According to confirmed reports, Google is all set to launch next lineup of its stock Android smartphones running on its new mobile OS Android 7.0 Nougat. Reports suggest that new 4K Chromecast will also be launched in the same event next month. We are expected to hear from Google about is Daydream VR and Google Home plans as well if the news from Android Police is to be believed. What does Google has up its sleeves on smartphone front? It will be unfurled soon. Google is reported launching Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on October 4th.
Google is likely to host a media event next month in which several hardware announcement will be the main highlight, including hotly anticipated Pixel-branded phones and a 4K chromecast, as stated by Android Police yesterday.
The phones will be named Pixel and Pixel XL, anonymous sources informed Android Police. There is nothing more known about the launch event but surely leaks are going to pick up as we get near to the launch event in October. You will be hearing all the latest news here, so stay tuned for that.
Google will reportedly shed some more light on Google Home, which is a new smart speaker that will be the main rival of Amazon Echo as a virtual assistant for non-stop listening. We may also get to know more about Daydream VR, a hardware and software platform to help Android phone manufacturers produce a VR headset for themselves.
All the latest news and leaks point towards rumors that Google is working on in-house branded smartphone for the first time ever, previously it used to partner with external hardware companies for manufacturing the hardware for Nexus devices. This time we might see Google’s own phone. Another news that might interest you is that Google has abandoned its plans for Project Ara, a smartphone that you could dismember like lego blocks citing safety concerns but such ambitious projects can’t be completely ruled out in the future.
Google has not officially announced its event data. But if Android Police’s claim is true then we may see new Google phones as early as October 4th.