Latest Google phone news

When is Android Pie coming to my phone?
When is Android Pie coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software being called Android 9 Pie... Read more

Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI
Google Duplex release date: How to place calls with the human-sounding AI By Maggie Tillman

Google is beginning to roll out its human-sounding Google Duplex technology to Pixel users in the US.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 event: All the announcements that matter
Google Pixel 3 event: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Google has finished its "Made by Google" event in New York City, where it unveiled a range of new products, including the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink By Rik Henderson

Google has finally, officially announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.... Read more

These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour
These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour By Rik Henderson

We fully expect today's Google event to start with a chorus of Radiohead's No Surprises, there have been so many leaks about what will be unveiled.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in full hands-on review images
Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in full hands-on review images By Maggie Tillman

It's our job at Pocket-lint to cover phone leaks. So, even though we've seen the Pixel 3 XL leak out a billion times now, here is another leak.... Read more

Google Pixel 3, Home Hub, and new Chromecast leaked by UK carrier ad
Google Pixel 3, Home Hub, and new Chromecast leaked by UK carrier ad By Maggie Tillman

All signs point to Google announcing an Echo Show-like device called Home Hub soon, including this new leak from a YouTuber.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 colour option leaked, what do you think of "pink sand"?
Google Pixel 3 colour option leaked, what do you think of "pink sand"? By Maggie Tillman

There's little we don't know about Google's next phone, the Pixel 3, at this point. We even't know its colours, thanks to several leaks.... Read more

Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours
Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours By Maggie Tillman

Google is set to announce its Pixel 3 smartphones on 9 October, and now, it's confirmed those phones will be available for preorder that day.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 Active Edge teased in official video
Google Pixel 3 Active Edge teased in official video By Rik Henderson

A teaser video posted by Google Japan alludes to one of the expected features of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: the return of Active Edge technology.... Read more

Preview the Google Pixel 3 for yourself, live wallpapers to download
Preview the Google Pixel 3 for yourself, live wallpapers to download By Rik Henderson

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones will be announced on 9 October and now the wallpapers have leaked... Read more

Amazing Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 press pics leak
Amazing Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 press pics leak By Rik Henderson

The Pixel and Pixel 3 XL have leaking in amazing pictures... Read more

Google might unveil this Pixel Stand for the Pixel 3 next month
Google might unveil this Pixel Stand for the Pixel 3 next month By Maggie Tillman

This stand has been rumoured before, but new evidence has been found buried in a beta version of the Google app... Read more

Here are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL side by side in new leak
Here are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL side by side in new leak By Maggie Tillman

We're only a few weeks away from Google unveiling its Pixel 3 smartphones. But, thanks to a new leak, we can already look at them, side by side.... Read more

Google will launch its Pixel 3 phones in these three colours
Google will launch its Pixel 3 phones in these three colours By Maggie Tillman

It looks like mint, white, and black are on deck. See the shades here.... Read more

Google sends out invites to 9 October event, likely for Pixel 3
Google sends out invites to 9 October event, likely for Pixel 3 By Maggie Tillman

Google has officially invited the media to its next press event, likely for the upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL left in back of Lyft cab, driver takes pics before returning it
Google Pixel 3 XL left in back of Lyft cab, driver takes pics before returning it By Rik Henderson

Remember that time when an Apple employee accidentally left an iPhone 4G in a Cupertino bar? Well, eight years have passed and it seems Google has done... Read more

Google Pixel 3 phone leaks out with 2 XL design and no notch
Google Pixel 3 phone leaks out with 2 XL design and no notch By Maggie Tillman

The front of the phone looks like a Pixel 2 XL, with no notch, and it might have stereo front speakers, dual selfie cameras, and an all-glass rear.... Read more

Google might unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on 9 October
Google might unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on 9 October By Maggie Tillman

Interestingly, the date and location of this yet-to-be-confirmed event were briefly mentioned in an unrelated report about the next iPhones.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL shown off in new hands on pics
Google Pixel 3 XL shown off in new hands on pics By Cam Bunton

Google's upcoming big flagship has shown up again in some fresh hands-on pics.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video
Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video By Rik Henderson

Images and video of what looks like a full production model of the Google Pixel 3 XL have turned up online.... Read more

How to install Android Pie on your phone right now
How to install Android Pie on your phone right now By Dan Grabham

Android Pie is now available for Google Pixel users and will roll out to other phones in future.... Read more

Android Pie tips: How to activate and use the gesture navigation
Android Pie tips: How to activate and use the gesture navigation By Cam Bunton

Find out how to use the new gesture based navigation in Android 9 Pie... Read more

Android 9 Pie: Release date, features, and everything you need to know
Android 9 Pie: Release date, features, and everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

Google's next big update, Android Pie is rolling out now. Find out what's new.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 release date revealed in extraordinary leak
Google Pixel 3 release date revealed in extraordinary leak By Rik Henderson

It's no secret that Google will launch Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones in the coming months, but the exact release date has proved elusive. Until now.... Read more

Android P release date could have just been confirmed
Android P release date could have just been confirmed By Chris Hall

Android P could soon be named and released in the final version very soon. A reliable source has provided us a potential date.... Read more

Google declares its official stance on notches
Google declares its official stance on notches By Adrian Willings

Google has announced its guidelines on notches and just how many cutouts Android devices can include.... Read more

Pixel Stand: Google Assistant-enabled wireless charging stand for Pixel 3 leaks
Pixel Stand: Google Assistant-enabled wireless charging stand for Pixel 3 leaks By Chris Hall

The Google Pixel 3 could bring with it wireless charging, along with the Pixel Stand accessory, enabling Google Assistant when your phone is docked.... Read more

Leaked Google Pixel 3 XL in white looks mighty fine
Leaked Google Pixel 3 XL in white looks mighty fine By Dan Grabham

We know quite a bit about the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL that will probably appear in October. But here it is in white!... Read more

The EU just fined Google £3.9 billion. Why? And what does it mean?
The EU just fined Google £3.9 billion. Why? And what does it mean? By Dan Grabham

Here's the what, why and what it means for you and your Android phone.... Read more

Save up to £130 on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL from Carphone Warehouse
Save up to £130 on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL from Carphone Warehouse By Dan Grabham

Carphone Warehouse has some cracking deals on at the moment - but hurry; the offers only last until 11 July. If you want a SIM-free phone, you can save... Read more

Fresh renders confirm notch for Pixel 3 XL, chunky bezels for Pixel 3
Fresh renders confirm notch for Pixel 3 XL, chunky bezels for Pixel 3 By Max Langridge

Some new renders of Google's upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have appeared online, courtesy of usually reliable leaker @OnLeaks.  Google Pixel 3 and 3... Read more

When is Android Oreo coming to my phone?
When is Android Oreo coming to my phone? By Cam Bunton

Google releases a new version of Android each year. But when will Android Oreo arrive on your phone?... Read more

Google Pixel 3 all but confirmed to keep single lens camera
Google Pixel 3 all but confirmed to keep single lens camera By Max Langridge

Yet more evidence has surfaced suggesting Google’s next flagship will retain a single lens camera... Read more

Google to let Pixel owners toggle between dark or light launcher theme
Google to let Pixel owners toggle between dark or light launcher theme By Maggie Tillman

Google will soon let Pixel owners manually choose their Pixel launcher theme as either dark or light.When Google released the Pixel 2, it enabled an automatic... Read more

Google's AR Stickers come to first phone outside its own Pixel line
Google's AR Stickers come to first phone outside its own Pixel line By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who want to try Google's AR stickers but don't own a Pixel 2 are now in luck.Google offers AR sticker packs to all Pixel devices running Android... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL flaunts every angle in revealing prototype leak
Google Pixel 3 XL flaunts every angle in revealing prototype leak By Chris Hall

Google's next smartphone - the Pixel 3 - has surfaced online in a series of photos showing the phone from all sides. Originally shared with XDA Developers,... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL pictured with notch in new leaked images
Google Pixel 3 XL pictured with notch in new leaked images By Maggie Tillman

Want to see how the Pixel 3 XL will look?Google is quietly developing the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and as a result, leaks and rumours are beginning to surface.... Read more

Google to launch mid-range Pixel phone in 2019?
Google to launch mid-range Pixel phone in 2019? By Max Langridge

Google may add a mid-range Pixel smartphone to its roster sometime in 2019, according to Twitter tipster Roland Quandt, who has so often been a reliable... Read more

Top phone photography tips from the team responsible for the Google Pixel camera
Top phone photography tips from the team responsible for the Google Pixel camera By Chris Hall

When it comes to smartphones, all the talk is about cameras. No manufacturer is immune from talking-up the prowess of its phone camera, from Apple to ZTE,... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch
Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch By Maggie Tillman

Google is working on two new Pixel smartphones as well as an AI-infused upgrade to Android.According to Bloomberg, the larger Pixel will have a nearly... Read more

Google Pixel 3 renders and screens show notch just for 3 XL
Google Pixel 3 renders and screens show notch just for 3 XL By Max Langridge

A recent Android P beta was thought to have given away the design of the upcoming Google Pixel 3, showing slim bezels but no notch. Those images may in... Read more

Bezel-less and notch-free Google Pixel 3 leaked in Android P?
Bezel-less and notch-free Google Pixel 3 leaked in Android P? By Max Langridge

Google may have just leaked the design of the upcoming Pixel 3 smartphone within its latest Android P beta, and boy does it look gorgeous, not to mention... Read more

Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings
Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings By Dan Grabham

As well as announcing Android P will be with us in the Autumn, with a beta available now, Google also showcased some interesting new features at its Google... Read more

Android P might introduce gesture-controlled navigation
Android P might introduce gesture-controlled navigation By Max Langridge

We're not expecting Android P, Google's next iteration of its operating system, to be formally announced until 8 May at the company's I/O conference, but... Read more

Google might launch a budget Pixel 3 smartphone this summer
Google might launch a budget Pixel 3 smartphone this summer By Elyse Betters

Google is developing a new Pixel phone, but it isn't a premium device.According to The Economic Times, the new model will be a mid-range smartphone. The... Read more

Ikea’s augmented reality ‘try before you buy’ app comes to Android thanks to ARCore
Ikea’s augmented reality ‘try before you buy’ app comes to Android thanks to ARCore By Dan Grabham

Ikea’s augmented reality “try before you buy” app has just launched on Android. Ikea Place enables you to virtually try out furnishings from the... Read more

Android P is official: Google launches developer preview, reveals features
Android P is official: Google launches developer preview, reveals features By Elyse Betters

Google has announced that the next major version of its mobile operating system, Android P, is available for developers to try.That means, for the third... Read more

Android at MWC 2018: The pin badge festival is back
Android at MWC 2018: The pin badge festival is back By Chris Hall

For many, the annual "partner walk" from Android is one of the highlights of MWC. With so many partners at the show, Android provides a little fun relief... Read more

Google ARCore officially launches and these phones support it
Google ARCore officially launches and these phones support it By Elyse Betters

Google has announced a major development with ARCore.The company's augmented reality platform, which has been in testing and limited to a handful of devices... Read more

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