Google hardware event live: Here’s all the details

Google is likely to launch brand new Pixel 2 and 2 XL, Pixelbook laptop and newer Google Home smart speaker today at event in San Francisco

Months after Apple launched iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, now it is turn of search giant to thrill the world. Tech giant event in San Francisco – Google Hardware launch event, SFO – is live now. US-based tech firm is likely to launch brand new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Pixelbook laptop and newer Home smart speaker. Consumer electronics is already crowded with established players, however Google's partnership with companies like Samsung, HTC, Lenovo, Acer among others have brought some successful products.

In the initial announcement Google said, Google Home to be extended to Japan next week. Google Home can be used in USA and Canada for making call on any number. This service will be extended to UK. Google introduced Google Mini. Newest member of Google family. It is sleek and can be placed anywhere in the home. It is made out of fabric. It has four L.E.D light. One can adjust volume and can use it to talk to Assistance. It offer 360 degree sound. It will retail for $49. It available online today and on October 9 in store.

Google and Nest have partnered on Google Home on Smart home. Nest says that it combine machine learning and gadgets to make people life easier. With Google Chromecast, Nest and Google Home things will become easier. Nest Hello along with Google Home would be able to automate door management for homes, security and many other home affairs, says Nest.


Google Rishi Chandra who takes care of Google Home business says that Google Home is aimed at helping people manage their home works easily. Google is offering Google family account for kids with less than 13 years of age. Their parents can create account, entire family can use Google home not only for family works but also teaching and engaging kids.

Google Home Max Launched

Rishi says the way Pixel reimagine phone similar way Max will do for home. Its sound is 20 time powerful than Google Home. Google Max is powered by Smart Sound based on AI technology. This will offer better sound experience, says Rishi. He says that sound will automatically adopt to the ambience. Google Max support all free and paid music services. Google Max has Google Assistant built in it. This will be available in December 2017 for $399 and will be available in two colours.

Google Pixelbook launched

Google Pixelbook is very slim laptop and can be used on the go. It is a convertible laptop. It has signature glass in lay. The 12.3-inch touch display comes with vibrant colour and it is readable in sunlight. It is uses touch processing algorithm. It comes with 512 Gb storage and instant tethering option when connection is not available. It has Google Assistance in built with it. It is priced at $999 and Pixel Pen is $99. Both the products will be available in US, UK, Canada. Pre-books start today and will be available in store on October 13.

Google Pixel 2 Launched

It is available in two size 5-inch and 6-inch. Comes with three colour blue, black white. Both the device comes with same feature. Google sayas that it does not set different features for bigger device. Google Pixel 2 offer seven hours of battery life in 15 minute charge.

Here's is few things that world is looking from Google hardware event

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

There is no doubt in one's mind about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launch in today's event but people are curious to know about the features and specification of newly launched device. Some of the reports have suggested that both the smartphones will be running on the recently released Android Oreo (version 8.0). It may come with water resistance, more advance Assistance feature and company may say Good bye to headphone jack

Google Pixelbook

Yes, you got it right, tech giant is about to launch its own laptop called Pixelbook but trust us it is not going to be cheap. Still the world is excited because it is not going to be ordinary chromebook, tech giant means real business and it will surely be something that can give hard competition to Microsoft Surface Book, Apple Mac.

Google Home

With smartness now entering into home, smart speakers are not exception and they are not only made by Amazon. Just wait few minutes and world might see a smart speaker from Google. Don't expect it to touch the Amazon heights in a week but gradually, it should.  A smaller version of last year's device called the Google Home Mini may be launched today. The product will be more or less same as the Amazon Echo Dot, suggest reports. In addition, rumor is rife that search firm may launch an even larger smart speaker called the Google Home Max with stereo speakers that might even double as a W-Fi router. The Max will likely be positioned against the newer high-end version of the Amazon Echo and, eventually, the Apple HomePod.

Last but not the least there may be some surprises on Virtual reality and Chromecast too.