'Made for Google' certification for accessories launches with 26 third-party manufacturers


Just the other day, we told you that Google would introduce a 'Made for Google' certification program for accessories at its October 4th Pixel 2 event. Besides providing third party manufacturers with the things they need to build cases, chargers and battery packs to Google's specifications, Google will allow the companies signed up for the program to use a Made for Google logo on packaging and advertisements.

Yesterday, when Google introduced the new Made for Google certification program, the company listed the names of 26 manufacturers who have already signed up for the certification program. These firms include:

  • Incipio
  • Moshi
  • Belkin
  • tech21
  • Anker
  • Libratone
  • Invisible Shield
  • Bellroy Power Support
  • Kate Spade
  • dBrand
  • Life Proof
  • Oh Joy!
  • Zoindustries
  • Monster
  • The Mint Gardener
  • Panzer Glass
  • Under Armor
  • Urbanears
  • Speck
  • AIAIAI
  • Otterbox
  • Griffin
  • M
  • Stuftcool
We expect to see more names added to this list as time goes on. Consumers should feel comfortable purchasing third party accessories with the Made for Google logo, because it means that the product is made precisely for Google's devices, and has been tested by the company. And that means a lot when you're talking about purchasing a new charger for your Pixel branded handset. Some of these products can already be found in the Google Store.

source: Phandroid

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11 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2281; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This is a solid list! Hopefully the same will work with battery packs.

5. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

You will not be disappointed with Anker.

9. Loveneesh

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

These all companies are under alphabet and Google is under alphabet.inc also.

10. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

No they are not companies under Alphabet. You would know if you did some research

11. EvilAPi

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 25, 2017

LMFAO all under alphabet...

2. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Very good list.

3. surethom1

Posts: 31; Member since: May 01, 2009

Hopefully this does not mean premium price.

4. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Everything can't be premium... There probably will be lower-end or "mini" variants of accessories from thess 26 brands.

6. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Monster? Nooooooooo! Good names indeed. Should lead to some high quality options.

7. Cat97

Posts: 1892; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

"Made for Google's profit" :)

8. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Nothing wrong with that, I doubt you would work for free or say no to some relatively easy cash.

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