatsal Gupta

Vatsal Gupta, currently pursuing his B.Tech from Lovely Professional University(Punjab) is a C++ programmer, a Web Designer and a part time blogger who loves spending most of the time on his beloved laptop.

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