The latter is likely in reference to the launch of custom Google chips, codenamed Whitechapel. This is not the first time the Google CEO teased these “deeper investments in hardware.” The last mention came in October of 2020 and how he was excited about the 2021 product roadmap for finally showcasing that work. Meanwhile, Material You will first debut on Pixel phones running Android 12. While some aspects are already live in the betas, others — like widgets and first-party apps — are not yet available.
Sundar Pichai spoke more about Google’s consumer hardware plans than usual during Alphabet’s Q2 2021 conference call. The CEO revealed the incoming Pixel lineup for the autumn, as well as certain highlights and the company’s long-term plan. Pichai began by summarising what Google unveiled at I/O 2021 in May. He discussed Android 12 features like as customization and privacy, in addition to MUM and other AI breakthroughs. Google’s autumn hardware will “showcase” Android 12 and “deep technical investments,” according to the company.
Sundar then continued about how “Pixel remains at the heart of that long-term strategy” to “push boundaries.” He ended by mentioning the new Google Store and a tease about new products coming soon.I’m proud of how the team continues to deliver the best of Google through our family of helpful devices, including Nest and Fitbit. You can see all of these devices at our first retail store in New York City, and l’m looking forward to seeing some new ones there soon. reated, and sold by Google. It runs stock Android and is one of the first phones to receive firmware updates