New report shows that Google managed to sell nearly 1 million Pixel and Pixel XL units since launch. To recall, Google announced the Pixel and Pixel XL phones back in September last year. Currently, Google is working on this years Pixel phones, which are known as– Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, codename Walleye and Taimen respectively. Both the phones are already under the scanner for leaks and privacy issues, wherein the latest one suggests that Google may build its own mobile processor and include that on the upcoming Pixel devices.
Google has not yet confirmed the numbers . The Pixel Launcher app on Google Play Store confirms it instead. Play Store shows the number of install range for Pixel Launcher to be 1,000,000-5,000,000, which was initially around 500,000 – 1,000,000. This clearly indicates that the company nearly sold out around 1 million Pixel smartphones, since their launch.
Currently, Google is working on two new Pixel phones, which the company is expected to launch this fall, like last year almost at the same time as Apple iPhone 8. Last year, Google has collaborated with HTC as a joint venture to give strong completion to iphone 8.
However, that may not be the case this year. A new report has confirmed that from this year LG will be the new partner along with Google in the manufacturing the Pixel phones this year. Earlier many big mobile companies like HTC, LG, Coolpad, and TCL, were in the race to get that contract and finally LG has got the contract.