Google Pixel Slate leaks in great detail before October 9 event

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Leaks have already shown off the display with a notch, wireless charging capabilities, cameras, and color options, and the hands-on video by Engadget editor Richard Lai matches with the leaks.

The firm's '#MadeByGoogle' event kicks off at 11a.m. (ET) on Tuesday and is hosting a livestream of all the announcements. The Pixel 3 XL, on the other hand, starts at ₹83,000 ($1,120) for the 64GB variant, and goes up to a mind-blowing ₹92,000 ($1,242) for the 128GB storage variant.

The Pixel 3 XL measures in at 6.2 x 3.0 x 0.3 inches and weigh 6.5 ounces. Google will definitely throw in some new camera features made possible by software as well.

The timeline for the India launch a couple of weeks after the global announcement seems to be in line with what Google did a year ago with Pixel 2-series phones. The Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL were launched alongside the Google Pixel Slate and the Google Home Hub.

Today, Google has unveiled about the third generation of its all-new Pixel Smartphones. This time, according to Winfuture.de, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL will be manufactured by Foxconn Subsidiary FIH mobile, which also makes the Nokia phones for HMD Mobile. Google has added dual cameras on the front, where one sensor is used as for standard photo capturing while the other camera is utilized for wide-angle photography. But the Pixel Slate is something different altogether: the first tablet to run the same Chrome OS that Chromebooks run, rather than the slightly awkward fit of stretching Android to tablet form.

Talking about the cameras which undoubtedly become the highlight of Google's Pixel lineup, the rear camera setup remains largely the same as the Pixel 2.

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Google should also present the Google Home Hub, a 7-inch smart display that integrates with Google Assistant.

A list of specs shows that the device will have a "full-range speaker for crystal clear sound" and 'far-field voice recognition'. But this might be a cheaper variant of the device and other variants with higher RAM and a bigger storage might also be available.

Even if the Pixel 3 doesn't look like the leaks that have been showing up everywhere - including the back of a taxi - a new phone is practically certain. It lacks a notch and instead has bezels above and below the display.

"My hub gives me access to a library of recipes", said one Google executive, somewhat desperately.

There have been few details about a new pair of Pixel Buds, Google's Bluetooth ear buds. It's the first time that Google has embraced a format that Apple adopted previous year with the iPhone X.

A document filed with the FCC suggests that Google could be launching a revamped version of its Chromecast device, which lets users stream content on their TV. This will ensure a solid connection with no latency (unlike Bluetooth equivalents).

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