Google smartphone launch
GOOGLE has sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software.
Emailed invitations revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco.
Google fired off a Twitter message with hashtag #madebygoogle and a video of a long rectangular search term box morphing into a silhouette of a smartphone.
Industry trackers have been expecting Google to show off its own smartphone in October, showcasing the prowess of its new Nougat version of Android software.
An enticing Google smartphone could be a contender for buyers during the prime year-end holiday shopping season.