Google Hardware Event to Unveil Pixel Phones, Upgraded Chromecast, Virtual Reality Device

Google may be planning to unveil new phones in October. The phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, would be announced alongside a 4K Chromecast and a virtual reality devices.

According to a source cited in Android Police, October 4 will be a major, hardware-focused event for Google during which the Pixel replaces the Nexus and the company starts taking smart home and virtual reality more seriously.

The Pixel is expected to have a 5-inch screen, while the XL will have a 5.5-inch screen. Likely manufactured by HTC, these Google-branded devices will launch a month after Apple unveils the iPhone 7 next week.

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