Tag Archives: Pixel

Pixel, Pixel XL Are No Longer Available on Google Store

Pixel and Pixel XL are now no longer available for purchase through Google Store. Both smartphones were launched back in October 2016 and debuted as the first offering under Google’s Pixel hardware line, succeeding the Nexus range of smartphones. Despite their unavailability from Google Store, the dated Pixel handsets are still on sale at various online stores, including Amazon and Best Buy in the US as well as Amazon and Flipkart in… Read More »

Pixel 3 Naming Scheme Confirmed by Google in AOSP Commit

Google’s next flagship smartphone launch might still be a few months away but the Mountain View giant seems to have “accidentally” leaked information around it. According to a code commit spottedon the company’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP), the upcoming Pixel flagship will indeed be named the Pixel 3 and the larger variant looks set to be called the Pixel 3 XL. We can expect these… Read More »

Google Working on Mid-Range Pixel Smartphone Series With Android Go: Report

Google currently offers only the Pixel range of smartphones that is known for offering flagship specifications at premium price points. But, as per a new report, that is set to change for good. Rumours suggest the Mountain View-based tech giant is looking to launch a new inexpensive mid-range smartphone series that is codenamed Desire. This is of particular interest as HTC’s… Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Available With Up to Rs. 10,000 Cashback on Citibank Cards

Citibank has partnered with Google to offer a cashback of up to Rs. 10,000 on the purchase of Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones from Flipkart and select offline stores. According to the offer, Rs. 8,000 cashback is valid on Pixel 2 64GB and 128GB variants, and Rs. 10,000 cashback is valid on Pixel 2 XL 64GB and 128GB variants. The offer is applicable on… Read More »

Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded $105,000 (roughly Rs. … Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Available Offline for as Low as Rs. 49,999 Under Festive Offer

Amid facing criticism over some of the recently spotted issues, Google’s offline retail partners in India have kicked-off the Pixel 2 Festive Offer to sell the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XLat discounted prices, Gadgets 360 has learnt. The offer, which began on Wednesday and will run until Sunday, January 14, brings the Pixel 2 to an as low price as Rs. 49,999, while… Read More »

iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: The Best Camera Phone in the World?

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone X does an excellent job with videos and in portrait mode The Galaxy Note 8 lets you adjust the blur effect in portrait mode The Pixel 2 XL captures the best detail in still photography The camera in a smartphone has become a crucial part of any shopper’s buying decision. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast… Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, especially in India. To woo back the pure Android lovers, Google and Flipkart are offering a major discount on the Pixel 2 during the latter’s Big Shopping Days sale, which starts on Thursday, December 7… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 buzzing sound to be fixed with an update Google confirmed the update The software update for Pixel 2 likely to roll out in next few days Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt.… Read More »