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Here are Google’s 2 new phones that it hasn’t announced yet

Introducing Google Pixel.


Mike Wehner


Posted on Oct 3, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 9:24 pm CDT

Google has been teasing the upcoming reveal of its new flagship smartphones for so long that you just had to know a leak would happen sooner or later. That’s exactly what happened today, when one online retailer totally ruined Google’s surprise reveal well ahead of the company’s planned announcement tomorrow. 

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Carphone Warehouse, a popular U.K. site for smartphones, pulled the lid off of Google’s new handsets, apparently by accident. The site has since yanked all the imagery, which appears to be directly from Google itself and which clearly shows the new smartphone, called Pixel, available in two sizes. 

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Coming in at both 5-inch and 5.5-inch AMOLED screen sizes, Pixel features a very Apple-esque metal body. Both phones feature a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, and will be available in storage sizes of either 32GB of 128GB. 

Carphone Warehouse

The leaked ads show that Google is really going all-in on photos with its new handsets, offering bottomless storage for photos and videos via Google Photos. Images will be available online in full resolution, rather than taking up room on your phone itself. 

Carphone Warehouse

Both sizes of the Pixel come with Google’s new chat app Allo (ew), as well as USB Type-C charging ports, which the company claims will provide charging so rapid that a 15-minute fill-up can keep the device alive for a full seven hours. 

Carphone Warehouse

The biggest question marks that remain—this is a pretty extensive leak, so there’s very little left to wonder—is how Google will price the device and when it will eventually launch. Google’s official reveal of the Pixel is expected to take place on Tuesday, so try to act surprised. 

H/T 9to5google

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*First Published: Oct 3, 2016, 1:21 pm CDT