Last year, 9to5Mac reported that Google was working on an economical version of its Pixel smartphone, which would not be sold in the US. UU Between then and now, the Pixel 2 was launched without seeing phones with a budget, but a new report from India says that the device will arrive this summer.
The Economic Times reports that Google is working on a mid-range Pixel smartphone for "price-sensitive" markets, including India, to be launched in July or August, according to industry executives who recently had meetings with Google. The publication states that Google has solidified its strategy for India, which includes bringing its Nest brand to the country, along with Google Wi-Fi and the Pixelbook.
If true, Google could greatly expand the audience of its Pixel line with a more affordable device, especially in a country the size of India, which has a rapidly expanding smartphone market that surpassed the US. UU In size last year. Apple has also increased its focus on the nation with 1.3 billion citizens, and has begun assembling iPhones in India.