Google poised to unveil new Pixel phones, other services

The Home Hub will be connected to Google's Assistant, enabling it to display weather, calendar events, recipes and other pertinent information on the screen, according to MySmartPrice.com, which first published the images. Surprisingly, Google is still sticking to a single rear camera setup.

"If you have a Google tattoo on you, then these are the phones for you", IDC analyst Ramon Llamas said of the Pixel's limited appeal so far. Now, a leak from Verizon suggests the Pixel 3 will cost just as much as this year's cheapest new iPhone. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will support wireless charging for the first time.

Google's current smart speaker line-up includes the Google Home, budget Home Mini and the Home Max. Because Android highlights Google services, it's key to Google's business of selling ads through its search engine and other mobile apps.

The Google Pixel Slate sports dark blue color.

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However, my MobileTechRoundup podcast co-host Kevin Tofel uses his Pixelbook in tablet mode most of the time and is very interested in a Chrome OS tablet. Here's what we are likely to see from this new Chrome OS tablet tomorrow.

It will be offered in dark blue colour and features a touchscreen with a possible aspect ratio of 3:2.

As we inch towards the end of a smartphone year, we will witness one of the last few major launches of 2018 tonight. It is also expected to come with an upgraded front camera that can capture videos at 1080p, and 60 frames per second. The rear also has a minimalistic Google logo, which has started to appear on its newer products. There are black areas on both the sides of the device, and it could hint towards cellular connectivity, but we're not sure about it. There appears to be a power button at the top and it could feature a built-in fingerprint reader. The accessories included in the smartphones's box are: a USB Type-C cable, USB-C to USB-A adapter, USB Type-C earphones, wall charger and the device itself. CPU-Z also reported a battery voltage of 3732mAh, though rumors have pointed to a 3430mAh battery.

Limited adoption has reflected Google's hesitancy to go as wide and big in distributing and marketing the Pixel as Apple, which launched its last two iPhone line-ups in about 50 countries.

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