Apple, Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC … List of smartphone manufacturers who have experienced a decline in sales at some point during the past year for a long time, but today it has grown to one.
Google tried to sell pixel 3 smartphones in Q1
During a call came Alphabet (through 9To5Google) Earlier today, the company's Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat shows that Google took decline year on year in the pixel smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2019 specific figures were not provided, but negative results do not appear to be slowed by the hardware business of the company as a whole.
As for the reasons for this fall, Google does not mention any specific details, but it was the highlight common "pressure in the smartphone industry Premium" at the moment. In addition, she noted that "heavy promotional activity" competitors who are trying to keep sales in recent years.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL also face problems of memory management, something that affects the use of a day on the day of premature closure of the applications running in the background.
New equipment Pixel comes May 7th
Despite the lack of sales Pixel, Google said that it was pleased with the "impetus for Assistant-enabled home devices, in particular devices Home Hub and Mini.» He also noted plans for hardware & # 39; ads May 7 at the Google I / About, in fact, affirming Pixel 3a debut at the event.
Instead of using the level of Flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, pixel 3a duo expected to include Snapdragon 670, which will be paired with 4GB of RAM and a 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory. It will be accompanied by stock Android 9 Pie, ESIM support, dedicated security chip Titan M Google, and active front pliable frame. Smartphones also look set to support 18W fast charging. Incidentally, the 5.6-inch Pixel 3a will bear 3,000mAh battery while the 6-inch Pixel 3a XL should feature a large cage, although his power is not specified.
What will be the price Pixel 3a series? And it can save the day?
The price points indicated above, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL,, will not be likely to run away success. But Google smartphone business is currently struggling, increasing segment of the middle class may be all it takes to get back on the right track.