This would also bolster Google's consumer products distribution, which is one of the company's weakest points in hardware, as pointed out by Ars Technica. But developing markets such as India, Nigeria and South Africa often have to fight for the scraps. Google will also reportedly launch brick and mortar stores in 2018 - a flawless place to show a new mid-range phone to new customers.
That handset now costs £559, while the larger-screened Pixel 2 XL will set you back £629. The newest version of the Google smartphone, the Pixel 2, was the successor to the Pixel and Pixel XL phones. The third-generation Pixel phone is said to arrive around mid-October. Since the Google Pixel 2 starts at Rs 40K in India, it won't be wrong to assume the price of mid-range Pixel to be around Rs 25-30K.
Google is finally bringing its smart speakers to India.
The report adds that Google will be focused on improving its presence at physical retailers.
The company has already targeted the lower end market with Android One and Android Go and is now planning to release budget Pixel smartphones somewhere near July or August this year.
Google's ever expanding ideas of innovation and technology are set to see a new high this April in India, as the internet search engine giant is ready to launch its new Home smart speakers, with built-in voice assistant. Some of these updates are specific to the Pixel 2/2 XL, whereas others apply to all supported Pixel and Nexus devices. Increased demand for tech in the nation has prompted many companies to expand their portfolio in India, some of them developing models targeted specifically at the region's consumers. It will be taking on the Amazon's Echo [review] series. This process helps to retain all user data and you will not need to take a backup of the data before starting the process. The smart speaker plays music using Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify, and YouTube Music.