Google Pixel and Essential were 2017’s High-Profile Flagship Failures (Premium)

Google Pixel and Essential were 2017's High-Profile Flagship Failures

Two of the most eagerly-awaited smartphone flagships of 2017 were epic sales failures. Can any Android company besides Samsung compete with Apple in the high-end of the market?

Apparently not.

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