• News
  • Tech

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel and Pixel 2 devices in 2017

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel and Pixel 2 devices in 2017

The research director for IDC, Francisco Jeronimo, shared some interesting smartphone shipment numbers from the IDC's quarterly industry report. That's not a massive number, but it shows great growth for the company's lineup. Meanwhile, co-founder Andy Rubin's appears to be still a long way from making a market.

Google Pixel and Pixel 2 sales doubled to 3.9 million units in 2017. Despite critical praise, though, these phones haven't sold like those from companies such as Samsung, Apple, and Xiaomi, who dominate the market. Additionally, in 2017, the company provided discounts on the smartphones and also launched the new and smartphones. Google has proven it is good at the "phone building" part of being in the smartphone business-the Pixel 2 and 2 XL are easily the best Android phones you can buy.

As hinted above, Google could have more success in attracting consumers by expanding the availability of the Pixel line. IDC's says "Andy Rubin's new smartphone venture is facing tough competition". Samsung, with a wider range of price points, is the smartphone sales leader with 317.3 million phones shipped in 2017, according to IDC. It should be noted that Essential Products is a startup and the PH-1 was its first product. We do expect Google to improve the Pixel in future years and actually become a decent iPhone alternative, as both Pixel series have had to deal with plenty of controversies. While an impressive feat to achieve given the current market saturation, Google's numbers are still paltry in comparison with the market size (around 1.5 billion devices).

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Sky Sports Wins Premier League TV Rights

    Sky Sports Wins Premier League TV Rights

    Under the deal, BT is supplying its sports channels, which show UEFA Champions League and Premier League football, to Sky . Sky have committed to pay £3.579bn in total to show 128 live games per season - two matches more than they do at present.
    Loris Karius 'feeling comfortable' with Virgil van Dijk in Liverpool defence

    Loris Karius 'feeling comfortable' with Virgil van Dijk in Liverpool defence

    It's not about me to think about these things. "I'll ask Rafa (Benitez) but that would surprise me because it makes no sense". No-one knows about the future. "I know it already, we can compete with them, I don't have to look at them, "Klopp added".
    Fiorentina boss Stefano Poli disagrees with overturned penalty vs. Juventus

    Fiorentina boss Stefano Poli disagrees with overturned penalty vs. Juventus

    Later, Fiorentina's Gil Dias broke free and got off a powerful shot that slammed off the woodwork in the 38th minute. Juventus moved to the top of the Serie A table with a 2-0 win over Fiorentina at the Juventus Stadium.
  • Valentine's Day is also Ash Wednesday

    Valentine's Day is also Ash Wednesday

    I would go to school and see people with crosses on their foreheads which opened up conversations about our shared faith. Along with fasting from food, he says it can include fasting from personal habits such as being judgmental or racist.
    Chloe Kim's Olympic gold secures American dream for her family

    Chloe Kim's Olympic gold secures American dream for her family

    Authorities even had to take her through an alternate entrance when she arrived in Seoul because press had mobbed the airport . As Kim admitted before the competition, she was already hangry after not finishing her breakfast sandwich .
    Decision on Honda Classic depends on soreness, says Tiger Woods

    Decision on Honda Classic depends on soreness, says Tiger Woods

    During that time away, when even Woods wasn't sure about his future in golf, he became more accessible to players. The PGA Tour heads to the Riviera Country Club in California this weekend for the Genesis Open .
  • American Luger Emily Sweeney Walks Away From Terrifying Crash

    American Luger Emily Sweeney Walks Away From Terrifying Crash

    Sweeney gave a grimaced smile and a wave to a group of soldiers cheering her on as she walked the final steps to the ambulance. Sweeney lost control around Curve 9, the track's most treacherous spot, and then began careening all over the track.
    Good future performance Ahead on The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

    Good future performance Ahead on The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

    The companyÂ's Specialty Hospitals segment operates long term acute care hospitals and inpatient acute rehabilitative hospitals. With 12.08 million avg volume, 2 days are for Coca Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s short sellers to cover KO's short positions.
    Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

    Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

    Over her demise, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said the entire country paid tribute to Jahangir's services. Jahangir was the first woman to serve as the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan .
  • Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

    Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

    Pauses targeted at lessening the eating speed may prove effective in preventing obesity and reducing the linked health risks. Their weight was assessed using their body mass index ( BMI ) score and their waist circumference was also measured.
    2nd Judge Issues Ruling Blocking End of DACA Program, Immigration Debate Continues

    2nd Judge Issues Ruling Blocking End of DACA Program, Immigration Debate Continues

    In his order, Garaufis acknowledged the Trump administration absolutely has a right to change immigration policies as it sees fit. Alsup explained that the Department of Homeland Security's "decision to rescind DACA was based on a flawed legal premise".
    NSA Used Twitter To Send Coded Messages To Russian Contact

    NSA Used Twitter To Send Coded Messages To Russian Contact

    According to the Times on Friday, the Russian took the money but failed to turn over the stolen material or the dirt on Trump. The man also told American officials that he had images of Trump hanging out with hookers in Moscow in 2013.
  • Champions League: Harry Kane lauds Tottenham for showing character

    Champions League: Harry Kane lauds Tottenham for showing character

    Seven years ago, Harry Redknapp's side found themselves a goal down with 10 men after 15 minutes at the Bernabeu. His opposite number Massimiliano Allegri said his side had been taken aback by Tottenham's riposte.
    Trump administration proposes plan to deliver food to low-income households

    Trump administration proposes plan to deliver food to low-income households

    Trump also is proposing work requirements for several federal programs, including housing subsidies, food stamps, and Medicaid. President Donald Trump announced plans to make major cuts to SNAP benefits on Monday during his budget request for 2019.
    Warriors' Draymond Green tells Kevin Durant 'f*** you'

    Warriors' Draymond Green tells Kevin Durant 'f*** you'

    It had to do with me trying to reach my team. "I wouldn't do that", Lue said "They already say LeBron's coaching the team anyway". There is a multi-way battle going on for the top few spots in the NBA Draft Lottery and the Suns are simply one entity involved.
  • House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown

    House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown

    The shutdown was essentially guaranteed an hour before the deadline, when the Senate voted for a recess until 00:01. Trump's support . "It ends the risky sequester and gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America Great".
    Treasury Yields Slip As Stocks Stutter In Choppy Trading — BOND REPORT

    Treasury Yields Slip As Stocks Stutter In Choppy Trading — BOND REPORT

    Theoretically, when bond yield rises, the opportunity cost of investing in other assets, including equities, rises. The first chart below compares the five-year government of Canada bond yield with the S&P/TSX utilities index.
    ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016

    ICC prosecutor closely following events in Philippines since 2016

    Duterte on Friday issued a veiled warning to ICC prosecutor Bensouda, telling her: "Do not go into that adventure". You better clear that up because I will withdraw from the ICC", he warned, echoing an earlier threat.

Breaking News



Recommended

Falling trees and downed power poles hinder Tonga's Gita relief effort

Gita had pummelled Samoa and American Samoa, about 900km to the northeast, over the weekend, flooding the Samoan capital, Apia. The Tongan government declared a state of emergency on Monday, Feb. 12 and advised the public to stay off the roads.

Russian mercenaries killed by USA troops in Syria gun battle

Russian liberal presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky was one of many voices urging the Kremlin to come clean on the affair. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis played down the incident, saying: "This could just be a local couple of guys doing something".

Omarosa warns America of Mike Pence, says he's worse than Trump

Marissa thought she and Shannon could get to the end and now she can't believe she is in agreement to backdoor her. Omorosa Manigault Newman, who left Trump White House in December , said: 'I'm Christian, I love Jesus.

Google Found a Way to Bring Smart Replies to All Messaging Apps

Last month, Google announced the addition of Smart Reply within Messages for those users on its mobile phone service, Project Fi . AI systems rely on artificial neural networks (ANNs), which try to simulate the way the brain works in order to learn.

Warrant: Man in fatal shooting might have targeted YouTube stars

Police later found cell phone recordings made by Giles in which he made clear his obsession with Meg and hatred of her boyfriend. Meg also thanks the Austin Police "for their quick response" and "ongoing support during this hard time".

Mercedes Maybach S-class facelift revealed

The two twin scroll turbos are mounted within the "V" of the engine block which, among other things, helps minimize turbo lag. Now, though, the brand has announced a successor to the previous G's most ridiculous incarnation - the brutish AMG G 63.

New York City Bomber Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Earlier that day, he had placed a bomb in a garbage can at the finish line of a US Marine Corps charity race in Seaside Park, N.J. Rahimi, 30, did not express remorse for his crime, the BBC reported , but told the court he did not "harbor hate for anyone".

Retail inflation eases marginally to 5.07% in January

Inflation in January rose by more than economists had forecast, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed on Wednesday. This prompted markets to price in as much as a 70% chance of a quarter-point rise in interest rates by May.

HTC Smartphone Chief Resigns Effective Immediately, Citing 'Personal Career Plan'

HTC has also been manufacturing less smartphones in total and over the course of previous year it made less than 10m units. Some speculate that the HTC U12 might be the company's last flagship, but nothing is confirmed at this point.

Senators Agree On 2-Year Government Spending Deal

The bill also provides funding for the children health insurance program for four years, and money for community health clinics. The plan includes more than $7 billion in funding over two years for the nation's community health centers. ¹In theory, anyway.