Pixel and Pixel XL are now no More available for purchase through Google Store.
Both smartphones were launched back in October 2016 and debuted as the initial offering under Google’s Pixel hardware lineup, succeeding the Nexus range of smartphones. Despite their unavailability out of Google Store, the outdated Pixel handsets continue to be on sale at different online stores, such as Amazon and Best Purchase in the United States in Addition to Amazon and Flipkart in India. Since seen by people at Android Police, Google Store has currently only listed that the Pixel Two and Pixel two XL under the smartphone category. Google notably confirmed the unavailability of the two 2016 Pixel models to The Verge. Even though the Pixel 32GB version arrived in India with a cost of Rs. 57,000, the Pixel 128GB was launched at Rs. 66,000. The Pixel XL 32GB, on the other hand, arrived at Rs. 67,000 and its own 128GB version went on sale at Rs. 76,000.
In accordance with the listing on Flipkart, that was live at the time of filing this narrative, the Pixel 32GB version is available in Rs. 57,000, Pixel 128GB at Rs. 52,999, also Pixel XL 32GB at Rs. 39,379. The Pixel XL 128GBisn’t in stock but is recorded at Rs. 41,990. Similar are the costs on Amazon and other online channels.
It indeed makes sense for Google to eliminate the first Pixel telephones from its online shop to concentrate on the Pixel two and Pixel 2 XL. However, from a customers’ point of view, the outdated hardware is well worth considering. The specs also sporting a 12.3-megapixel Sony IMX378 camera detector on the back with an f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel Sony IMX179 detector on the front with an f/2.4 aperture. While the Pixel has a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, the Pixel XL features a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display. Besides, both are currently running Android 8.1 Oreo and are upgradable to Android N.