After months of uncertainty, Google has postponed the long-awaited Google Pixel 4a: launch date on Monday, August 3.
The date was hidden by a simple puzzle on a new page in the Google Store: tapping six color blocks to match in the official Google logo (blue, red, yellow, blue, green, red) and to reveal what they Let’s flip the words: “Google is waiting for you phone right now” with an August 3 date.
The ‘wait’ reference may be a blow to the phone’s delayed release: we previously expected Google 4 to be announced the Pixel 4A after its 2020 cancellation, and then heard rumors of makeup launch dates that came. And went away. But this is the first time we’ve seen an official reference to a release date, and we’re making sure it’s for the Pixel 4a (rather than the Google Pixel 5, which is expected later in the year).
There is also other text on the page, however, with its initial word – ‘loram ipsum doral sit amet’ being the first set of rubbish Latin text used as place-filler – you should tip that this is straightforward with translation. Not all beautiful details. Instead, you have to choose the wording differently, as faux-Latin phrases such as’ videos chatam, ” lolitena capturum, ” blurute bokehous, ” megapixel, ” and ‘long-lasting batterum’ are scattered all over the world.
A tradition of jokes and puzzles
Thankfully the August 3 date was not too difficult, but Google has a history of laying out puzzles and breadcrumbs for its eager fans to follow. While most of these are tees, like Entry A large number ‘3’ to hint at the then upcoming Pixel 3, has far more complex mysteries for the curious, such as The signal Google IO returned in January for the first details (sadly canceled) of 2020.
It is helpful to consider precedent here and look around for other hints that might leave tech giants – such as on headers MadeByGoogle Twitter account, which has a specific circle in its corner that may suggest a punch-hole camera, as seen The ledge. Even though Pixel 4a is late for its own party, Google still seems in good humor to take us around a scavenger hunt for the Pixel 4a hint.