Google Sets Pixel 2 Launch Event for October 4th

Discussion in '[H]ard|OCP Front Page News' started by Megalith, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Megalith

    Megalith 24-bit/48kHz Staff Member

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    It was on October 4th, 2016, that Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL, and it looks like the company is sticking to the same regimen this year: the search giant has begun a new marketing campaign urging viewers to “ask more” of their phone, with an Oct. 4 date attached. Billboards for the event have also been spotted.
     
  2. vegeta535

    vegeta535 Gawd

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    Cool I broke the screen on my 6P. Time to upgrade to to a Pixel 1 when they start clearing them out for cheap.
     
  3. Charlie_D

    Charlie_D Limp Gawd

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    Depending on the price point... I could see talking myself into a Pixel XL 2.
     
  4. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj Why oh why didn't I take the BLUE pill?

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    I'd like to think I'm still ok with my Pixel 1, but I know I'll impulse preorder the Pixel 2 when I get a chance.
     
  5. Domingo

    Domingo [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Hopefully they don't copy Apple's pricing model.
     
  6. Mohonri

    Mohonri [H]ardness Supreme

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    "Why doesn't my phone..." "...have a headphone jack?" :D
     
  7. Jim Kim

    Jim Kim [H]ard|Gawd

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    Google will set a super low price of $998.99.
     
  8. kidstechno3

    kidstechno3 [H]Lite

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    So they described everything wrong with their own phones?
     
  9. cyberguyz

    cyberguyz [H]Lite

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    With only 2 years of OS support I'll pass.

    But with all seriousness I don't see myself moving away from My Sammy Galaxy 5 anytime within the forseeable future. Even with the age of this phone I am still running Nougat 7.1 on it and will have Oreo when AOSP builds start getting out there.

    I would not trade away my user-swappable batteries and 128GB microsd card for any of the new crap out there today.
     
  10. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    More and more emphasis on the silly "assistant" and voice control, removal of the 3.5mm jack and the fact that unlike in the early days smartphones stay relevant for much longer now, means I'll likely just keep my 1st Gen Pixel until it stops getting monthly security updates.

    Hopefully in two years or so when this happens, there will be other options that take security updates seriously, allow me to disable all the virtual assistant crap and still have analog audio out.