Google’s Costly Pixel Pill Dock Leaks on Amazon

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Pixel information is leaking left and proper as Google’s developer convention quick approaches. Yesterday, we discovered in regards to the Pixel Fold and its obvious arrival date. Immediately, the delayed Pixel Pill’s charging dock popped up on Amazon, full with pricing and launch date information.

9to5Google studies it noticed an Amazon itemizing for a “Pixel Pill Standalone Charging Dock” earlier right this moment. The Amazon retailer description says the “distinctive Pixel Pill Charging Speaker Dock retains your pill charged and prepared 24/7″ and that “it’s straightforward to dock and undock.”

The corresponding photograph appears precisely like what we’ve seen in Google’s renderings up to now. It’s a dock akin to the present crop of Nest Hub gadgets, proper right down to the soft-colored material masking. 4 connection pins can be found for a pill to dock, and there’s possible a magnet embedded beneath to maintain the system positioned upward.

Earlier than it was scrubbed, the Amazon itemizing talked about the system would launch on Could 10, the day of the Google I/O 2023 keynote. It appears Google would possibly simply drop the Pixel Pill on the day of the occasion. The itemizing additionally metioned the steep worth for the dock: $130. We nonetheless want to find out how a lot the Pixel Pill will price, although somebody’s already tried to promote the Pixel Pill by means of Fb Market. This week, we additionally discovered the Pixel Pill would are available 4 colours, together with the “Hazel” talked about on this Amazon itemizing.

Admittedly, the final time I thought of an Android pill was the Google Nexus 9, a 9-inch system launched in 2014 and manufactured by HTC. The place will the Pixel Pill match within the lineup of Google-made gadgets? Will of us discover it extra user-friendly as a result of it isn’t closed-off software program like what’s operating on the Nest Hub gadgets? Is that this a alternative for the Nest Hub Max? Will it nonetheless be positioned as a wise dwelling controller as Google launched it when it introduced the system eventually yr’s developer convention?

We’ll discover out quickly sufficient. Google I/O 2023 begins on Could 10. Gizmodo shall be masking all of the information popping out of the developer convention.

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