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Google may never make a flagship phone again, and that’s a good thing

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The magic of a Pixel isn't on a spec sheet. It's in the software. I hate the word flagship . It's a fine word to describe a company's best product, but the way it gets thrown around when talking about tech makes it meaningless. Unfortunately, it's really the only way to describe the top-tier category of mobile devices in a way everyone understands. So we all use it. In that context, I want to talk about Google and its place among the most flagship-ish best phones . Specifically, how Google didn't offer one in 2020, and how that's a really smart move by a company that is slowly but surely increasing its hardware revenue . The only words worse than Flagship Phone are Flagship Killer. Google shipped three new Pixel phones in 2020 and none of them qualify as flagships according to Android enthusiasts: the Pixel 4a and 4a 5G , and the Pixel 5 . That wasn't an accident, and any conspiracy theory about Google being unable to source flags

Pocket a refurbished Google Pixel or Samsung Galaxy phone from $60 today

Woot has a number of refurbished Samsung, LG, and Google smartphones on sale for today only. The promotion includes phones from the Samsung Galaxy S6 to newer devices like the Galaxy S10 and LG V40 ThinQ, and prices start as low as $60. the models are listed as "scratch & dent" condition which means there may be some cosmetic wear, though they have all been tested to ensure they are in full working order. A 90-day warranty is included. Several options have already sold out, so don't wait on the phone you want if it is still available. One interesting and affordable option still in stock at the time of writing is the LG V40 ThinQ at $159.99. This fully unlocked phone has a 6.4-inch display, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and is powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor. The V40 ThinQ has five cameras, three of which are on the back and two of them are on the front. On the back, it has a standard, ultra-wide, and telephoto lens, while the front has a standard a

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