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CVS just delivered its first prescriptions via drone. See Apple's new AirPods Pro. I report on technology. And I got hacked. In the process, Google has clearly attempted to drum up consumer excitement for the device ahead of its official launch alongside other new hardware products at an event in New York City on Tuesday.
But the company has also arguably created a different challenge for itself: What else can Google say to hype up its flagship phone at the event that wasn't known before?
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Here's what information is out there already: The Pixel is expected to finally trade in its one rear camera for two -- a move in line with most smartphones on the market but still one short of the iPhone 11 Pro's three rear-camera offering. The cameras will be tucked into a square-like fixture on the top left of the device, closely resembling Apple's new camera structure.
The Pixel 4, which is expected to come in standard and XL sizes, features a Soli radar chip to enable more secure facial recognition and air gestures, as demoed in a video promo on YouTube. Photos have circulated of the Pixel 4 in various colors, including a new orange that was featured in a giant Times Square billboard promoting the launch event.
The new features will likely "keep Google in the conversation but not necessarily bring it ahead," according to Ramon Llamas, research director at market research firm IDC. The biggest thing Apple didn't announce at its iPhone event. Google doesn't even break out phone sales when it reports quarterly earnings results, instead lumping it into a product category it calls "other revenue.