Google I/O 2022 today: From Android 13 to Pixel Watch; what to expect
Google will host its Google I/O 2022 today on May 11 where it is likely to introduce an array of products including Android 13, Pixel Watch and Pixel 6a among others.
Google is all set to host its annual developer conference — Google I/O 2022 today on May 11. The event will begin with a keynote address from Alphabet Inc CEO Sundar Pichai. During its two day conference, Google is expected to announce an array of consumer-centric offerings, from Android OS, to Chrome OS, Google Play and Maps. The company has also been teasing what all we should expect from the upcoming Google I/O through a poll on Twitter. In a tweet from its Material Design Twitter handle, the tech giant asked users, “What are you excited about?” and given options - variable type fonts, design and accessibility, and chatting with our team.
Since the event is all set to begin; here are what we expect Google to announce:
Google has already hinted at the launch for its upcoming Android 13 mobile operating system. The company has already rolled out the first beta preview of the Android 13 OS last month and now it is expected to release the second beta version of the OS and reveal a little bit more about the key features of the Android 12 successor.
Google is likely to unveil the Pixel 6A smartphone during the Google I/O 2022 event. Tipster Mukul Sharma, has even suggested that the phone has already entered testing in India. The upcoming Pixel 6A is tipped to arrive with a 90Hz 6.2-inch FHD+ display and powered by Google's in-house Tensor chipset. Additionally, the phone is expected to be backed by6GB RAM and 128GB of storage, and a 4,5000mAh battery.
The third launch on the list is the much awaited Pixel Watch. Google was reportedly working on a WearOS-based smartwatch dubbed as the Pixel Watch and this could be the year to unveil Pixel Watch. Going by the reports, Google's Pixel Watch is speculated to come with a circular design, physical crown, and Fitbit integration.
Google's first foldable display smartphone dubbed as the Pixel Fold has also been rumored to be revealed during this annual event. The device is expected to run on Android 12L OS. Earlier, it was expected to make its debut in the fourth quarter of 2022, however, some reports hint that tech giant might drop some hints about the device during the event.
New Nest Hub
Keeping in view the past trends, Google is expected to launch new Nest smart speakers and smart displays during this Google I/O 2022 event. Reports suggest that the Nest smart display can come with a detachable screen.
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