This is considered a success beyond Google’s expectation, because the Pixel is often lack of productivity, the smartphone is not sold in too many markets.
Based on the lack status at the time of launch, even extends to present, many people wonder whether Google Pixel is Google’s extremely successful product in terms of sales or simply that Google deliberately manufactures it with limited number. Today (30/3), users somewhat have the answer.
Pixel produced by HTC. The Taiwanese company has shipped 2.1 million Pixels and Pixel XL to Google since its launch in fall 2016. This is an impressive figure compared to the previous Nexus phones. Of course, it is still quite modest when compared to the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy.
In fact, Pixel sold in quite a few markets and is not always available. For example, users in markets like Vietnam are hard to buy this product.
HTC will continue to produce Pixel 2, according to reports from China. Meanwhile, at least three partners are competing to win Pixel 3 production rights in 2018, including LG, TCL and Coolpad. LG is the most advantageous and the estimated sales of Pixel 3 can reach 5 million units.
Google Pixel launched in October last year, owns 5 inch Full HD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chips speed 2.15 GHz, 4 GB RAM with 32/128 GB capacity. The phone has a 12.3 megapixel aperture f/2.0 main camera, an 8 megapixel camera and a 2.770 mAh battery. The XL has a 5.5-inch Quad HD screen and a larger capacity (3,450 mAh).
The price of Pixel and Pixel XL in the United States quite similar to the iPhone from Apple, respectively at $650 and $750.