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Google Pixel Fold Design, Specs Leaked Ahead of Expected May 2023 Launch

Thursday December 8, 2022 5:43 am PST by
New renders and design details for the long-rumored Google Pixel Fold have emerged online, including display sizes and overall dimensions, as well as an expected launch date in the spring. According to established leaker OnLeaks (via Howtoisolve), previous rumors were correct to claim that the Google Pixel Fold will adopt a form factor similar to the Oppo Find N. Google's foldable is set to...
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Camera Comparison: Pixel 7 Pro vs. iPhone 14 Pro Max

Thursday November 3, 2022 9:41 am PDT by
Google in October launched the Pixel 7 Pro, its newest high-end flagship smartphone. The Pixel 7 Pro came out just weeks after Apple's new iPhone 14 Pro Max, so we thought we'd compare the cameras of the two smartphones, pitting the high-end iPhone against the high-end Pixel 7. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. On paper, the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max and the Pixel 7 Pro...
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The MacRumors Show: Can Google Finally Beat Apple With Pixel Watch?

Tuesday October 11, 2022 8:40 am PDT by
Following the "Made by Google" launch event last week, we talk through how the Pixel Watch, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, and Pixel Tablet compare to Apple's devices on the latest episode of The MacRumors Show podcast. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos The Pixel Watch features a striking round design with a 41mm stainless steel casing, and offers an always-on display, 24-hour ...
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Budget Smartphone Comparison: Google's $449 Pixel 6a vs. Apple's $429 iPhone SE

Tuesday July 26, 2022 3:07 pm PDT by
Google last week launched the Pixel 6a, a $449 budget smartphone that's designed to compete with more affordable smartphones like Apple's iPhone SE. We picked up a Pixel 6a to see how it measures up to the iPhone SE in terms of design, performance, and camera technology. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The Pixel 6a has a 6.1-inch 1080p OLED display, which means...
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Google 'Pixel Fold' Delayed Yet Again as Apple Eyes 2025 for Foldable iPhone

Thursday May 26, 2022 3:56 am PDT by
Google is said to have delayed the launch of its first foldable smartphone yet again, due to the device reportedly failing to meet the company's expectations. According The Elec, the company had planned to launch the device during the fourth quarter of this year, but Google has now chosen to delay its release. The outlet's sources said the delay was likely because the product is "not as...
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Google Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Pixel 6A Just Months After Parodying Apple

Thursday May 12, 2022 3:45 am PDT by
Google on Wednesday unveiled its latest mid-range 5G smartphone, the Pixel 6A, and for the first time, this A-series model is missing a 3.5mm headphone jack. The lack of a headphone jack on the Pixel 6A follows a technology trend that Apple started with the iPhone 7 in 2016, and in that sense is relatively unsurprising. Yet as recently as last August, Google was touting the inclusion of...
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Samsung Galaxy S22 Models Depreciated Three Times More Than iPhone 13 Lineup Two Months After Launch

Monday May 9, 2022 8:53 am PDT by
The Samsung Galaxy S22 range of smartphones depreciated almost three times more than the iPhone 13 lineup in the first two months after launch, according to research by SellCell. Samsung announced the Galaxy S22 range in February this year, almost five months after the launch of Apple's ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup. Just two months after launch, the S22 lineup as a whole lost 46.8 percent of its...
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iPhone 13 Depreciates Half as Much as Flagship Android Rival

Monday December 13, 2021 6:41 am PST by
The iPhone 13 lineup depreciates in value at almost half the rate of the Google Pixel 6, according to research by SellCell. The Pixel 6, Google's latest flagship smartphone, launched just two months after Apple's ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup. Despite being touted as a leading Android competitor to the iPhone, the Pixel 6 suffers from considerably worse depreciation. In the first month after launch, ...
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Camera Comparison: iPhone 13 Pro Max vs. Pixel 6 Pro

Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:05 am PDT by
Shortly after the launch of the new iPhone 13 models in September, Google came out with the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro, its latest flagship devices, which are feature rich and priced at $599 and $899 respectively. We picked up the Pixel 6 Pro, which has the most advanced lens system, and thought we'd compare it to the iPhone 13 Pro Max to see the similarities and differences between the two...
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Google Launches New Flagship Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Smartphones Priced at $599 and $899

Tuesday October 19, 2021 11:59 am PDT by
Google today announced its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. The two new devices are already garnering positive reviews for their high-end feature set available at an affordable price tag. Priced at $599 and $899, respectively, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are Google's first smartphones that are equipped with the Google Tensor system-on-a-chip, which Google...
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Google Pixel 6 Rumored to Support 23W Wireless Charging, Beating iPhone 12's MagSafe

Wednesday September 1, 2021 2:54 am PDT by
Google is rumored to be working on a new wireless charging stand that could deliver 23W of charging power to its upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones, according to a leaked inventory image published by Android Police. Image via Android Police. If true, that would beat the iPhone 12's maximum 15W wireless charging speed (or 12W on ‌iPhone 12 mini‌) using Apple's MagSafe charger, and would...
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Google Channels Jony Ive in Ad Promoting Pixel 5a Headphone Jack

Friday August 27, 2021 1:30 pm PDT by
Google today shared a new Pixel 5a ad that's meant to parody some of the product intro videos that former Apple design chief Jony Ive used to make to highlight new iPhone features. In the video, Google spends a full two minutes describing the design of the Pixel 5a's headphone jack in exaggeratory language, and as noted by CNET, there are even two moments where the video uses Ive's British...
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Google Announces Low-Cost 5G Pixel 5a Smartphone, Plans to Nix Chargers in Box Going Forward

Tuesday August 17, 2021 2:10 pm PDT by
Google today announced the launch of the low-cost 5G Pixel 5a, a follow up to the Pixel 4a that debuted last year. At its $449 price point, the Pixel 5a most closely competes with the $399 iPhone SE, which is $50 cheaper, though it has a similar feature set to Apple's $699 iPhone 12 mini thanks to the inclusion of 5G. Apple is rumored to be working on a new version of the ‌iPhone SE‌ that...
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Google 'Pixel Fold' to Use Ultra-Thin Glass, Still on Track for 2021 Release

Wednesday July 14, 2021 5:09 am PDT by
Google's designs on its first foldable Pixel phone appear to have ramped up a notch, with the company said to be tapping Samsung to supply ultra-thin glass (UTG) layers for an infolding 7.6-inch device that could launch this year. MacRumors concept render According to a new report from The Elec, Google is just one of several mobile makers seeking to secure UTG orders from Samsung, which is...
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New Report Lends Credence to Rumors of Foldable Google Pixel Phone Launching This Year

Wednesday February 24, 2021 4:40 am PST by
With more and more Android smartphone vendors coming out with their take on the foldable phone concept, and Apple rumors swirling about a possible future foldable iPhone, Google appears keen to get in on the act as soon as this year with its first foldable Pixel device. MacRumors concept render According to a new report by The Elec, Samsung is in the process of developing in-folding foldable...
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Google Unveils New Flagship Pixel 5 Smartphone With 5G and $699 Price Tag

Wednesday September 30, 2020 1:24 pm PDT by
Ahead of Apple's rumored October event that will see the unveiling of the new iPhone 12 lineup, Google today held a virtual event to unveil its latest flagship smartphones, the 5G-enabled Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a with 5G. Priced starting at $699, the Pixel 5 features a 6-inch OLED display, 8GB RAM, 128GB of storage, a 4080mAh battery, an aluminum body, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chip with 5G ...
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Leaked Google Documents Suggest Foldable Pixel Phone in the Works

Thursday August 6, 2020 10:18 am PDT by
Google plans to release a foldable Pixel phone in the fourth quarter of next year, according to leaked internal documents (via 9to5Google). Codenamed "Passport," the device is explicitly referred to as "foldable," and appears alongside a list of past and future Pixel devices. MacRumors concept Google confirmed last year that it is developing technology that could be used in foldable...
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Google Launches Pixel 4a, a $349 iPhone SE Competitor

Monday August 3, 2020 10:44 am PDT by
Google today announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the Pixel 4a, which has a $349 price tag and is designed to compete with lower-cost devices like Apple's $399 iPhone SE. The Pixel 4a features a 5.81-inch display that's all screen, with a small front-facing pinhole camera at the top left, a square-shaped camera bump at the rear, and fingerprint biometrics on the back. Design...
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Google Readies Custom Chip for Pixel Phones and Chromebooks

Tuesday April 14, 2020 6:18 am PDT by
Google has made significant progress toward developing its own custom-made main processor in recent weeks, reports Axios. According to the report, Google's Pixel phones could be powered by the processors as soon as next year – a potential blow to Qualcomm, which currently supplies Google with the main processor in its flagship phones. The chip, code-named Whitechapel, was designed in...
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Google Testing New Double-Tap Gesture on Back of Pixel Phones for Launching Camera, Assistant, and More

Friday February 21, 2020 5:38 am PST by
Google is reportedly testing an interesting new gesture for its Pixel smartphones that lets users double-tap the back of the handset to control various functions. XDA-Developers discovered the new gesture system, codenamed "Columbus," in the Android 11 developer preview for Pixel phones. According to the site, the double-tap gesture can be used to perform the following actions: Dismiss...