Google makes use of ‘dead’ Nexus Twitter account to poke exciting at Apple

Every year Apple launches a new iPhone model, a plethora of memes, reactions, tease flood social media. This year was no various as the Cupertino-based tech giant dropped the new iPhone 13 series.

What made the iPhone 13 series launch a bit more specific was the ‘secret’ message from Apple’s close rival Google.

The tech giant tweeted about the Pixel 6 — its upcoming flagship smartphone — from the ‘almost dead’ Nexus account. According to a 9to5Google report, quickly following Apple launched the iPhone 13 on September 14, Google sent a tweet from @googlenexus, just saying “I’d wait for #Pixel6.”

The last tweet Google had sent out from the account was on October 16, 2017, about upgrading to Pixel 2. However, Google kept replying to buyer assistance mentions from the account till July 14, 2019. The verified account was then made private later in 2019, the 9to5Google report added. The account’s banner image directs customers to the new @madebygoogle manage.

Google will launch the Pixel 6 later this year, reports mentioned. It will take on the iPhone 13 in the flagship smartphone market place. The Alphabet-owned business lately released a teaser for the Pixel 6 with a ‘For All You Are’ tagline.

The series will contain two models — Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Both will have a punch-hole design and style, an in-show fingerprint sensor, and a dual-tone rear panel. The reduced-finish model will have a 4,614mAh battery, whilst the Pro model will be powered by a 5,000mAh battery. The 5G smartphones will assistance 33W quickly-charging and Wi-Fi 6 and have Android 12 out of the box.

While Google is but to confirm the Pixel 6’s launch date, clock widgets in the teaser recommend the date to be October 19, the 9to5Google report mentioned. The business has so far only mentioned the phones would arrive “later this fall”. Reports also recommend that the phones can be bought from October 28.

Originally appeared on: TheSpuzz