We’re still more than two weeks away from the official Google Pixel 4 launch but she’s been a very leaky ship. There’s been a bunch of promising leaks, some of which have already turned out to be true, so let’s round them all up to see what’s most likely in store for Pixel fans.
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What will the Pixel 4 look like?
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Google has already confirmed the first two colours after it released images of the device’s rear twice before its reveal, so we know for sure the leaks are actually accurate.
As for the front display, leaks indicate it’ll come with a slim notch where the selfie camera will be housed instead of opting for the hole-punch camera.
What’s under the hood?
Naturally, none of the specs leaks have been confirmed by Google but from them we can gather the Pixel 4 might come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of storage, depending on the model you choose.
The regular model is set to have a 5.7-inch display while the XL is due to have 6.3-inch. Both will reportedly come with OLED.
The great thing is, there doesn’t seem to be a big difference between the regular Pixel and XL model other than display and battery size. If this turns out to be true, it marks a move away from the trend of upgrading the bigger model with all the best and juiciest features.
Here’s a specs dump based on the rumours.
|Pixel 4||Pixel 4 XL|
|RAM||6 GB||6 GB|
|Display||5.7-inch OLED with Full HD+, 90Hz||6.3-inch OLED with Quad HD+, 90Hz|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip|
|Storage/Memory||64/128 GB||64/128 GB|
|Battery||2800 mAh||3700 mAh|
|Camera||12MP with phase-detect auto-focus, 16MP telephoto lens||12MP with phase-detect auto-focus, 16MP telephoto lens|
And the price?
Renowned leaker Evan Blass dropped the potential Canadian prices for the devices. According to Blass, the regular-sized Pixel will be CAD$1049.95 ($1080) for the 64GB model and CAD$1199.95 ($1250) for the 128GB. For the XL, the 64GB and 128GB models will set you back CAD$1199.95 ($1250) and CAD$1359.95 ($1517), respectively.
But, of course, those prices will not likely directly translate to the Australian market. Expect neater offerings like $1100 and $1599 between the offerings but we’ll find out shortly either way.
How can I watch its release?
Google will be live-streaming the Pixel 4 announcement from its New York event on 15 October at 10am. To watch it in Australia, you’ll need to be up during the following times.
Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Hobart: 1am on Wednesday, 16 September
Brisbane: 12am on Wednesday, 16 September
Adelaide, Darwin: 12.30am on Wednesday, 16 September
Perth: 10pm on Tuesday, October 15
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This article was originally published on 26 September but has updated with the latest details.