At the Pixel hardware event, Google announced many hardware products apart from the Pixel 2 smartphone. The event launched Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel Book, Google Clips, DayDream, Home Mini and Home Max and Pixel buds. Some of the products launched are quite a surprise despite few leaks of the products. Here are the details and description of all the products that Google has launched at the event.
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Google announced its all-new Pixel 2 which will be available in two sizes and four colors. Pixel 2 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB RAM. It will be available in two different storage options 64GB and 128GB. Pixel 2 comes with a 12.3MP dual-LED Flash rear camera and 8MP front camera. It comes with a 5-inch 1080p Gorilla Glass 5. The phone doesn’t have a headphone jack and uses Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. It comes with 2700mAh battery and also supports fingerprint scanner. The 64GB pixel 2 will be available at a price of $649.
The Pixel 2 XL has the same design as Pixel 2 except that it has 3250mAh battery and a 6-inch P-OLED QHD (2880×1440 pixels) 18:9 ratio display. The 64GB Pixel 2 XL will cost $849.
Google Clips is a camera launched at the Pixel 2 event which uses Artificial Intelligence to take photos. Using AI the device will detect people and objects and then it takes soundless pictures and videos of the faces it recognizes. It can be fixed anywhere and it will be helpful to take pictures of camera-shy persons or pets. It flashes a light before taking a picture to so that everyone in the room can be aware.
It features a 12MP camera and a battery which will last 3 hours long after continuous usage and the Google Clips camera will cost $249.
Google also launched a new Chromebook with a slightly different name. The latest Chromebook named Pixel Book. The Pixel Book features a 12.3-inch high-resolution display, 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The laptop has large bezels, big keys, and a wide trackpad. Google Pixel book weighs just 1kilo and is 10mm thick. It also allows you to use it in tablet mode with the 4-in-design.
The cost of Pixel Book will be starting from $999 and can go up to $1,649. Google Pixel Book will be available on October 31.
Google also launched its DayDream View VR headsets at the Pixel 2 event. The new daydream Headsets will be an updated version of its predecessors. It comes with a new design and colors. The new Google DayDream VR headsets will be available in black, coral pink and gray colors. It’s compatible with the Pixel 2, Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG V30. They can be bought from Amazon, Best Buy, Verizon and also available in Google PlayStore and it will be available from November.
Google Home Mini and Home Max
Google launched a new device Home Mini which is a smaller version of Google Home. Home Mini will be a cheaper version which is almost same Amazon Echo. The Home Mini will be available in 3 colors which are red(coral), black(chalk) and gray(charcoal). The device will cost $49. The pre-orders start from 4th October and will be released on October 19th.
The Home Max comes with two 4.5-inch woofers which will be 20 times more powerful than the standard Google Home. Home Max will be priced at $399. Home Max will cost $399 available in two colors — Chalk and Charcoal. The users will get a free 12-months YouTube Red with Home Max.
Google Pixel Buds
Google Pixel Buds are the first wireless earbuds Google launched. These earbuds comes with gesture control feature which is used for answering phone calls, adjusting the volume and also changing the songs. The built-in Google Assistant feature is used for accessing messages, setting reminders and also getting directions. Pixel buds will cost $159 and are available in Black, Blue and White colors.