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Google I/O 2024 dates introduced — here is what to anticipate


Google has despatched out invitations for Google I/O 2024, the newest iteration of its annual developer convention in Mountain View, California. Mark your calendar: Could 14 is after I/O 2024 kicks off.

Whereas the two-day occasion is particularly for Google builders to community and study, there’s all the time at the very least one important keynote presentation that reveals new Google {hardware} and software program. That is why the occasion is livestreamed, and watching Google I/O 2024 reside may very well be particularly thrilling as a result of this can be the primary time we’re formally launched to Android 15. The Android 15 developer preview launched final month, so it appears probably Google’s cooking up a sizzle reel to showcase the following model of Android onstage throughout the I/O keynote.

Google I/O 2024 graphic

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That showcase would really feel a bit anemic with out some new {hardware} to go along with new Android, so we anticipate to see some recent Google units unveiled throughout I/O 2024. We put sturdy odds on the debut of a Pixel 8a to succeed the inexpensive Pixel 7a, since we have already seen renders of a Pixel 8a design in addition to retail packaging.

That is additionally a handy occasion for Google to speak up its AI choices, as a Pixel 8a would nearly actually include the identical Tensor G3 chip which powers the Google Pixel 8. All the pieces from the software program keyboard to the online browser to name screening has further AI options pushed by the G3 chip, so we anticipate to see Google discuss up at the very least just a few new AI improvements at I/O 2024.

Google Pixel Fold half-folded in hand

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These of us with a penchant for extra eccentric tech are weighing the chances we see a brand new Google foldable unveiled at this yr’s present. The unique Pixel Fold was introduced at Google I/O 2023, and in the event you learn our Google Pixel Fold assessment you may see that whereas it is likely one of the greatest foldable telephones round proper now, there are some things (like these thick bezels) that might undoubtedly be improved upon in a Pixel Fold 2. We’re listening to that the Pixel Fold 2 might have one of many largest shows ever on a foldable at over 8 inches. 


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