Julian Chokkattu/Digital Tendencies

Google’s annual {hardware} launch occasion will happen on October 9 in New York Metropolis. The corporate despatched out invitations to media (together with Digital Tendencies) confirming the date, which had leaked in August.

The date and venue are a change of tempo, contemplating the previous two Google October occasions have taken place in San Francisco on October 4. The corporate is extensively anticipated to launch a slew of {hardware} merchandise starting from smartphones to good dwelling units.

The highlights would be the Pixel three and Pixel three XL, successors to final 12 months’s critically acclaimed Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. There have been an alarmingly excessive variety of leaks for the Pixel three sequence, and if true, we all know rather a lot concerning the telephones. It could be resulting from carelessness. Just lately, somebody left a Pixel three at the back of a Lyft. Individually, a gaggle in Russia claims to have gotten its arms on a cargo of Pixel three XL smartphones and even posted an unboxing video, displaying every part you get within the field.

The Pixel three XL is anticipated to have a notch design, the place a cutout on the high of the display screen homes the front-facing digital camera. This has garnered some criticism, because the notch on the Pixel three XL appears to be like unusually giant. The smaller Pixel three could have a extra conventional design, with slimmer bezels on the highest and backside. You’ll be able to be taught extra concerning the two telephones in our Pixel three roundup.

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As the brand new Pixel three units are rumored to assist wi-fi charging, leaks recommend Google will even announce the Pixel Stand — a wi-fi charging dock that additionally turns the telephone’s display screen right into a Sensible Show for Google Assistant, much like what Lenovo gives with its Sensible Show.

Google can be rumored to be launch its personal Sensible Show to compete with the likes of Amazon’s Echo Present. It’ll primarily be a Google House with a display screen; you’ll be capable of entry YouTube movies together with your voice because of Google Assistant, and make video calls with Google’s Duo app.

Different merchandise rumored to be on the docket are two Pixelbooks, that are Chromebooks from Google working Chrome OS, and a possible followup to the Google Pixel Buds. There’s doubtless extra Google will announce on the occasion that we haven’t heard a lot about — for instance, final 12 months Google’s Clips announcement got here as a shock.

Digital Tendencies will likely be on the scene in New York on October 9, reporting on every part Google will announce, so keep tuned.

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