Google Stops Selling the Pixel 2

Google Stops Selling the Pixel 2

Google basically carried the Pixel 2 XL design a year forward for the smaller Pixel 3.

It may be that Google sees the Pixel 2 and 2 XL as competing devices for the upcoming mid-range Pixel 3. As such, it's safe to assume that Call Screen may initially start out with Moto and Nokia phones and then later expand to Android One handsets from other OEMs.

The Pixel bulletin shows that the April 2019 Android security update specifically addresses four issues on Pixel smartphones, including a fix specifically for the screen flash issue that was affecting the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.


Google pulling the Pixel 2 range from its online store doesn't mean you can't still buy them from third-party retailers.

The disappearance was foreshadowed by discounts on Pixel 2 and XL in February of $100 and $250 respectively.

If you visit the Google Store right now and attempt to access the Pixel 2 listing, you will be directed to the Pixel 3 page instead. One reason why Google might be discontinuing the series is to make way for its rumored Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, which have been doing the rounds lately. Apple is, of course, a notable exception, since it sells older flagships even years after they were launched. The Pixel 4 phones will likely be launched around October, too.


Previously, Google treated click-fraud apps as a mere Play Store policy violation.

In fact, at the time of the initial review, camera testing firm DxO said: "The Google Pixel 2 is the top-performing mobile device camera we've tested, with a record-setting overall score of 98".


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