If history has taught us anything, it’s that Google will probably launch a new set of flagship smartphones sometime around October… although we may see the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL much sooner than that.

While we still don’t know very much about what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like, the folks at 9to5Google have spotted some pretty strong evidence in Android code commits suggesting that they’ll be code-named “Coral” and “Flame,” respectively.

Thanks to previous leaks for a device called Google Coral, it seems likely that at least one phone will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB of RAM.

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There are also mentions of something called “Needlefish,” although it’s unclear exactly what that device will be called if and when it comes to market.

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2 replies on “Lilbits 359: Google Pixel 4 “Coral” and “Flame” smartphones coming this year?”

  1. I’m guessing they will look like every other smartphone on the market… which is to say, exactly the same.

    I wish there could be a high quality compact phone that is easy to fit into a pocket, and maybe shaped better for using as a phone. Basically a modern android flip phone would be perfect.

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