More Pixelbook specs leak out on the eve of Google's hardware event

Google's big fall hardware event is shaping up to be exciting.

Meanwhile, 9to5Google got its hands on another image of the Google Home Mini, which suggests that it will be powered by microUSB, as well as a picture of it alongside what is believed to be the Pixel 2 XL. "That display should be an LG-made 6" 2,880x1,440 OLED, by the way.

The Centrio News reported the specs for the new set of smartphones, which look like some massive enhancements. That was quick! Still, we got these two new big ol' images to use. The bottom visibly houses a USB Type-C port. Now we can see both the front and the back side of the device. However, unlike the predecessor, Google has followed a new design scheme for the Pixel 2 XL with slimmer bezel-less design, QHD screen with tougher Gorilla Glass 5, better cameras, and more.

According to Walmart's listing, the Google Home Mini will be available October 19. However, a new listing on a reseller's website reveals some alleged hardware specifications of the unannounced Pixelbook. Google Home Mini expected to be no different than its older sibling as far as basic functionalities are concerned. While the Google Pixel XL 2, which will be priced at $850 for a starting base model. Just as the Google Home was Google's answer to the Amazon Echo, the Google Home Mini is expected to be a Google version of an Amazon Echo Dot. That was all we knew when we had originally heard of the Pixelbook though-until today. Specifically, there have been rumors about a Google Home Mini and a Google Pixelbook, but specifications of these devices have yet to be revealed. The Pixelbook itself is rumored to have a huge price tag that starts at $1,199 and ranges up to $1,749 for the 512GB model.

  • Essie Rivera