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Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Confirmed to Receive Android Version Updates for 3 Years

HIGHLIGHTS Google has promised version updates for Pixel 2 series until 2020 Previously, the Pixel phones received security updates for three years This is another attempt by Google to influence the buying decision Google will roll out Android version updates to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for the next three years – until October 2020. The fact had been revealed at launch, but the ambiguous ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pricing and availability detailed

Pre-orders for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are live now in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, India and Australia. The Pixel 2 will be available on October 17, the larger Pixel 2 XL will come out in mid-November. Note that in the US, you can get it through the Google Store (unlocked) or on contract with Google’s wireless partner – ... Read More »

The Pixel and Pixel XL are finally on sale (and you get a free Daydream View, too)

Google’s rumored release of a Pixel 2 smartphone looks even more likely right now: The Google store has put the Pixel and Pixel XL on sale. (Typically, Google has only offered discounts on its phones after discontinuing them.) To further sweeten this deal, the search giant’s also throwing in a Daydream View mobile VR headset for free. Google has knocked $125 off the Pixel putting ... Read More »

Lumia 950 XL now $299 at the Microsoft store

Microsoft has slashed the price of its flagship smartphone offering by a massive $200 and the Lumia 950 XL now costs a modest (for its top-shelf status) $299. The Lumia 950 (non-XL) goes for $249, $150 off, but is out of stock. You could splurge and get an HP Elite x3 – that one rocks the newer Snapdragon 820 chipset, ... Read More »

Verizon’s new buy-back program can save you up to $300 on a new Google Pixel or Pixel XL

r, 29 October 2016 Google Android Verison Deals If you are interested in picking up one of Google’s new Pixel phones in the US, you can either go on the Google store directly or Project Fi or hit up Verizon for a unit. The latter is currently the only major carrier that offers the handsets and thankfully with no carrier ... Read More »

32GB Google Pixel XL costs around $285 to make

The 32GB version of Google’s Pixel XL has an estimated Bill of Materials (BoM) of $285.75, including component costs and assembly costs. This is according to the BoM experts at IHS, who have released their report regarding Google’s smartphone today. This, however, does not mean that the entire difference from $285.75 to the $769 selling price for this model is ... Read More »

New 360-degree renders of Google Pixel and Pixel XL leave nothing to the imagination

New,360-degree,renders,of,Google,Pixel,and,Pixel,XL,leave,nothing,to,the,imagination This year’s Google phones still won’t be officially announced until Tuesday. Until then, we can only get excited about leaks, rumors, and reports about the phones before Google’s unveiling of the Pixel phones on October 4. This time, @onleaks has gotten its hands on renders or each of the Google Pixel and Pixel XLphones. Given the specific placements and ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »