Google just finished showcasing all of its new hardware at the Made by Google ’19 event, and although we knew a lot of the announcements beforehand thanks to the countless amounts of leaks, there’s still a lot to talk about.
Windows Intelligence In Your Inbox
Sign up for our new free newsletter to get three time-saving tips each Friday — and get free copies of Paul Thurrott's Windows 11 and Windows 10 Field Guides (normally $9.99) as a special welcome gift!
"*" indicates required fields
Here’s everything Google announced, summarised:
- Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: Google’s Pixel line is getting major upgrades with an improved design, new 90Hz Smooth Display, full-featured Face Unlock, next-gen Assistant that runs (mostly) on-device thanks to the Pixel Neural Core, a Motion Sense feature that lets you interact with your phone with gestures, a second camera on the back that enables new features like Live HDR+, Motion Mode, Dual Exposure, improved Portrait and Night Sight modes, upgraded batteries, and stereo speakers. The devices come in Just Black, Clearly White, and Oh So Orange. Starts at $799, pre-orders today.
- Next-Gen Google Assistant: Google’s next-generation Assistant is less intrusive, and runs locally on the Pixel 4, offering significantly improved performance and deep Android 10 integration that lets you perform a lot of different actions without the need to use your hands.
- Pixelbook Go: Google’s latest Chromebook device is a classic clamshell laptop with a 13.3-inch display (Full HD or 4K), up to the Core i7 processor, up to 256GB of storage, front-firing speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It comes with a clean, minimalistic design built for portability. Coming in Just Black and Not Pink, the Pixelbook Go starts at $649, you can pre-order today.
- Nest Mini: The second-gen Home Mini gets rid of the Home branding, introduces a new wall-mount, get rids of the 3.5mm headphone jack (unfortunately), but features improved audio, increased maximum volume, and 2x bass at the same price of $49. Oh, and, there’s a new Blue color.
- Nest Wifi: Google’s second-gen Google Wifi also gets rid of the Home branding, and now features a Nest branding. The new Wifi Router system includes the main Wifi Router, as well as smaller Wifi Points that act as beacons to extend your network range. The new Wifi Points act as Google Assistant speakers and include new WiFi-specific Assistant commands. They are fully compatible with the older Google Wifi system and now come in a much more home-friendly design.
- Pixel Buds: Google is getting rid of the cable that ran between the original Pixel Buds, making the new Pixel Buds truly wireless. The new earbuds include a new Dynamic Sound feature, offer 5 hours of battery life and up to 24 hours of battery life with the wireless charging case, and cost $179. It’s coming early 2020.
- Google Stadia: Google’s cloud game streaming service is launching November 19th for those who purchased the Founder’s Edition.
So yes, that’s all Google had in store for its fans today. As usual, make sure to check out the full coverage on all these devices for more details.