Claudiu.Lucian, 30 Mar 2017This is why Pixel line is a disaster in comparison with what Samsung and Apple is doing(sellin... moreIt is a big miracle to sell over 2M considering they are rarely in stock to begin with. I couldn't find a silver Pixel at any Best Buy I went to. Google Store is always sold out. Almost like trying to buy an NES: Classic Edition or Nintendo Switch. I lucked out getting the last silver Pixel at a local Verizon Store.
Same thing happened with the Nexus One. That sold only 135K. The Pixel is the first phone completely branded by Google. They are just trying to get their feet wet with selling hardware that says made by Google. I basically wanted a Pixel because I knew how hard it is to find one in stock.
By Pixel 3 or 4, it should sell far better with more production units available once Google knows how to get inventory estimates right. Remember, the first iPhone sold the least and was offered by only one carrier in the US. The first Gphone is just following the footsteps of the first iPhone and Nexus.
Catch one if you can. Worth it. Trust me. 7/10 in design. 10/10 in usability.
Shaun Moroz, 30 Mar 2017True. Perhaps Google should stick to HTC, or choose a new manufacturer, like perhaps Huawei.no no, not Huawei, we don't want another biscuit 6P, HTC is good for now or better do it themselves.
Flossy420, 30 Mar 2017Non of these companies should make the pixel 3. LG already Fu**ed up with Nexus 5x with bootloops.True. Perhaps Google should stick to HTC, or choose a new manufacturer, like perhaps Huawei.
Anonymous, 30 Mar 2017HTC made it. It's a Nexus w a different name, don't over-read on its new nameI'm aware of HTC making the first Pixel phones, but from LG, TCL and Coolpad, LG should be chosen to make the next Pixel phones.
Rex Tech, 30 Mar 2017Sold/Shipped to the shops who ordered the phone,it depends on the shops if consumers bought th... moreat least Pixel is available where you are living...where I am, in Romania(which is still in Europe, even in the European Union), it has come in January this year, many stores don't have it...and at the ones that have it kept the same prices like in January: Pixel 32GB is 940 USD , Pixel XL 32GB is 1180 USD... iPhone 7 32GB is 770 USD, 7 plus 32GB is 920 USD....this is crazy, 7 plus is cheaper than Pixel and it's an iPhone.
Anonymous, 30 Mar 2017Such a poor sale and they are happy.. Xiaomi sold 100milion redmi note 3 in India.. Just to gi... moreYeah but the Pixel costs 900$ and Xiaomi sells for 90-150$ XD.Major difference in price units.
This is why Pixel line is a disaster in comparison with what Samsung and Apple is doing(selling 2M pre-orders in the first day, even less time), if Pixels would have been available everywhere in the same exact day like iPhones, then the sales would have been as big as 10M, Pixel is a great phone, but Google is shooting itself in the foot like usual:"Even more so is the fact that the Pixels are supposedly available in just a handful of countries, and in reality not even there most of the time. So perhaps given those constraints it's a small miracle that Google was actually able to sell more than two million of them."
Sold/Shipped to the shops who ordered the phone,it depends on the shops if consumers bought them.Here i see over 15 stores per city having 10-20 Pixels in them atm,nobody is buying it.If a small country has like 4500 phones ordered it doesn't mean they are all sold.Now imagine bigger countries ordering more than 10k pixels in their stores.Yeah Google has sold 2 M units,but not to real customer users.
From these 2 M,around 20% or less were sold on pre-orders online as well.
Such a poor sale and they are happy.. Xiaomi sold 100milion redmi note 3 in India.. Just to give you an idea.. Can't compete with the s8
From the title I understand that Google sold 2.1 milion to consumers, whom the article that HTC shipped 2.1 million to Google, which are two very very different things.
So how it is?
Anonymous, 30 Mar 2017"already" that's how many iPhones Apple sells on day one after a release.Considering Apple's only competition is itself with iOS and Google is still new at branding hardware, HTC is becoming obscure, its far more limited production in limited territories, and the Nexus devices never sold well to begin with the Nexus One selling only 135K, I think 2.1M is quite good.
a fail product! did not launch in so many country and the price is still soo high ! the s8 will kill this sales record in a month at launch.
"already" that's how many iPhones Apple sells on day one after a release.
Note7 owner, 29 Mar 2017Samsung will probably sell that many Galaxy S8 in an hour. Lol Ya. But its mainstream job for samsung... google has many other thinks to do... if google really wanted they could ve done lot better... they are just testing the waters now... so dont compare
These are overrated expensive phones with really no selling points apart from software.
Tsuki, 30 Mar 2017OnePlus is better Only in price. Not in display, camera, or software updates. Google Pixel is the most fluid Android experience I have ever used.
Impressive. I guess the Google brand helped a lot. I hope they make a mid-range like the Nexus 5X