What you need to know

  • A new video shows white and black variants of the Pixel 4 XL.
  • The phone lines up with Google's official render, featuring a glass back and large camera housing.
  • In the video, we get a glimpse at an updated UI for the camera app.

Google's taken an interesting approach to the Pixel 4 this year by sharing an official render of the device and then releasing a teaser video to highlight a couple of its biggest features. Even so, that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from working in full force.

On September 5, a hands-on video was published to YouTube showcasing what's supposedly the Pixel 4 XL in a black and never-before-seen white color.

The phone in the video lines up with Google's official render, featuring a glass back, large camera housing with three rear cameras, and no notch or hole-punch cutout on the display.

Best VPN providers 2020: Learn about ExpressVPN, NordVPN & more

If you watch the video closely, you'll see a slightly modified UI for the Google Camera app, along with a new app icon in the app drawer with a waveform design (maybe a radio app of some kind?). The phone also looks to be running Android 10, as evident by the small navigation bar at the bottom.

We're expecting Google to hold a press event to announce the Pixel 4 and 4 XL in early October, meaning we should only have about a month to go before all is revealed.

Google Pixel 4: News, Leaks, Release Date, Specs, and Rumors!

Have you listened to this week's Android Central Podcast?

Android Central

Every week, the Android Central Podcast brings you the latest tech news, analysis and hot takes, with familiar co-hosts and special guests.

  • Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio
  • Subscribe in Spotify: Audio
  • Subscribe in iTunes: Audio

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.