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Made By Google | Google Pixel Event

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It’s that time of year again when Google goes HAM and, out does the current mobile tech industry leaders.

“ Today, we introduced our second generation family of consumer hardware products, all made by Google: new Pixel phones, Google Home Mini and Max, an all new Pixelbook, Google Clips hands-free camera, Google Pixel Buds, and an updated Daydream View headset. We see tremendous potential for devices to be helpful, make your life easier, and even get better over time when they’re created at the intersection of hardware, software and advanced artificial intelligence (AI). “ - Google

Meet the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
What’s Hot -
  • Improved design over last year’s model
  • Improved camera over last year’s model
  • Unlimited Storage via Google Drive
  • Long lasting / fast-charging battery
  • First Android Device(s) to receive Google Lens
  • Front Facing speakers are revived from the Nexus Days…

What’s Not -
  • Google is pulling an apple and hiding specs…
  • Google finally cut the cord on 3.5mm headphone Jacks.
  • No wireless charging

Meet Google Home Mini and Google Home Max
What’s Hot
  • Google Home Mini is affordable
  • Google Home Max Smart Sound tech is amazing (if it works as advertised).
  • 12-months of google music with every purchase of Google Home Max

What’s Not
  • Google Home Max holds a premium price tag
  • No internal battery for these devices so they will require a wall plug.

Meet the New Google Pixel Book
What’s Hot -
  • Design
  • Versatile
  • Boots in seconds
  • 15mins will give you a 2 hour charge…
  • Google Play Store Support
  • Always Connected
  • Nice Stylus Pen with Google Search Features
  • Works seamless with Google’s Ecosystem

What’s Not -
  • Expensive
  • Doesn’t Ship with Pen / Stylus
  • Stylus is $100

Meet the Google Pixel Buds
What’s Hot -
  • Mostly Wireless
  • Access to Google Assastant
  • Real-Time Translation
  • Decent battery life

What’s Not -
  • Real-Time Translation appears to be just for Pixel owners
  • The buds by them self appears to only hold a 5 hours listening charge.

Meet the Google Clip
What’s Hot
  • A camera that allows everyone to be in the memories
  • We may have our first smart action camera…

What’s Not
  • In theory you still have to compose your shots before turning the camera on if you want great results.

All in all, Google had a nice showing at its Pixel Event. The new pixel phones show many improvements over the previous models. While everything else google has shown off during the event are great additions to the Pixel Family of products (I guess dubbed “Made By Google”), The Google Home Mini will be the breakout product in my opinion. Its small compact size plus its overall usability will attract customers. Finally, its inexpensive price will compel consumers to purchase it. I can’t wait to get my hands on these products to test them out.