Here are all the things Google wanted you to check out Earlier today, Google announced a whole new hardware lineup with over half a dozen new products. According to CEO Sundar Pichai, we are moving into the AI first world from the previous mobile-first world, and the next big leap forward in consumer technology will happen with closer integration of artificial intelligence, software, and hardware. So, here are the new generation of hardwares from Google, that is designed to be the flagbearers of the coming AI first era. 1/6 Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL The most anticipated announcement of the day was Google's second-generation Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The Google Pixel 2 comes with a 5- inch display while the Pixel 2 XL now has a 6-inch display. Both of the new phones now have an improved camera and both electronic and optical image stabilizations. Coupled with Google's AI and machine learning technologies, Pixel has earned a staggering score of 98 in the DXOmark score, making it the king of smartphone cameras.
The new Pixels features an OLED display and a portrait camera mode similar to iPhone 8 Plus, that is accomplished without a second camera using dual pixel technology. Additionally, now you can squeeze the Pixels to call up the Google Assistant, which is getting smarter and smarter with new additions such as Google Lens.
Google Pixel 2 offers color choices from the kinda blue, just black and clearly white, while Pixel 2 XL comes only in just black or black and white. Google Pixel will be available for Rs. 61,000 in India, for the 64GB variant, while the 128GB variant will cost Rs. 70,000. On the other hand, Pixel 2 XL's 64GB and 128GB will cost Rs. 73,000 and Rs. 82,000 respectively. 2/6 Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen Google's new PixelBook is the company's latest effort in creating a premium Chromebook. According to Google's Matt Vokoun, Pixelbook is the most thinnest and lightest laptop Google has ever made. The Pixelbook is priced at $999 for the base model.
Along with the Pixelbook, Google introduced a stylus called Pixelbook Pen. Created in collaboration with Wacom, the Pixelbook Pen features 60 degrees of angular awareness and 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. It is priced at $99. 3/6 Google Home Mini and Max Google is strengthening its hand in the home assistant category by introducing a more affordable Google Home Mini. A straightforward Amazon Echo Dot competitor, it is priced at $49
On the other hand, Google Home Max is a larger and more advanced version and uses machine learning to customise its audio output based on its location and context. The Google Home Max is priced at $399. 4/6 Pixel Buds Google is entering the wireless headphone game with the Pixel Puds, what can be seen effectively as a new competition for Apple's AirPods. The best part of the Pixel Buds is its ability to offer real times translation, and it supports more than 40 languages. Pixel Buds is priced at $159. 5/6 Google Clips Google Clips is essentially a hands-free camera that you can clip to any surface. Google Clips automatically captures "clips" using machine learning, when it identifies people and detect a scene is stable and interesting so that you don't' have to manually take photos and videos. It will be priced at $249 and more details are yet to be announced. 6/6 Daydream View Daydream View is latest iteration to Google's Daydream VR headset announced back in 2016. The new headset brings a wider field of view and new color options to pick from. India price of this headset is Rs 7,999.