The Pixel has been announced! What do we like? What don’t we like? What about Nexus fans? Plus LG V20 pre-orders are popping up, a Nokia phone might have been benchmarked, and is Alcatel working on a Windows Phone? This week we’re joined by TK Bay to discuss these stories and answer your questions, so make sure you’re charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly!
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Pocketnow Weekly 221
October 7, 2016
Let’s talk about the Pixel!
The Pixel was announced by Google on Tuesday and every seller had a freebie or two up for it. That includes Verizon, the only carrier to sell the phone. The Pixel is rated IP53 (like the HTC 10). Google thinks it can capture 4 million sales. No new Nexus devices are planned. Is pricing this phone from $650 a losing battle against Apple for Google? We discuss.
37:28 | Google announced more than just a phone this week…
51:20 | Is another Galaxy Note 7 recall possible?
56:35 | V20 pre-orders kick off today on AT&T!
1:07:57 | Windows News: T-Mobile Idol 4 Pro, Surface All-in-One
1:09:50 | Nokia benchmarks a low-end phone.
1:12:20 | Oculus releases roadmap for future VR products.
1:17:14 | Will someone buy Twitter this month?
1:20:01 | T-Mobile CEO wants to send someone to Mars.
Listener questions this week from Michael, Malena, and Haniko!
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