Google Does It Again (Premium)


Two months ago, I explained why I believe that Google needs the Pixel 4a, its second-generation low-end handset, to be a hit: The Pixel series is a failure overall, and the firm has now sold fewer of its latest flagship phones year-over-year for two generations in a row.

And there’s every indication that the Pixel 4a would be a hit ... if Google would only release it. With one major exception, the lack of a bigger XL model, the Pixel 4a looks to be a worthy successor to the Pixel 3a family, which I still really enjoy using. And it would be a much better deal than the iPhone SE, and even more so given its most recently rumored starting price of just $350.

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