4 October Google officially unveiled the smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL, which replaced the Nexus and Nexus 5X 6P. Sale of novelties will start on 20 October until the end of the year, according to analysts, they will disperse a circulation is much lower than the iPhone 7, although it will play a major role in the income of HTC. It is stated in the report of the research company Digitimes.
According to leading analyst Luke Lin, Digitimes, the supply of Pixel and Pixel XL on the world market in the second half of 2016 reached 3-4 million units, which is about 20-30 times less in comparison with the expected release of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. This indicates Lin, new smartphones Apple and Google comparable specifications.
Successful launch of new smartphones should have a positive impact on the financial status of HTC, which was engaged in creation of Pixel and Pixel XL. Now she is experiencing not the best times. According to sources, this year Pixel and Pixel XL will be about 40-50% of the total number of released HTC smartphones. In total, according to observers, the HTC until the end of 2016 will deliver about 6.5-7 million smartphones.
Smartphones Pixel developed by Google and HTC together, however, the American company decided to sell them under its own brand, so analysts will be attributed to Pixel and Pixel XL is not to their own products HTC, and the products created by the so-called scheme of JDM.
It is worth noting that HTC, in fact, is a contract manufacturer of Pixel and Pixel XL, cooperating with Google in the same way as Foxconn with Apple.
Note that in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and Germany the pre-order Pixel and Pixel XL was launched immediately after the presentation. You can order them including the Google Store, however, to date, all 128-Gigabyte version of the Pixel XL is already sold out on pre-orders and in stock left only model with 32 GB of internal memory. Also, Google has sold out on pre-orders and all Pixel and Pixel XL in the blue color.