To match the high price of the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google has been focusing on providing quality after-sales service to customers of the handsets. In a bid to make sure that Pixel owners face very little downtime in case they break their screen, Google has partnered with uBreakFix in the United States and Canada to offer walk-in repairs to Pixel customers.
Samsung recently launched the Galaxy On Nxt in India, its new mid-range handset that will only be sold online. If you keep track of the plethora of mid-range handsets that Samsung launches almost every other week in India, you should know that the Galaxy On Nxt is just a rebranded version of Galaxy J7 Prime with more internal storage.
Time to answer a few questions. Yes, this is Google’s headline Android phone for the year. Yes, it goes under the Pixel brand rather than Nexus. Yes, Google’s marketing department has gone into overdrive trying to create a genuine consumer phone that can more obviously match the Apple iPhone 7 Plus. And yes, as a result it’s arguably at least £200 too expensive here in the UK. And similarly across the world. But is the super speedy and phenomenally well put together Google Pixel XL worth the branding premium?
Motorola today announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India. This makes the Lenovo-owned company the first in the world to roll out the Nougat update to any of its smartphones.
With the Google Pixel and Pixel XL releasing earlier this week, it was only a matter of time before the first teardown of the handsets hit the web. Doing the deed, iFixit has posted the teardown of the HTC-made Google Pixel XL.
With the Pixel and Pixel XL going on sale in the United States, Google has released three new advertisements for the handsets. Unlike other companies that feature celebrities in their commercials, Google’s ads for the Pixel stars YouTube celebrities.
In a news that is not going to surprise customers who follow the Nexus lineup from Google closely, the Pixel and Pixel XL from Google are going to receive confirmed Android updates until October 2018. This means that the handset will receive guaranteed Android updates two years post their launch month similar to how Google has treated its Nexus devices so far.
Not content with 6GB of RAM on your phone? Well, this news is surely going to make your day then. Samsung today announced that it has started the mass production of 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM package for mobile devices.