Verizon has put an “indefinite hold” on plans to sell Google’s Pixel phones, Android Police announced late Wednesday referring to an unidentified source portrayed as acquainted with the organization’s arrangements. No particular explanation was referred to, yet poor sales could have motivated the change.
Since the first Pixel phone propelled in 2016, Google and Verizon have been tied at the hip, with the country’s biggest carrier serving as the exclusive partner for the phone franchise. That changed when Google uncovered the spending Pixel 3A in May, which was made accessible on numerous carriers for the first time.
The Google Pixel 4 wore numerous new features, including a radar chip capable of detecting gestures, as well as a voice recorder application and a slicker display. However, Pixel 4’s accessibility on different carriers put Google’s marquee cell phone in possibly more hands than ever, lessening its exclusivity and wow factor.
In its latest quarterly income report, Google alluded to a slide in its buyer hardware business. Google CFO Ruth Porat referenced the organization’s “declining hardware revenue,” alluding to Google’s spate of branded gadgets, including the Pixel phone, Nest Mini smart speaker and Google Wi-Fi router.
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