Google confirms Pixel launch date

Google has teased their launch of the next Pixel phone rumoured to be the Pixel 4a, The made by Google Facebook and Twitter accounts swapped out their header images for a mysterious block of text with words blocked out and a tell-tale hole punch in the upper corner in line with the Pixel’s camera design.

The Twitter account’s bio links out to a Google landing page with similarly blocked-out text, a paragraph of ‘lorem ipsum’ placeholder text, and a rectangular placeholder where the image of a phone should be.

Notable Apple Leaker Jon Prosser has also had his finger on the pulse of the launch of the new Pixel phone and tweeted on July 27th that the Pixel 4a was set for August 3rd 2020 and that Review units had been sent out and Embargoes set. The Pixel 4a is rumoured to be a cheaper version of the Pixel 4 to take on Apple’s iPhone SE 2020 model which is currently priced at £399.