Google had the potential opportunity to make a historic moment for Pixel 9, but it’s too late

The curious case of Google Pixel 9's absence on Pi Day — read between the lines.

Jeeva Shanmugam
By Jeeva Shanmugam
3 Min Read
Highlights
  • Google I/O 2024 skips Pixel 9 teaser on Pi Day, leaving fans disappointed.
  • Pixel 9's absence on Pi Day sparks speculation about Google's strategy.
  • Tech community eagerly awaits Pixel 9 details amidst secrecy from Google.

Google I/O 2024, the highly anticipated annual developer conference, will officially kick off on May 14. Tech enthusiasts had been waiting impatiently for a possible teaser for the Pixel 9 smartphone in conjunction with the event, but in vain, as March 14th—Pi Day—passed without a major announcement.

How did Google Pixel 9 miss an opportunity?

Google has always celebrated Pi Day, which is known for its mathematical significance because its date (3/14) is similar to the value of pi (3.14), in an inventive way that frequently involves its Pixel lineup.

Though Google did participate in the day’s theme this year by using various Pixel models to visually represent the first eight digits of pi (3.1415926) across its social media platforms, the lack of an upcoming Pixel teaser caused disappointment among enthusiasts.

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As an homage to Pi Day, Google displayed an inverted Pixel 6, taking up the space typically occupied by a new model release, rather than the much-anticipated upcoming Pixel. Fans speculated that Google might be purposefully hiding information about its upcoming flagship device to maintain a sense of mystery and build anticipation in response to this break from tradition.

Even though there hasn’t been a Pi Day-themed next-gen Pixel reveal, leaks, and rumors are still able to shed light on possible features and design elements. Although there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, there is a lot of conjecture that the next-gen Pixel will follow the company’s usual October release schedule.

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One of the anticipated highlights of the upcoming May 14th Google I/O 2024 event is the expected release of the Pixel 8a, a more affordable Pixel model. But the fact that there was no Pixel 9 teaser on Pi Day highlights Google’s deliberate strategy of keeping the public guessing about its big releases.

Despite the continued secrecy surrounding the upcoming Pixel, the tech community is still on the lookout for any new information and is excitedly awaiting formal announcements from Google regarding their much-awaited flagship smartphone.

SOURCES:9to5Google
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Highlights
  • Google I/O 2024 skips Pixel 9 teaser on Pi Day, leaving fans disappointed.
  • Pixel 9's absence on Pi Day sparks speculation about Google's strategy.
  • Tech community eagerly awaits Pixel 9 details amidst secrecy from Google.

Google I/O 2024, the highly anticipated annual developer conference, will officially kick off on May 14. Tech enthusiasts had been waiting impatiently for a possible teaser for the Pixel 9 smartphone in conjunction with the event, but in vain, as March 14th—Pi Day—passed without a major announcement.

How did Google Pixel 9 miss an opportunity?

Google has always celebrated Pi Day, which is known for its mathematical significance because its date (3/14) is similar to the value of pi (3.14), in an inventive way that frequently involves its Pixel lineup.

Though Google did participate in the day’s theme this year by using various Pixel models to visually represent the first eight digits of pi (3.1415926) across its social media platforms, the lack of an upcoming Pixel teaser caused disappointment among enthusiasts.

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Image Credits: Google

As an homage to Pi Day, Google displayed an inverted Pixel 6, taking up the space typically occupied by a new model release, rather than the much-anticipated upcoming Pixel. Fans speculated that Google might be purposefully hiding information about its upcoming flagship device to maintain a sense of mystery and build anticipation in response to this break from tradition.

Even though there hasn’t been a Pi Day-themed next-gen Pixel reveal, leaks, and rumors are still able to shed light on possible features and design elements. Although there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, there is a lot of conjecture that the next-gen Pixel will follow the company’s usual October release schedule.

- Advertisement -

One of the anticipated highlights of the upcoming May 14th Google I/O 2024 event is the expected release of the Pixel 8a, a more affordable Pixel model. But the fact that there was no Pixel 9 teaser on Pi Day highlights Google’s deliberate strategy of keeping the public guessing about its big releases.

Despite the continued secrecy surrounding the upcoming Pixel, the tech community is still on the lookout for any new information and is excitedly awaiting formal announcements from Google regarding their much-awaited flagship smartphone.

SOURCES:9to5Google
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