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Google is interestingly finished promoting its flagship smartphones from 2016. The Pixel and Pixel XL have each been removed from the Google store and the task Fi keep, suggesting the stock is all dried up and no more should be made.
Google’s present flagships, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, launched in October 2017, but the historical Pixel phones stayed on the keep and obtained coupon codes of $ eighty to $ one hundred. For a time, it gave the impression of Google desired to employ an Apple-like pricing lineup, with flagship phones moving to a lessen tier and getting a discount. Even with the Pixel 2’s free up, although, the Pixel 1’s perennial inventory issues remained, and the telephones had been by no means quite simply attainable in Google’s keep.
Google’s stock complications, minuscule distribution network, and large cost increase over the Nexus instruments ended in the enterprise simplest selling three.9 million telephones in 2017, in line with the IDC. Google’s distribution hasn’t gotten a good deal wider with the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, however stock on the Google keep has been an awful lot superior. If rumors of a cheaper, mid-latitude Pixel mobile come proper, Google might circulation a lot more gadgets.
if you nonetheless have an original Pixel mobile, foremost updates should still still arrive unless October 2018, whereas security updates will ultimate a year longer, unless October 2019.