In the commentary, the poster states, "It was planned to put this first on Pixel 3 and make sure it all worked, then move on to Pixel 4, etc. If I had a Pixel 4 device … "Although the thread does not reveal anything else over the phone, we've at least learned that it's Pixel 4 and that it's on its way.
Confirmed: We will see it on the 15th of October.
On September 16, Google invited to its. This confirms what we expected when Google released its flagship phones in October . The pattern usually looks like this: Google will host its in May to keep you informed about the latest Android operating systems and software updates. In October, there is another press release, which sheds light on the hardware developments of Google and introduces a new flagship with the Android version introduced in May. There have been curveballs – for example, Google introduced the Pixel 3A and Pixel 3A XL this year in May. But it looks like we're going to see Pixel 4 (and probably Smart Home) this October.
Confirmed: There will be face unlock and motion sensors.
Face unlock and motion sensors were already rumored in June and confirmed by Google on July 29. The company released a video and a blog post showing this The Pixel 4 will have a soli radar chip. This allows thesimilar to the and the feature is secure enough to verify digital payments. The chip can also detect movement and allows you to "skip songs, napping alarms, and mute phone calls" by waving your hand in front of the phone. The technology was developed internally by Google's Advanced Technology and Projects team.
The feature is not dissimilar to theand provides an insight into a . In December 2018, the FCC issued Google's approval to use Project Soli Sensors for aircraft for the first time.
Confirmed: Pixel 4 in Orange
Google has confirmed that either thethanks to a huge billboard on Times Square. The advertisement, which is supposed to boost the hype for the event on October 15, shows the phone in its new color. This verifies an earlier unofficial image posted on the Weibo social network in China showing a . The former pixel colors include black and white as well as blue, purple and pink. Although I'm not a fan of this particular orange tone, it definitely stands out from the crowd.
Confirmed: Pixel 4 "Coming Soon" for "Best Buy"
Although the phone has not yet been officially launched, sellers are ahead of the game. The US retailer Best Buy has its own welcome page for the Pixel 4, which states that it will be available soon, and on which a picture of the back of the phone will be published. Although it is not a photo, the picture shows Google removing the two-tone glass screen. The back of the phone is now monochrome. Adiscovered by Slashleaks and 9to5Google shows the back of the phone as a solid black plate.
Probably: Pixel 4 has a front-facing camera
In June, awas allegedly discovered by a tipster for 9to5Google. This shows that the phone has two front cameras (like the current Pixel 3) and a big "forehead". However, Pixel 4's Google sketch, which showed the location of the Soli radar chip on the front of the phone, also showed that the phone had a single forward facing camera.
We're not sure why Google should remove the second wide-angle camera from the phone, as it was useful with the Pixel 3 for wide selfie shots. If you can see how Google can render portrait photos with just one lens, the Pixel 4 may be able to take standard and wide-angle shots with just software. Google has declined a comment request.
Probably: Pixel 4 runs Android 10.
As with previous pixel phones, the Pixel 4 Series will be one of the first phones running Android's latest operating system. We know it will not be the first, considering theis now available and supports Android 10 at the factory. Until this year, the names of Google OS were alphabetic and the upcoming update was temporarily referred to as Android Q. We now know that the official name is and that it is supposed to give a system-wide dark mode new authorization functions, improved and increased security.
Rumor: It may be that it calls for help in the event of a crash.
The new Pixel 4 may be able to use the phone's accelerometer and microphone to determineAccording to XDA developers. The feature would be available in Pixel 4's Emergency Information App and can also automatically call 911. After a crash was detected, the phone issued an alarm at maximum volume and vibrated. If you do not mute the phone, the app will contact the emergency service and make your location accessible.
Rumor: Pixel 4 can be launched on Sprint
In recent years, the Pixel phone has been launched with the US mobile operator Verizon, although it has worked in other networks such as AT & T and T-Mobile. However, a leaked pixel 4 photo posted by XDA Developers shows the phone. Although Sprint is the country's fourth largest carrier, it is expected to merge soon. Selling more than one vendor would also increase which could have previously impacted sales.
Rumor: Pixel 4 may have a 90 Hz display
Perhaps it belongs to the ranks ofand which could be Pixel 4 to 9to5Google. This means that while most phones have a refresh rate of 60 frames per second (in other words, the display refreshes 60 times in 1 second), Pixel 4 updates at 90 frames per second.
From our review of phones with 90 Hz displays, we can see that actions like scrolling through web pages and apps feel smoother, and it would be an exciting feature for Pixel 4.
Rumor: Pixel 4 XL may have thick borders
Ashows that the phone looks pretty much like the Pixel 3 XL. It has a large display and thick bezels at the top and bottom as well as a home screen labeled "Welcome to your new Pixel".
Rumor: Pixel 4 XL is a good gaming phone?
A supposedthat is almost 6 minutes long, shows the phone as a decent gaming phone. The video was released by a Vietnamese tech blog called ReLab and shows the phone with a white design, matte black edges and an orange power button. In addition to the aforementioned 90-Hz display, a 6.23-inch screen, a 1440-pixel screen, and a 3,700-mAh battery are also available.
Rumor: Pixel 4 XL may also have two cameras on the back
While earlier Pixel XLs were launched with only one camera on the back, leaked photos posted on SlashLeaks (again) suggest that Pixel 4 XL may be. Google has typically relied on its to capture portrait photos, for example, which require multiple rear view cameras on other phones. So it's interesting that Google may add another. The same leaked photos also show the phone with the aforementioned hole punch display.
Rumor: Pixel 4 may have enhanced dual-SIM capabilities
The Pixel 4 may have a feature that allows a user to switch. This is an update from the previous and Pixel 3 (and their larger counterparts, the and 3 XL). These phones have a standard SIM card slot and eSIM. While two numbers could be provisioned for the device, you could only speak in one line, send text messages, or use data while the other one remained inactive. In other words, only one SIM card can be activated at a time.
But the Pixel 4 could have two active SIMs. If one of the two options is used to make a call or a text, the other line can not answer calls or text messages for the time being. This is similar to how it worksand other Android phones.
Originally published on March 8th.
Updates, May 26 : Adds pixel collection complaint information. June 6 : Adds verification from Google employees and skinomi renderings. June 12 : Adds Google First Look information. June 26 : Adds additional rumors, including Project Soli; July 30 : Adds a soli radar chip and a confirmation for a single front camera; Aug. 11 : Adds a 90 Hz rumor; Sept. 2 : Adds Sprint Carrier rumor; Sept. 13 : Adds Best Buy confirmation and other rumors; Sept. 18 : Adds the official start date and the confirmed orange color; Oct. 1 : Adds the rumor to the crash aid.