Google Pixel 4: everything we know so far
06 Jul 2019
The Pixel 3 was arguably the phone of 2018; intuitive software, best in class camera and its sleek design made it a fan favourite amongst the team at amaysim HQ and beyond.
Fast forward nine months and the rumour mill is heating up in regards to Google's next flagship device; The Pixel 4.
With thousands of rumours and renders floating around the internet, it can be hard to keep up. To help ease the burden of having to google stuff to find out about google's "stuff", here’s everything we know about the Google Pixel 4 so far.
On June 13 the Made By Google Twitter account released the below image in response to leaked renders that were doing the rounds across the internet. Providing confirmation on what the backside of the Pixel 4 will look like.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL were officially announced on October 9, 2018, releasing initially in the United States on October 18, 2018, and other parts of the world (including Australia) on November 1, 2018.
If Google follows a similar pattern for the Pixel 4, we should expect the phones to be announced Tuesday, Oct. 8, with pre-sale availability to follow shortly after.
While Google's given us a good look at the rear of the Pixel 4, the front is still a bit of a mystery.
The possibility of Face ID-style system for biometric authentication may explain the lack of a fingerprint sensor on the back, though Google could still elect to embed an optical scanner beneath the display.
Either way, receiving an official design confirmation three months before the handset's eventual launch is not very likely, so we'll need to hold out until closer to the release for further design details.
It's official: Google will finally adopt the multi-camera trend with the Pixel 4. Google's teaser image further up the page shows what looks to be two cameras, an additional sensor, a time-of-flight sensor, as well as a flash.
The previous single-camera Pixels have excelled at capturing extensive detail, so we're extremely curious to see what Google can do with a bit more hardware at its disposal.
When it comes to specs, we don't know have much-confirmed info. There have however been some leaked benchmark details, that have been used to formulate an overview on what we can expect this October.
Pixel 4 & Pixel 4 XL Specs (Rumored)
- 5.8 and 6.5-inch Quad-HD AMOLED Displays
- 8-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Processor with 6-8GB of RAM (Same processor as Galaxy S10)
- 64 and 128GB storage configurations, no microSD expansion
- Android Q Software (or Android 10)
- Improved Triple Rear AI Cameras: Main 12.3 Megapixel f/1.7 sensor & 16MP ultra wide-angle f/2.4 and a Spectral Sensor (plus other sensors)
- Dual 8MP Front-facing cameras for Portrait selfies, emoji and more (but 5 sensors/cameras on the front in total)
- Two Front-Facing Boomsound Stereo Speakers
- 3,200 mAh and 4,000 mAh Battery with Fast and Wireless Charging (maybe reverse wireless, too)
- IP68 Dust & Water Resistant
- USB Type-C, Google Assistant, Face Unlock technology, no 3.5mm headphone jack
- Dual Sim and 5G Technology
The above specs are mostly speculative (aside from one leaked benchmark test), however, seem fairly realistic given Google's previous device releases and recent specs from other devices in the market.
Either way, the next set of Pixel devices should be incredibly powerful mobile phones capable of competing with the best of the best. Pair it with our unbeatable mobile plans and you have an incredible combination.
Source of Specs: - Gotta Be Mobile