Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Launch Reportedly Set for October 4

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Launch Reportedly Set for October 4

Google Pixel 3 release date revealed in extraordinary leak

Best of all, if you don't want to wait for the update to reach your phone via an over-the-air update, you can download the factory images from Google right now. There's a new Do Not Disturb and a feature called Wind Down that'll combine Night Light and Do Not Disturb and also fade your screen to grayscale, all to help you get to sleep at night.

Hot on the heels of Google's Android Pie announcement, Essential confirmed that it's now updating the Essential Phone to Android 9.0 Pie. In any case, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL had surfaced in a number of images thus far, while some additional info also popped up, so we pretty much know what to expect out of the two phones.

For those who want Android Pie and want it now, Google has published the final version of Android 9 for Pixels on its Developers site, allowing you to sideload manually on your phone.

Google's Pixel devices are perhaps the ideal iPhone alternative for Android fans. Be sure to check back for our full impressions of Android 9 Pie later this week.

As a refresher, there are a lot of new features included in Android 9.0 Pie.

Another new feature is Adaptive Brightness, which learns "how you like to set the brightness in different settings, and does it for you".

Overview Selection: Long-press to select text or image in Overview mode and see actions based on what you've selected (for example, an option to route to an address with Google Maps or share for an image).

So, for instance, if a user starts typing the name of certain taxi apps it will also show prices for a ride home in the search results screen.

And one of the bigger updates is that the company is working to make it easier to navigate the operating system with a single "home" button that supports gestures.

'For this campaign, Google is looking for Canadian creators whoa re not now Google Pixel users but are willing to switch to the Pixel 3, ' the advert states. Sadly, Google says Digital Wellbeing won't be available as part of today's release and will be rolled later during this fall. The digital wellness features are all still in beta, and won't be included when you get the update.

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