Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones

Google Home Hub is all about simplifying the smart home experience

YouTube TV and Premium bundled in with the new Slate and Home Hub, and the continuation of two-year unlimited photo uploads for Pixel customers are pretty good value, but it's also a stepping stone to increase the subscriber base of these platforms longterm.

Google has been trying to challenge Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market but never really succeeded in taking the business to a scale sufficient enough to make it a significant player in the segment.

Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL come with several new features. The Pixel 3 will launch in 10 countries, up from six for the Pixel 2 a year ago. According to Counterpoint Research, Google smartphones account for 0.03 percent of total smartphone sales in India, and just about 1.6 percent of the premium smartphone market which is now dominated by OnePlus, Samsung and Apple. But in case you were concerned, at least there's a way to do it now. It only costs $149, which is about what you'd expect. This new feature will hopefully come to all Pixel phones, including the Pixel 3 handsets, some time next month.

We'll update this post as soon as Google starts releasing these exciting features to older Pixel devices. This design decision wasn't just for aesthetics; the Pixel 3 supports wireless charging now, too.

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The Google Pixel 3 third generation smartphones are seen on display after a news conference in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 9, 2018.

Osterloh said the new devices were created to take advantage of Google's development of artificial intelligence.

There is a single 12.2-megapixel rear camera on the Pixel 3, with Google relying on its software and a dedicated image-processing chip to compete with rivals that tout two or even three rear cameras. It's not the first of its kind, as Lenovo already has the Smart Display, which has an identical feature set. The Home Hub is basically a Google Home speaker with a display in the front. You can watch subscription Prime Video and "video Flash Briefings from Sky News Australia, Fox Sports and more". There was even a demonstration of a finger mistakenly blocking the camera lens, but Google's AI discarded that shot and replaced it with a better one. For now, take a look at the device in the slideshow embedded below.

For photography enthusiasts, the Pixel 3 is undeniably the way to go.

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Without getting all technical, Night Sight is basically using Google's advanced machine learning to enhance low-light photographs in subtle yet highly accurate ways. Most likely some of the more advanced features like deoth effects and Super-Res will work on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but not the original Pixel.

However, this comes with downsides. That makes it more of a direct challenger to the Echo Show than the Portal is.

Whilst the current Pixel 2/2XL offers the option between traditional software buttons and gesture navigation, Google claims the upgrade represents a shift in "all Android phones going forward". The technology enables the panel to use less energy per pixel, allowing for sharper displays without sacrificing battery life or size.

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