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Scenes from Google's Pixel 3 event

After a series of leaks about the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate and more, Google's finally set to unveil its next slate of hardware.

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Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3 XL has the notch at the top of the phone on the left, but the regular Pixel 3 does not.

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Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Here are the two phones side by side.

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The Pixel 3 phone available colors

"Not pink" is on the left, "just black" in the middle and "clearly white" on the right.

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Pixel 3 phones and the Pixel Stand

Some of the phones in the demo room already had cases, and you can see the Pixel Stand in the middle.

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Pixel 3 in the Pixel Stand

Here's a look at the Stand by itself and with the Pixel 3 as it would look if you were charging it up.

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Google Pixel 3

Taking a closer look at the camera and controls.

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Google Pixel 3

Taking a closer look at the USB-C port and the SIM card.

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Google Pixel 3

Right-side buttons on the Pixel 3.

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Google Pixel 3

Close-up of the camera lens, light sensor and flash.

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Google Pixel 3 next to the 3 XL

Both in the "not pink" color variation.

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Google Pixel 3 and iPhone XS

No notch on the Google Pixel 3, while there is on the iPhone XS. The Google Pixel 3 XL has a notch, however.

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Google Pixel and iPhone XS

The back view of both phones for comparison.

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Google Pixel Slate

A shot of the Google Pixel Slate from the demo room.

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Google Pixel Slate with stylus

Here we have the Google Pixel Slate that can be used with a stylus for drawing directly onscreen.

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Google Pixel Slate with stand

The Pixel Slate can be folded into position easily.

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Google Pixel Slate now portable

The Google Pixel Slate collapsed and ready to move.

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Google Pixel Slate keyboard

Here's a closer look at the keyboard and touchpad.

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Power button detail

You'll find the power button at the top left edge.

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Google Home Hub

You can control the various electronics in your home from a central place with the new Google Home Hub. 

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Google Home Hub in the kitchen

With a connected Google Home Hub you can quickly bring up recipes to help out with daily meals.

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Google Home Hub colors

The Google Home Hub comes in four colors: charcoal (black), mint, chalk (gray) and pink.

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Google Home Hub side view

The Google Home Hub doesn't take up much shelf space.

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Google Home Hub base in pink

You get a better idea of the size of the Home Hub in this shot.

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Google Home Hub power

The power cord plugs into the back.

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Most of the hardware announced today

Here you can see the Google Home Hub, the Pixel Slate and the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones. The Pixel Stand is not pictured, but is earlier in this gallery.

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Google Pixel event photos

The CNET gang is here in New York to cover the Google Pixel 3 event live.

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SVP of hardware, Rick Osterloh

SVP of hardware Rick Osterloh took the stage first to talk about how we use tech throughout our day and how Google is helping to make that easier.

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Pixel 3

Google announced three new pieces of hardware right off the bat, starting with the Pixel 3.

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Pixel Slate

Google announced its latest laptop, called the Pixel Slate.

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Google Home Hub

For the smart home, the company announced the Google Home Hub with its own screen.

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All the hardware in one shot

The hardware rose up out in the audience and everyone scrambled to take the first pictures of the Google Pixel 3, the Pixel 3 XL, the Slate and the Google Home Hub.

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Google Home Hub

Vice President of Product Management Diya Jolly came onstage to talk about the Google Home Hub.

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Google Home Hub cost

The smart home portion of Google's announcements today, the Google Home Hub, is available for preorder today for $149.

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Pixel Slate takes center stage

Director of Product Management Trond Wuellner came onstage to talk about the Pixel Slate.

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Pixel Slate basic specs

Wuellner talked about the resolution of the display, the dual front-firing speakers and search functions that help get you where you want to go while you work.

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Pixel Slate keyboard

Wuellner also showed off the tactile Slate Keyboard and touchpad for the Pixel Slate.

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Pixel Slate cost

The Pixel Slate goes for $599 the Slate Keyboard for $199 and the Pixelbook Pet for $99.

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Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Liza Ma and Brian Rakowski came on stage to talk about the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

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Pixel 3 colors

The new Pixel phone will come in three colors: just black, clearly white, and not pink (it's totally pink).

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Group Selfie Cam

One of the new features for the Pixel 3 camera is the Group Selfie Cam. It uses a second lens to let you zoom out and capture more of the scene.

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Playground mode more interactive

Sticker characters now interact more with what you're doing in the shot.

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Childish Gambino sticker?

As part of the playground AR stickers, there's a new Childish Gambino sticker you can add to your scenes.

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Charging Pixel Stand

Google says the new Pixel Stand charges faster and turns your Pixel into a helpful component of your smart home similar to the Google Home Hub experience.

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Pixel 3 and Pixel stand cost

You can preorder both the Google Pixel 3 for $799 and the Google Pixel Stand for $79 now.

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