It’s been a busy month for virtual phone launches and now it’s Google’s turn. Today, the company welcomes its. He already in August, , and the upcoming Pixel 4A 5G, both of which will support 5G. Google’s invitation to September’s event confirmed that the “new Pixel phones” would be among the products unveiled today, along with a new Chromecast and a .
The Pixel 5,, has been poorly protected against leaks (or perhaps, , the leaks are part of an intentional strategy on Google’s part). We have an last week, when photos surfaced with details about the new phone’s processor, screen, cameras, battery life and more.
that Google’s next flagship will feature a hole-punch camera, rear fingerprint sensor (unlike the ), wireless charging and no headphone jack. Not much is officially known about the Pixel 5 other than its 5G support, but leaks suggest a price tag of 629 euros (around $ 735, £ 575, or AU $ 1,035), with color options. including green and black. The phone’s sale and release dates are not yet known.
also attracted a wave of rumors. , the device will come with a remote control, a first for the Chromecast family.
Google’s Launch Night In virtual event will take place on Wednesday, September 30, streaming online at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. BST). The event will be hosted on a web page set up by Google (which is currently playing interactive elevator music to keep you entertained while you wait – check it out). The livestream will also be available on Google’s YouTube channel. And CNET will be hosting a viewing party on our YouTube channel and here on this page, so check back an hour before the event starts.