New rumor claims Google is discussing its own phone
The Information, which is the same source that first reported that Google was considering its own chips. The report claims that Google is seriously considering making its own phone and has been having internal discussions on the matter. Unfortunately, that's about where the report ends. So, we don't know when these discussions happened, if they were recent, or what a timetable might be if Google were to move forward with the plans.The rumor comes from
idea of a Google-made Pixel phone. The idea seems to be coming closer and closer to reality, but there are still a number of hurdles for Google to jump if it does want to make its own phone. There have been consistent rumors that Nexus hardware partners have never been terribly thrilled with the Nexus program, because it amounts to a lot of work for little reward in most cases. Combine that with various legal questions about what Google requires from manufacturers in order to have access to Google Play and Google Apps, and there are good reasons why Google might want to build its own hardware.Just this morning, we talked about the
Of course, that just leaves the question: would you buy a Google Pixel Phone?
source: The Information