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There are plenty of leaks related to Google's unreleased Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4 handsets, and even Google has gotten in on the action—the company teased an image of the devices and posted a short clip briefly demonstrating the face unlock feature and Motion Sense gesture controls. As it relates to the latter, there's a video (not by Google) that shows some of the settings and specific gesture controls users will have at their disposal. The gesture controls appear to be born out of Google's Project Soli platform, which it has been developing for the past few years. If so, the Pixel 4 series will have advanced object recognition capabilities. It's not clear to what extent accurate 3D imaging... Read more...
The Google Pixel 4 is one of the most highly anticipated new smartphones of the year, and the device has leaked plenty over the past few months. Not only have there been unofficial leaks, but even Google got in on the action with the uncharacteristic move of posting renders of the device well ahead of its official launch. Today, the Pixel 4 has leaked twice in two separate videos. The first brief video shows a black Pixel 4 booting up and then is paraded in front of the camera from every angle. The video is too short to focus on one detail for more than a few seconds, but it at least gives us an “in the metal” look at the phone. The second video comes by way of XDA-Developers,... Read more...
The Pixel 4 does not drop until this upcoming October, but Google has already revealed several new features. The Pixel 4 will unlock with face scanning technology instead of a fingerprint sensor. This feature appears to be a direct challenge to Face ID found on devices like the iPhone XR and iPhone XS. Google has confirmed what many have suspected and insists that their feature differs from their competitors. It says that users will not need to hold up their device, strike a certain pose, or swipe to unlock their device after their face scan. The face unlock sensors will reportedly scan a user’s face as they pick up their device, regardless of orientation. The Pixel 4 will also feature... Read more...