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- 9to5Google discovered new references to the 2020 Pixel lineup within the Google Search app.
- The code suggests the corporate received’t launch an XL variant of the Pixel 5.
- Instead, we’ll get a 5G mannequin of the upcoming Pixel 4a.
It’s trying much less possible Google will launch an XL variant of its new flagship telephone this 12 months. Digging via the code of the most recent beta model of the Google Search app, 9to5Google discovered new references to the corporate’s upcoming 2020 Pixel lineup.
For the previous couple of months, 9to5 had been monitoring two codenames: Redfin and Bramble. The website assumed the latter was Google’s inner designation for the Google Pixel 5 XL. However, a brand new string of code within the Search app associates Bramble with a telephone referred to as the “Pixel 4a (5G).” See the screenshot under:
Before at present, there have been reviews that Bramble would function a Snapdragon 765 processor. We have additionally seen rumors that Google doesn’t plan to make use of Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 865 within the Pixel 5. This mixture of proof suggests the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 will each function the identical processor: the Snapdragon 765G. They might also launch on the identical time later this 12 months.
An important piece of context right here is that we anticipate the long-overdue Pixel 4a to function a Snapdragon 730 processor. So it appears possible Google will launch three telephones this 12 months: the mid-range 4a, the 5G-capable 4a 5G, and the flagship Pixel 5.
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