Earlier at San Francisco, 12 a.m. today, Google has officially bring us some of their fancy gadgets and the most anticipated Android guys smartphone – the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL right from Made by Google event. Let’s have a look on some of the latest fancy tech gadgets proudly #madebygoogle!
Google Pixel 2、Pixel 2 XL
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the greatest highlight of the show. With some minor changes from the last generation, the Pixel 2 is available in 3 colours, Kinda Blue, Purely White and Just Black while the Pixel 2 XL is available in black and white.
Both sports the Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB ROM, 8MP front and 12.2MP rear camera. The major difference between the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the display size where one is at 5 and the latter has the 6 inches OLED 2K display, a large battery at 3400mAh for the Pixel 2 XL rather than 3000mAh from the Pixel 2 and the price tag starting from US$649 for Pixel 2 and $849 for Pixel 2 XL.
On the other hand, the feature packed Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL also brings some fancy tech such as Google Lens, e-sim card and AR Core.
- 7th generation Intel Core i5/i7
- 8/16GB RAM+128/256/512GB ROM
- Support NVME SSD
- USB-C quickcharge
- Dedicated Google Assistant button
- Support Google PlayStore and its app
- Chrome OS
- 10mm thick and weighted at 1kg
The Pixelbook supports touch screen input along with addition with the Pixelbook Pen.
As for its pricing, the Pixelbook base model with i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD starting from $999 while the advanced spec model with Intel Core i7, 15GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD is priced at $1295. The Pixel Pen is available as optional accessories at $99.
Google Home Mini
The Google Home Mini is kinda smaller from the Google Home smart speaker but it does everything you ask, just like what Google Home did. It is powered by Google AI assistant and retails at $49.
Google Home Max
The Google Home Max is the entertainment speaker that offers 2x 4.5 inches subwoofer designed for playing music at your living room. Google claims that the Home Max is 20X louder than the Google Home and supports Smart Sound for adaptive music playback. The Google Home Max is available at December at $399.
Google Pixel Buds
Similar with the Apple Earpods, the Google Pixel Buds is designed after it cancelled the 3.5mm audio jack from the second generation Pixel. It plays your favourite music for around 5 hours and instantly translate languages to your preferred one. Currently, the Pixel Buds supports English, French, German, Japanese and Portuguese language. It retails at $159.
The new Daydream View sounds fancy but it does all the job that Daydream VR previously did. However, there would be some compatibility upgrade for the new Pixel 2 smartphones and it retails at $99.
The Clip is a small miniature camera that sits everywhere you place it, be it a table or your pocket. The 12MP camera supports auto-f0cus and can be trained to capture specific objects based on the machine learning algorithm sets within it. However, it is not an action camera like GoPro because it isn’t water or dust resistant but more designed for other scenario. The Google Clips starts at $249.