In this year, Google is considering to seriously shake up design of its flagship Pixel handset. Whereas Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL carried a number of exciting new features to the table such as wireless charging, ultra wide angle group selfie camera. After all, the Pixel 3 was basically a diddier Pixel 2 XL and the Pixel 3 XL introduced to “That Notch”. The Californian technology company looks set to catch-up competitors such as OnePlus 7 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10, Huawei P30, and others with Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. To maintain its lead in AI, google looks set to close that gap with the Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL. Significant improvements to AI projected which bring diverse advantage for Pixel 4 over other phones. The price is expecting the same ballpark for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. As the Pixel 3, which starts at $799, and Pixel 3 XL, that starts at $899 and release date in mid-October. Google has become the hang of making very good phones. In addition, Google Assistant is better than Samsung’s Bixby and Apple’s Siri. And, AI is one of the most important criteria for choosing a phone. Google is the definite leader in this category.
Highlights: Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL
- Notchless with a distinct forehead and small chin
- Facial recognition and face unlock which is a first for a Pixel phone
- Hands-free gestures, video confirming feature, and motion sense.
- Several cameras, front cameras, sensors to gestures and support facial recognition
- Rear cameras: at least 2 cameras on back
- Possibly a 16MP Telephoto zoom lens
- Snapdragon 855 Processor
- Android Q OS
Whether Pixel 4 converts into bigger market share remains to be seen. As the Galaxy brand by Samsung is the gold standard for Android phones. The default Android buy for the huge majority of consumers.