Missed last night’s event? Here’s everything Google announced at its hardware event

first_imgMissed last night’s event? Here’s everything Google announced at its hardware eventGoogle apart from launching the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones also launched the Pixelbook Go, Pixel Buds, Nest Mini and Nest Wi-fi.advertisement Shweta Ganjoo New DelhiOctober 16, 2019UPDATED: October 17, 2019 10:49 IST HIGHLIGHTSGoogle Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones come at a starting price of $799.Google Nest Mini is priced at $49.Pixelbook Go comes at a starting price of $649.Google put an end to a year-long brew of rumours and leaks last night at its Made by Google event by finally unveiling its Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones. The day was filled (or night in case of India) was filled with details about Google’s computational prowess which reflected not only in its next generation Pixel smartphones but also in case of the other devices that the tech giant launched.Wondering what we are talking about? Well, to give you a brief of what happened last night: Google not only launched the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones but it also launched the new Pixel Buds, Nest Mini, Pixelbook Go and Nest Wi-Fi at its Made by Google event. If you have been keeping up with the leaks, you would know that reports had already predicted the launch of the devices, if not here’s a brief of everything that Google announced last night:Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphonesPixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones were definitely the highlight of the tech giant’s Made by Google 2019 show. The phone featured everything that we had hoped it would or as reports and leaks had predicted it would. As expected, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and run on Android 10. The two phones sport 6GB RAM and come with two memory variants – one with 64GB memory and the other with 128GB storage space.In terms of the camera, the two phones feature a 12MP standard and a 16MP telephoto lens at the back and an 8MP camera in the front. They have Soli radar chip in the front that powers the phone’s Motion Sense technology which activates automatically when you are nearby and allows you to answer or reject calls or change tracks simply by swiping your hands.advertisementIt’s finally here. #pixel4 – a phone made the Google way. #madebygoogle pic.twitter.com/H2kAXQSrFjMade by Google (@madebygoogle) October 15, 2019The only two points of difference between the two Pixel smartphones – as has been the case with other Pixel phones – is the battery and the screen. While the Pixel 4 gets a 5.7-inch full HD+ display with a 2,800 mAh battery, Pixel 4 XL comes with a 6.3-inch full HD+ display and a 3,700mAh battery.Pixel 4 starts at $799 while the Pixel 4 XL starts at $899 in the US.Pixelbook GoPixelbook Go is a brand new Chromebook by Google that features a sleek design, is powered by Google’s Chrome OS and is available in funky Just Black and Not Pink colour variants. In terms of the overall specifications, it features a 13.3-inch LCD touchscreen display with a 2MP duo camera and dual front-firing speakers and 2 mics for improved noise cancellation.It comes with two USB Type-C charging ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack, ambient light and magnetic sensors and a Google Assistant button on the keyboard and it is powered by a 45W charge adapter that also works with a Pixel phone. The Pixelbook Go is available in four variants:– One with Intel core m3 processor, 8GB RAM, 64GB storage and a full HD display is priced at $649.– One with Intel core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage and a full HD display is priced at $849.– One with Intel core i5 processor, 16GB RAM, 128GB storage and a full HD display is priced at $999.– One with Intel core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 256GB storage and a 4K ultra HD molecular display is priced at $1,399.Pixel BudsEarlier this year, reports indicated that Google could AirPods-like Pixel Buds later this year. Now, at its annual hardware event, Google launched the new Pixel Buds that are wireless and help you stay connected at a distance of up to three rooms indoors. And if you are outdoors, you can stay connected for as far as the length of a football stadium. Apart from the fact that they can help you stay connected at a long distance, they are water resistant and give you hands-free access to Google Assistant. Google will Pixel Buds $179 and will be available in 2020 in Oh So Orange, Clearly White, Quint Mint and Almost Black colour variants.Nest MiniGoogle launched Home Mini back in 2017. The device hasn’t been updated since then. Now, at its event in New York last night, Google launched the Nest Mini which succeeds Google’s original Home Mini smart speaker. Nest Mini, as expected features a design that is quite similar to the original Home Mini smart speaker. It comes with a wall mount design and has LEDs that light up when you approach it. It also better bass control than the Home Mini smart speaker.advertisement The Nest Mini is priced at $49 and it is available in Chalk, Sky, Coral and Charcoal colour variantsNest Wi-Fi Last but not the least, Google also launched the Google Nest Wi-Fi that not only provides Wi-Fi coverage inside your home but also acts as a smart speake with Google Assistant. It consists of two components – the router plugs into your modem and creates a network with a strong signal while the Point works with the router to expand Wi-Fi coverage to each room and acts as a smart speaker at the same time. One router costs $169, while one router and one point costs $269. And one router and two points cost $349.ALSO READ: | Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: Full specifications, top features, India price & everything you need to knowALSO READ: | Google PixelBook Go, Pixel Buds 2, Nest Home Mini unveiled: Google’s new ecosystem detailedALSO READ: | Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL will not launch in India, they are too high-tech for Indian governmentGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. 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