Wednesday January 29, 2020

Google sees an opportunity amidst Huawei’s struggles

Just as Huawei is dealing with its political issues, Google is ready to launch Pixel 4 - and its sneak announcement is coming from a place of unbridled confidence

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

20th June, 2019
Google pays up Pic: Getty

Last year, Google brought the Pixel 3 to market. It was far superior to the nice but not amazing devices that had preceded it. This was different. The only phones on the market - especially when it came to cameras - that surpassed it were from Huawei. Google had finally arrived after a longer than you think and terribly dull history in the handset market.

Having gone with partners, effectively exited, and then gone full-on with...

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