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The notable difference, however, is in the display size and battery. The company said at its presentation that this was a conscious decision to ensure users were comfortable putting the Home Hub in their bedrooms or anywhere else in the house.

It turns into a smart display when not in use, showing information to such as time, weather, calendar appointments, and commute times. Some commands (like changing the brightness of smart lights) produces an on-screen control to make further adjustments. It can also bring up contextual info like commute times.

One of the features people love most about Google Photos is the automatic backup of pictures and videos.

Google's yearly hardware event launch is now over and the "Made by Google" brand of devices has now expanded. All you need to do is choose the people or pets you want to see and Google Photos will automatically add photos of them to your album as you take them.

There were also some non-camera related features announced.

Google Home Hub: Google says Google Home Hub is particularly design for the home and it gets redesigned search in Photos, Maps, YouTube and Calendar, which can be controlled with the user's voice. Google has loaded its Chrome OS on this cross between a tablet and a laptop.

Jolly said that the Hub will be able to support more 200 million connected smart devices from more than 1,000 brands. An optional detachable keyboard - it magnetically attaches itself to the device - basically turns the tablet into a laptop, and is quite expensive at $199 Dollars. There is a USB-C port for charging and there is still no audio jack.

The tablet has been rumoured to come with an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and up to 16GB of RAM. Storage is 32, 64, 128, or 256GB. In some other European countries, it is a bit more expensive. Otherwise, it's more or less the same gadget as before, at the same price. The base mode Celeron starts at $599. There were rumors of a secret third phone, but of course, that was nonsense.

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were the most anticipated (most leaked) devices. At the back of both phones is a 12.2MP dual-pixel camera with optical and electronic image stabilization while at the front are two 8MP wide-angle and normal cameras. There's the regular 8-megapixel selfie camera that's now joined by a second wide-angle front camera. We also know that Pixel phones always get the latest Android updates as soon as their released, while phones from other vendors typically take months to be updated.

The smaller Pixel 3 is a big step up from last year's Pixel 2. It will then provide a live transcript of caller's speech and show it on the Pixel's screen.

The smartphone is backed by a 3430mAh battery with fast-charging support. Well, you can buy the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from Google's own carrier, Project Fi. There's also a prominent "chin" at the bottom of the phone. Compared to Vodafone's $95 plan, this nets you double the data for just $15 extra per month. The display has a resolution of 2960×1440, and it's also OLED. By comparison, Apple sold about 217 million iPhones past year.

The Pixel 3 is priced from 95,000 yen and the Pixel 3 XL from 119,000 yen. Google and Verizon both offer monthly payment plans.

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