The zoom is now aided by a Super Res Zoom feature, which uses computation photography from the world of astronomy and scientific imaging to provide sharper details when you're zooming. It snaps the photo on its own so that you don't need to reach for the shutter button-a good option for candids. Today only, ordering a Pixel 3 via the My Verizon app gets you a free Pixel Stand. Google does not appear to offer any enticements, but the longer you wait, the later that shipping date will be. Utilising Google's imaging AI, Night Sight automatically colours and balances a photo to what it should look like.
In contrast to the other Android-equipped offerings on the market, the Pixel is seen as a step between Apple's iOS and other flagship phones from competitors like Samsung. We'll let you know what we think the Pixel is up to the challenge as soon as we actually manage to get our hands on one. Come back to Google Photos later and search for the beach photos you took on your Pixel 3, and they'll pop right up.
Google just took the wraps off a new Chromebook device at its hardware event today.
The Google Assistant is also baked into Pixel 3 to help you find answers and control your phone and compatible smart home devices-all with a simple squeeze or just by using your voice. If you want the more expensive version with more storage, you're going to have to pay the difference; the credit for the second device only covers $799. Believe it or not, it can make calls for you, too.
The Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3XL go on sale in the USA starting October 19 and will be available in more markets on November 1. Smart Compose suggests phrases in your emails so that you can draft them faster, on the go.
The hardware on the Pixel Slate is nothing to sneeze at, with a crisp, high-resolution 3000×2000 screen with 400 nits of peak brightness, a detachable keyboard, and 12 hours of battery life, but the rest of the hardware has a really, really large swing in capabilities. And there's also Flip to Shhh, which will mute notifications if you set the phone screen down. It's been two years since Google Home launched, and now that the company's smart speaker line-up is four products strong, Google says its working to create not only a more connected home but a more "thoughtful" one.
The barebones Pixel Slate model will cost $599 and include 4GB RAM, a 32 GB solid state drive, and an 8th generation Intel Celeron processor.
Google launched its line of high-end phones two years ago to better compete against Apple, Samsung and other device makers. That screen gives Google Assistant another way to relay information to you, one that doesn't require you to be constantly barking commands. Powered by Android 9 Pie, Pixel 3 comes with the latest Android operating system.
Liu pitches the Pixel Slate as having the "best of both worlds" when it comes to both mobile and desktop computing. Pixel 3 comes with dual front-firing speakers tuned by a GRAMMY-winning music producer to turn your phone into a powerful speaker. This means people accustomed to opening apps and navigating their smartphones with their fingers should feel immediately comfortable with a Pixel Slate.