According to several reports, Google is set to launch their new Pixel phones on October 4th. In addition, they will be livestreaming the event on YouTube. Currently, the company is promoting the mobile event on YouTube and social media. Google has been quite vague about the line, but it appears that the company will replace its Nexus program with the Pixel line.
The objective is to design high-end mobile products that are more competitive with the iPhone. Moreover, Google will have a new pricing scheme for it’s phones–and, it’s not for the faint of heart. The Pixel line will start at $649–the entry price for the small Sailfish. You’ll also have to pay more for the Pixel XL. Although, Google has stated they will offer Pixel financing options.
Google, along with carrier partners, will sell the phone. Furthermore, Google will offer accidental damage coverage and another year of warranty for $99 and $119. Of the phones, we don’t know much yet, but Chance Miller wrote:
The Pixel and Pixel XL were leaked in…pictures earlier…showing off the 5-inch and 5.5-inch displays and each device’s front facing camera, earpiece, and ambient light sensor. On the back of both devices was a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and glass panel…camera and camera flash.
Below is Nest commercial that may have accidentally shown the unreleased Pixel phone.