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For the past few weeks, there has been a rumor floating around that Google would be releasing a couple of mid-range Pixel phones, called Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Well, consider it essentially confirmed. Google leaked the names of both handsets on its Play Developer Console yesterday, and then again in the Google Store, along with a new Nest Hub Max product. The leak in the Google Store was found in the navigation section. Google prematurely added a "Pixel 3a" listing in the Phone section, with the label "New" next to it. And under the "Featured Accessories" section, Google listed a "Google Pixel 3a Case" as well. Like the case for the regular Pixel 3, the new one for the Pixel 3a looks as though... Read more...
Google might be prepping a couple of new lower end smartphones, if some 'fishy' details revealed in its latest ARCore Android package (APK) are any indication. Contained within ARCore v1.5 are references to two unreleased devices, Bonito and Sargo, both of which are named after a species of fish. What does this tell us? Maybe something, maybe nothing at all. Assuming the former, it could indicate two more Pixel phones in the pipeline. To our knowledge, the Bonito and Sargo codenames are not already attached to any existing hardware in Google's product stack. Furthermore, the Bonito codename had shown up once before—this past summer in reference to a rumored phone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon... Read more...