May 21, 2024

Mere hours in the past some CAD-based renders of the upcoming Google Pixel 9 Professional had been outed, and now it’s time for its smaller and extra reasonably priced sibling to get the very same remedy. Women and gents, meet the Google Pixel 9.

Proper off the bat, one factor clearly stands out. Not like the Pixel 8, the Pixel 9 has three cameras on the rear, certainly one of which clearly has a periscope zoom lens. It is a enormous replace for the ‘vanilla’ Pixel line, and one which brings it rather more in tune with the Professional, spec-wise.

Shifting on, the opposite apparent factor is that Google has additionally been infested by the ‘flat sides’ illness began by Apple some time in the past. Gone is the curved body of the Pixel 8, in is the iPhone-like flatness. We don’t particularly thoughts if a body is flat or not, however we do really feel the necessity to level out that each firm doing the identical factor is simply… boring and repetitive?

Google Pixel 9 leaks in renders showing three rear cameras, flat sides

Anyway, the digicam island is totally different too. It’s not spilling into the body. Now all the island is oval-shaped (within the Pixel 8 solely the bit truly housing the cameras was oval), and it nonetheless takes up nearly all the width of the telephone. It simply doesn’t finish within the body, it now ends close to it. It additionally appears to be made out of steel as earlier than. Whereas it’s not equivalent to what we’ve seen in earlier Pixels, this clearly nonetheless makes the telephone recognizable as a Pixel.

Google Pixel 9 leaks in renders showing three rear cameras, flat sides

Over on the entrance, you’ll be able to see the body as a consequence of its flatness. The display screen bezels appear to be completely symmetrical which could be very welcome, and within the prime center part of the display screen there’s a single hole-punch cutout for the selfie digicam.

Google Pixel 9 leaks in renders showing three rear cameras, flat sides

In response to the supply of those renders, the Pixel 9 will measure 152.8 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm (whereas the digicam bump will take the thickness to 12 mm). That makes it marginally taller, wider, and slimmer than its predecessor. It’s anticipated to sport a 6.1-inch display screen, which is smaller than the Pixel 8’s however might need a barely totally different side ratio.

No different particulars concerning the Pixel 9 are recognized but, however that’s not an enormous downside contemplating it’s solely anticipated to grow to be official in about eight months. Certainly by then we’ll have been drowning in leaks for some time, because it at all times occurs with Pixels. Keep tuned and we’ll let once we discover out extra.