Google I/O 2024 will be held on May 14; Android 15, Pixel 8a and more might get announced


Google’s highly anticipated annual developer conference, Google I/O, returns on May 14th, 2024. Following an engaging community puzzle challenge, the tech giant has officially announced the dates. The event returns to its traditional home at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, while offering online attendance options for global audiences.

Keynotes and Sessions

Google I/O 2024 will kick off with a main keynote hosted by CEO Sundar Pichai, with a developer-focused keynote expected to follow. The event promises on-demand technical sessions for developers, with a second day of live programming on May 15th for in-person attendees. While the full agenda is yet to be revealed, online registrations are now open at no cost.

Anticipated Announcements

Speculation is rife about what Google has in store for I/O 2024. Here’s what we’re excited about:

  • Android 15: Google is likely to delve deep into its upcoming Android 15 mobile operating system , showcasing new features and improvements.
  • Pixel 8a: The highly-anticipated mid-range Pixel 8a is expected to launch officially, bringing Google’s excellent photography and pure Android experience to a wider audience.
  • AI Advancements Expect a heavy emphasis on the latest advancements in Google’s AI research, potentially including new integrations across products and services.
  • Pixel 9 Teasers While a full reveal is unlikely, Google might provide early hints and teasers about the flagship Pixel 9 series, slated for a fall 2024 release.
  • Surprises Google I/O often surprises us with unexpected announcements, like potential new hardware, Android XR initiatives, or updates to popular services like Google Maps or Google Search.

For last year’s event, Google launched the Pixel 7a along with other important AI updates. We might get to see the launch of Pixel 8a along with new Gemini updates this year, if a similar trend is followed.

How to Follow

Google I/O 2024 promises to be a major event for tech enthusiasts and developers. Keep an eye on the official Google I/O website for schedule updates and registration details. Expect extensive coverage across major tech news outlets as the event approaches.

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