People want more. All of the music, means tech needs to be smart.
AI is at the center of this next experience.
Simple, smart, and fast. This allows Google to be helpful everywhere. Building hardware with Assistant at its core.
This is a showcase of the best Google has to offer, and we're in it for the long run.
That name might sound familiar. For us it means designed and built by Google
Rear glass gives character, with a subtle wedge from top to bottom. No camera bump!
Google designed everything in the phone, which is a big change from other Nexus devices.
Google Assistant is built in
Camera experience is unique, storage will be different, Allo and Duo baked in
Brian Rakowski is now on stage
Demo time, new icons and a new launcher
Touch and hold the home button at any time launches Assistant. You can also use a hotword
Voice commands are pulling from all of Google's knowledge graph. Results that launch other apps do so based on your favorites
Sending text messages through Assistant ties into other apps as well
Assistant will work Now on Tap style as well and pull things from what's on the screen
This looks fantastic — a natural evolution to Google Now and Now on Tap.
Follow up queries will apply information from previous posts
Assistant being baked into your phone helps quite a bit, even with the camera
DxoMark rates this camera at 89, the highest ever rated
Lots of optimization, f2.0 with Big pixels and new software
Smart burst with Google choosing the best photo, and HDR+ has been improved
Damn, no more shutter lag on HDR+. THAT IS HUGE
HDR+ is on by default because there's no shutter lag. Action shots in HDR+
Video stabilization is a big feature as well, compensating in real time
Google Photos is installed and the default. Free unlimited full resolution photos and 4K video backups!
Now we get a video showing off the camera