Google kicked off its annual I/O Developer Conference today at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif., where it unveiled a wide range of new Pixel devices that will launch this summer and beyond. Ahead, we’ve summarized five highlights from the keynote to give Apple users a quick overview of the announcements.

Key takeaways from the Google I/O keynote:

  1. Google has provided a preview of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro coming this fall. The smartphones will feature a slight redesign with the camera bar gaining an aluminum finish, and both devices will be powered by Google’s next-gen Tensor chip. The standard Pixel 7 will have a dual camera setup, while the Pixel 7 Pro will have a triple camera array. The devices will ship with Android 13.
  2. Google also previewed the Pixel Watch, the first smartwatch it built from scratch. Launching this fall, the Pixel Watch will feature a circular domed design with a tactile crown, side button, and customizable bands. The watch will be powered by an “enhanced” Wear OS interface with “smoother” navigation, smart notifications, built-in Fitbit functionality for fitness tracking, Apple Pay-like tap-to-pay functionality, and more Again. Pixel Watch will require a smartphone running Android 8.0 or later, which makes it incompatible with the iPhone.
  3. Google unveiled the Pixel 6a, a new mid-range smartphone priced at $449, which puts it between the iPhone SE and the iPhone 11. The Pixel 6a has the same Google Tensor chip and a similar design to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
  4. Pixel Buds Pro are Google’s new premium wireless headphones with features similar to AirPods Pro, including active noise cancellation, a Transparency mode that lets in ambient noise, hands-free voice control “Hey Google “, automatic switching between previously paired Bluetooth devices, integration with Google’s Find My Device app, and spatial audio support starting later this year. Pricing is set at $199, compared to $249 for the AirPods Pro.
  5. Android tablets have failed to gain popularity over iPads, but Google plans to re-enter the tablet market with the Pixel Tablet, coming in 2023. The tablet will be powered by a Tensor chip.

A replay of the Google I/O keynote is available on YouTube.

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