All of the New Gadgets Google Just Announced

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Electronics re-seller Synnex has provided a little more information about the Pixelbook

A woman holds up the Google Pixel 2 phone, left, next to the Pixel 2 XL phone at a Google event at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, today.

Google Assistant already exists, but the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will also get a new feature that hasn't been seen elsewhere: Google Lens.

Besides, their sizes there are other noticeable differences. The headset is compatible with the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and any other Daydream-ready smartphone.

The Pixel 2 has a 5-inch display and is priced at $AUD 1079 for the 64GB version and $AUD 1229 for 128GB. Verizon is asking $35 a month for 24 months, which comes out to the $849 asking price of the Pixel 2 XL. The Bluetooth headphones, which work hand-in-glove with any new Android phones, send voice recordings over the internet to have them converted to other languages by machines that have learnt natural language translation in 40 languages. The next-generation Assistant and upgraded camera are coming to both Pixels.

Based on purchasing power through gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of each country Australia comes in second showing that it is the second hardest out of the countries surveyed to buy the Google Pixel 2.

An even more useful, and slightly creepy, new tool called Now Playing uses an always-on microphone to tell you the current song playing right on the Pixel's display. The Nokia 8, Google Pixel 2, and the Galaxy S8 come with 4GB of RAM, whereas the Apple iPhone 8 is limited to only 2GB of RAM.

The Pixel 2 packs both optical and electronic video stabilization in its lone lens, while the iPhone X does both with two lenses. With that in mind, our slideshow below will go over why you should or shouldn't get one from Verizon Wireless.

The Pixel 2 will also be utilizing "Active Edge", which will allow users to squeeze the phone's sides to trigger actions like activating Google Assistant or silencing the phone.

Google also previewed Google Clips, a small, square camera created to automatically take and sort candid 8-second video clips. Among its many features, the camera stands out as the most impressive among any smart phone to date.

With a starting price of $999 and $1649 at the high end, Google is clearly positioning the Pixelbook as something meant to compete with Microsoft's Surface Book and other laptops, rather than high-end tablets. All you need to say "OK Google, or simply press the button in the keyboard's bottom row that displays the Assistant logo".

The Pixel Buds are comfortable to wear for because they don't reach far into the ear canal to make a tight seal. As a bonus, Google Assistant can be activated by squeezing the Pixel 2 XL.

For ample viewing Google have appointed a 12.3-inch multi-touch display alongside two USC-C ports, a larger trackpad and keys.

Although sleekly designed, Google's Pixel phones and Home speakers aren't breakthroughs in themselves.

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