Google had announced Pixel Buds 2 way back in October last year. Today Google has finally launched the Pixel Buds 2 priced at $179 in the U.S. The Pixel 2 Buds are true wireless earbuds and will rival the likes of Apple AirPods.
Last month we had leaked billboard images for Pixel 4a. The latest leak shows off the Pixel 4a in full glory and this includes the packaging. As far as packaging is concerned it is similar to previous Pixel devices, however, you do get a look at the device.
The best part of owning a Pixel phone is that it gets new features with every update. Most of the times the new features are Pixel exclusive and are not available on other Android phones. Last time around, Google offered a couple of new features like a filter for robocalls. Now the second update ushers in features like new music control, photo and video features, new emoji, and emergency help feature.
As with every year, Google will pull the wraps from its Pixel series later this year. The company is expected to launch Pixel 4a and Pixel 5. Thanks to rumor mills we know a fair share about Pixel 4a, however, nothing leaked about Pixel 5. Now a reference to Pixel 5 has been unearthed on AOSP code.
Google Pixel is known for timely updates and unique features. This time around Google has announced a bunch of new features that will soon be available on Pixel devices. The company calls it “Feature Drop” and the list includes, automatic Call Screen, Portrait Blur, improvised memory management, more.
As speculated earlier, Google has released Android 10 for all Pixel devices. The release date was leaked by Canadian mobile carriers and it has indeed come true. This is the first time Google ditched dessert naming convention for its mobile operating system.
Thanks to the U.S China Trade war and the rising cost of labor in China, Google is moving production of Pixel smartphones to Vietnam. A report from Nikkei claims that Google has already begun working on converting an old Nokia factory to start producing Pixel smartphones in Vietnam. One of the sources said, “this is the same province where Samsung developed its smartphone supply chain a decade ago.”
Night Sight is one of the many features that Google announced earlier this year that garnered plenty of attention, and now it is finally rolling out to handsets in the wild.
The Android 9.0 Pie has broken the fast charging functionality on the original Pixel XL. There are numerous reports from original Pixel XL owners on various online forums about fast charging being broken on their device.