The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL erect two of the most interesting phones in 2019, although it's not for all the right reasons. As with previous generations, the Pixel 4 leaked many months before its official release, but this time, Google also participated in the fun part by publishing what looks like an official rendering of the phone. The teased design, as well as the rumors that the phone is going to have a considerable upper bezel, have sparked controversy online. On the other hand, the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are exciting as a showcase for Android Q and a wave of new software innovations, especially in the camera department. And speaking of that, the Pixel 4 will have two cameras instead of one. It may not look so impressive nowadays, with all the quad and penta-camera phones, but since previous generations of Pixel phones have managed with one camera, the # Adding a second camera could further enhance the image, and especially portraits.
But, to the knowledge of Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, there are still some questions to ask: when to wait for them and at what price. Today, we will try to answer both.
Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL release date
The OG Pixel phones were announced on October 4, 2016 at Made by Google event, and launched later the same month – October 20, to be exact, which was the penultimate last Thursday of the month. The second generation of Pixels was unveiled on October 4 of the following year and launched later on October 19, which was again the penultimate last Thursday of the month. The Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL were unveiled on October 9, 2018 and launched in the United States on Thursday October 18th. The rest of the world received them on November 1st, the first Thursday of the month.
From there, we bet that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be announced this year. Made by Google early October and launch in the United States on October 24, the penultimate Thursday of the month.
Expected price for Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL
Google has gradually increased the prices of Pixel phones over the years. The base models of the OG Pixel and Pixel XL models had a MSRP of approximately $ 650 and $ 769 respectively. The second generation maintained the price of the small model, but the price of the XL was reduced to $ 849. Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cost $ 799 and $ 899 respectively.
This represents an average price increase of about $ 50 a year. It would therefore be logical to assume that Google will add $ 50 more, perhaps more for the Pixel 4 XL, which will bring the price of the larger model closer to the $ 1,000 threshold.
Of course, Google will also have to take into account the iPhone XR and the Samsung Galaxy S10e, whose price is very advantageous, which will be the subject of many discounts at the launch of the Pixel 4. Google already has a An affordable competitor against Pixel 3a, but given the wealth of flagship products offered by Apple and Samsung, the 64GB version of the Pixel 4 XL should not exceed the $ 1,000 mark.