Google accidently confirms the existence of Pixel 3 - KNine Vox
April 7, 2018 Technology

Google accidently confirms the existence of Pixel 3

Rumors have been spreading about the new Pixel phone that is going to be released this year. But google accidentally confirmed the Pixel 3 smartphone. Still, there are no details about the smartphone, not even the design or features.

In a commit message on the Android Open Source Project, it read “This change added the config because the HAL V_1_2 only supports Pixel 3, and the new Auto Selection Network UI is based on HAL V_1_2. So we set the flag to decide which Auto Selection Network UI should be used based in the device type”, the commit is called “Cherrypick”.

This was first spotted by XDA-Developers, Mashable posts that ‘HAL’ is ‘Hardware Abstraction Layer’, which is a software that connects a phone hardware to Android Operating System. This particular HAL is meant for radio connectivity.

There are yet no details about the device, but with these details, we can be confirmed that there is going to be a Pixel 3 smartphone. According to some reports that Pixel 3 can be released in November this year.

Along with that, there has been news circulating that Google will be releasing a mid-range Pixel device this summer, but this device isn’t going to be Pixel 3.

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