Google Pixel Shipments Surpassed OnePlus in 2019: IDC

Google Pixel Shipments Surpassed OnePlus in 2019: IDC
Surprised? Though Google Pixel telephones weren’t doing effectively out there? Well, I did too. But it appears like Google’s {hardware} plans are heading in the right direction. As per a brand new IDC report, Google managed to ship extra smartphones than OnePlus in 2019.

Just let that sink in. Google had its ‘best performance ever’ within the smartphone area in 2019, transport round 7.2 million Pixel telephones, as per the report. This quantities to 52% year-on-year (YoY) development in gross sales as in comparison with the earlier 12 months.

As seen within the tweet above from Francisco Jeronimo, Associate VP, Devices – EMEA, IDC, Pixel telephones did very effectively in three markets – USA, Western Europe, and Japan. The undeniable fact that it shipped extra telephones than OnePlus, despite the fact that the Chinese large is doing fairly effectively within the US, continues to be a shocker. The report doesn’t supply the cargo determine for OnePlus units.

If you’ve been maintaining with Pixel information, you’d keep in mind that a report just lately advised that each Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 offered fewer models than the Pixel 3 collection within the first half of 2019. Jeronimo agrees with this determine and provides a quick rationalization in a follow-up tweet.

First, the second quarter of Pixel 3 gross sales (Jan to March) was the primary quarter of 2019. So, the aforementioned determine consists of some shipments for the Pixel 3 collection. Pixel 3a made its debut in May earlier final 12 months and contributed 2 complete quarter of shipments (July to Dec) whereas solely 1 / 4 of 2019 shipments for Pixel 4 (Oct to Dec) have been included within the report.

Jeronimo additionally factors out that Google expanded to 3 new markets in 2019, thus, drumming up curiosity for its ‘what an Android phone should be like’ technique. This is nice information for Google, who intends to maintain marching on with its {hardware} plans, as revealed by CEO Sundar Pichai in an interview with The Verge.

Google is at present rumored to launch its next-gen mid-range cellphone, the Pixel 4a, very quickly. It will arrive with a punch-hole show, Snapdragon 730G, a single rear digital camera, and presumably, wi-fi charging in tow. You can try the Pixel 4a’s rumored specs proper right here.

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