New Weapon Google in Smartphone Market
CALIFORNIA - Google has held an event on October 4, 2016. In that event, the Internet giant announced its latest smartphone, Google Pixel touted iPhone competitor 7. Reported by Ubergizmo, Thursday (06/10/2016), Pixel marked a new stage after the handset and the brand-new Nexus device has exclusive features not found by other Android handsets.
With Pixel, Google has new ammunition to compete in the smartphone market against its competitors, iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7 Edge. As is known, Google's smartphone price range is almost on par with its competitors. According to DigiTimes, Google hopes to sell four million handsets by year-end. The sales figure is considered reasonable, given a large enough customer base, but the price tag is not cheap. There are two models, Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Google Custom Pixel XL comes with two variants, 32GB or 128GB. For the 32GB version, the device is priced at USD769 or approximately Rp9.9 million. As for the 128GB variant, the device is sold at a price of USD869.