Pre-order Pixel 4a in more countries; LG Wing, Moto G9 Plus, /e/OS installer, and others in the news today

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Good news, Team Pixel! You can now pre-order the Pixel 4a in more countries around the world. Which countries have been added to the list?

  1. Australia ($599),
  2. France (€349),
  3. Germany (€340),
  4. Ireland (€382),
  5. Singapore ($499),
  6. Spain (€389),
  7. Taiwan ($11,990),
  8. UK(£349)

Of course, the United States and Canada were already on the list.

Pre-orders can be done from each country’s official Google Store website. It is one of the affordable smartphones with the best camera.

Pre-order pixel 4a
Google Pixel 4a is one of the affordable smartphones with the best camera

/e/OS installation gets easier, thanks to new easy installer for Windows

If you have been looking for an easy way to try out the /e/OS deGoogled experience, a new easy installer for Windows PCs and laptops sounds like what the doctor ordered.

It currently only supports a handful of Samsung and Fairphone models, meaning  those are the only phones you can use it to install the privacy-focused operating system on.

Read more about the /e/OS easy installer/e/OS easy installer.

Motorola launches Moto G9 Plus

Moto G9 Plus

Motorola has launched the Moto G9 Plus, a mid-range smartphone with a massive 6.8-inch display, 64MP quad cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery coupled with 30W fast charging.

It runs Android 10, uses a Snapdragon 765G processor and 4GB RAM, along with 128GB onboard storage.

Colour options are Rose Gold and Indigo Blue.

The Moto G9 Plus is immediately available in Brazil for R$2.499,10. Will it show up in other countries? We have to wait and see.

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro smartwatch and Huawei FreeBuds Pro are official

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro smartwatch and Huawei FreeBuds Pro earbuds

In other news, Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro smartwatch and Huawei FreeBuds Pro Bluetooth earbuds are now both official. Price and availability are yet to be announced though, so you have to sit this out till then.

LG’s weird T-shaped smartphone

LG Wing

It has been years since we saw really bizzare smartphone designs similar to the ones Nokia used to treat us to, but it appears those days are over.

LG has stepped up with the first experiment in its Explorer programme, and it is as weird as can be. A smartphone with two screens – one laid on top of the other and able to swing to form a cross.

Here’s a brief video showing how it works:

What do you think? We expect to hear more about this interesting smartphone before its official announcement on October 2020. It is likely to be pricey too; smartphone displays are expensive and having two is just begging for it.

But there is no doubt about it: LG Wing is likely to win the 2020 smartphone Nobel prize for weirdness. The year 2020 keeps doing the most.

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