Google will make the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL official in less a week, and there are still some who believe that a third model’s joining them. Where did that idea come from? Since it’s so ridiculous, we’re not going to drop names. Just know that a small, but very vocal group, decided that, based on nothing substantial, Google has a top-secret plan.
There won’t be a ‘Pixel Ultra’ introduced, plain and simple. If you’re interested in knowing why the notch-free alternative doesn’t exist, we recommend these breakdowns from Android Police and 9to5Google. Both media outlets debunk the conspiracy at length.
In the event there isn’t a third model, the conspiracy theorists think the Pixel 3 XL will arrive without a notch at the top of its display. That’s odd because, well, literally every leak tells us Google’s using a notch. It’s all made up for attention or these people have been severely misled.
Now, let’s get back to reality. Google posted a teaser for its flagship duo that, while not taking on the conspiracy directly, pokes fun at it in the opposite direction.
The photo, which landed on Instagram this week, shows a lineup of several Pixel phones in varying sizes. There’s one normal size, but the other three are pretty small. Google wants to know what measurements a miniature Pixel should have. Of course, the Mountain View-based company won’t be releasing it. That’s the point.
Here’s what the caption reads:
“We’ve heard rumors of a mini Pixel. Which begs the question how ‘mini’ is too mini? We have a feeling the next one will be bigger than this.”
It’s a good, light-hearted jab at the false narrative pushing for a third model. Leading up to the global launch, we’ve only seen substantial evidence of two models. Yet there are YouTube personalities making claims that are too vague to take seriously and thus obviously false. Needless to say, you should block out the noise and trust well-known, reliable insiders.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Get cozy with the best throw pillows
Throw pillows are a fabulous way to refresh a room's decor without breaking the bank. They can add a splash of color, or a touch of designer chic to a shabby couch, or be used to make your bed look more inviting. If you're looking to invest in some new cushions, we've found 12 desirable designs to suit all types of decor.