In just a few days, Google will host an event in New York City to unveil the Pixel 8 series and the Pixel Watch 2. Here’s everything you should expect to see from the event.
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Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
The obvious stars of the show at this week’s event will be the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro.
Beyond the phones, Google is also set to debut Pixel Watch 2, the sequel to its first smartwatch. Based on everything we’ve seen, this appears to be more of an “under the hood” sort of update, as the new smartwatch has the same design. However, that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as it leaves the door open to lots of iterative improvements.
Some key things that we’ve learned about Pixel Watch 2 thus far include a new chipset which should make the watch faster and improve battery life, as well as new health sensors that should result in additional Fitbit features, such as stress tracking. New bands also appear to be coming.
Pixel Buds Pro
The only other hardware that’s confirmed to be coming is a minor hardware refresh to Pixel Buds Pro. Google…
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