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By the end of 2025, Google wants its Pixel lineup to resemble Apple’s iPhone lineup

Earlier this week, details about Google’s hardware branch and its expected development over the next two years surfaced online.One thing that was made very apparent in the strategy was that by 2025, Google intends to have its Pixel range match up in every way to Apple’s iPhone lineup.

Generally speaking, Google’s portfolio in 2023 will be similar to that of 2022. The Pixel 7a, or Lynx in internal development, is the more affordable variant of the Pixel 7 series.

The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, formerly known as Shiba and Husky, will represent Google’s flagship lineup. The Pixel Fold, Google’s much-anticipated foldable smartphone, will also likely make an appearance. There’s also a good chance that Google’s Pixel Tablet, along with a pro version, will make a comeback.

The Pixel 8 “will feature a smaller display and overall smaller form factor,” as reported by Android Authority, but the Pixel 8 Pro will stay unchanged.

In 2019, we should expect to see Google try new things. Following a proposed price increase of$50, Google’s Pixel 8a would cost $499. It’s better to conceive of it as a goal rather than a commitment, given how much the environment may change between now and then. The success of the Pixel 7a will also determine if Google uses the same moniker for its next budget smartphone, the Pixel 8a.

There will also be a Pixel 9 and two Pixel 9 Pros: one with a 6.3-inch display and the other with a 6.7-inch display, in addition to the Pixel 8a. The Pixel XL concept, in which Google released two flagship products with identical features and performance but different screen sizes, will be revived. All other features of the Pixel 9 Pros should be same. The Pixel Fold’s second version is also expected to debut this year.

Even if Google may be cautious on a follow-up to the 2023 Pixel Fold, this roadmap leak makes a flip-style smartphone, like the Galaxy Z Flip, seem more likely. As a result, Google is thinking of taking a different approach by just releasing a smaller and larger version of the Pixel 10 to mimic the 10 Pro series. This would be fully compatible with the iPhone14, iPhone 14 Plus (which supposedly isn’t selling that well), iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max.