We've seen the Pixel 2 XL in a case yesterday (and from the front), then both the Pixel 2 and its bigger sibling got the press render treatment. Unlike the smaller phone, the Pixel 2 XL will reportedly take a big step forward and attempt to match up against all-screen phones like the Galaxy S8 and LG G6.
Walmart on Tuesday prematurely listed the Google Home Mini on its website but amended the situation in a relatively swift manner and has already pulled the early listing. At those prices for a Chromebook you would expect the Pixel Pen to be thrown in free of charge. Overall, the design isn't a dramatic departure from the Pixels of previous year, but the Pixel 2 XL deserves more points here because its display looks a little more polished and modern than its smaller Pixel 2 sibling. There's the same fingerprint sensor as last year's Pixel.
Durk says he lives a mere two blocks away from Google's Mountain View headquarters, which probably explains why he was nearly able to connect to an unreleased Home Mini.
Design-wise, Google Home Mini is expected to compete with the likes of Amazon's Echo Dot, which is a part of the company's existing line-up of Echo smart speakers.
GoPro Unveils Hero6, Launches Fusion Spherical Camera
Powered by GoPro's custom-designed GP1 processor, the Hero6 is capable of capturing 4K, 60 frames per second and 1080p240 video . The Fusion's specs are impressive: Its six onboard cameras can capture VR and non-VR in 5.2K resolution, with 360-degree audio.
Google's hardware announcement also includes a new Chromebook called the Pixelbook.
The Pixelbook will start at $1,199 and go up to $1,749. It will most likely offer insights on Android Oreo, ARCore, Google Assistant, other hardware and devices. It can also act like a smart hub, which will able to control several smart home devices as well as Nest. A new report suggests that the company will be releasing a refreshed Daydream VR headset with a number of key improvements, and costs a bit higher that the predecessor.
The sources reported that this new device by Google has internally been codenamed as "Manhattan" with having a similar size of screen as the Amazon's 7 inch Echo Show.
Ahead of the official launch tomorrow, leak sort of confirms the existence of Google Home Mini.