Google announces ; Google Pixel 6a and first smartwatch

Google announces ; Google Pixel 6a and first smartwatch

Pixel 6a

Google will release its latest budget Pixel phone this summer. The Pixel 6a has mostly the same design as the Pixel 6, but will be slightly smaller and cost $449.

Google promised an all-day battery that can last up to 72 hours when in the Extreme Battery Saver mode, which it said is a first for Pixel phones.

It also uses Google Tensor, so the budget phone will have the same power as the more expensive Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

The Pixel 6a will also receive five years of security updates and comes in three colors: chalk, charcoal and sage.


Pixel Watch

The Google Pixel Watch offers features similar to the Apple Watch’s and sports a refined and sleek look that could appeal to customers who use Android instead of the iPhone, which it doesn’t work with.

It will integrate Fitbit’s technology, allowing it to pull on years of research and development from the fitness startup it acquired last year. The Fitbit tech will let users track their sleep, heart rate and workouts.

The watch runs Google’s Wear OS software that lets users do things such as check messages and download music. Users can also get directions with Google Maps or connect it with their smart home devices, so they can, for example, change their thermostat temperature or make sure the lights are turned off.

The company didn’t provide a price, aside from telling reporters in a call that it will be a premium-priced product. It will be available in the fall.

Previously, other companies such as LG, Samsung, Huawei and Fossil built watches using Google’s software.

Google also announced its lineup of new phones.

By TipstoreOnline

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