SAN FRANCISCO: Tech giant Google is said to be working on a new Pixel mini smartphone that might come with a small screen.
According to GizmoChina, the leaker said this device is codenamed 'neila'. It features a centered punch-hole display and the visor-like rear design found on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 family of handsets.
Unfortunately, it is unknown whether the smartphone is part of the Pixel 7 series. Therefore, it may or may not be called the Pixel 7 Mini.
As per the report, upcoming Google products are generally spotted in the codebase. In the case of the Pixel Mini, it is yet to be found inside the software.
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Meanwhile, Google is all set to announce new Pixel 7 smartphones with the second-generation chip as well as the Pixel Watch on October 6.
Called 'Made by Google,' the hardware launch event will see new devices, as shown by the company at its I/O developer conference earlier this year.
Google has confirmed Pixel 7 series will run on a second-generation aTensor G2' chip.
The Tensor chip was built in partnership with Samsung, enhancing Exynos-like processors with Google's machine learning prowess.