Google Pixel 4a 5GSource: Hayato Huseman / Android Central

Here at Android Central, we love the Google Pixel and consider it among the best Android phones available. From its unbloated, easy-to-use implementation of Android, to its continuous feature and security updates, to its amazing camera system, it's not hard to see why devices like the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a are among our top recommendations.

A recent report has come to light that suggests the Pixel phone's popularity is waning, at least, among people considering sticking with the brand come upgrade time. Our AC forum members quickly picked up on this topic, and a lively discussion ensued.

I Can Be Your Hero
I Can Be Your Hero

https://www.sellcell.com/blog/cell-phone-brand-loyalty-2021/ "GOOGLE USERS We asked Google users whether they intend to stay with their current brand or switch to a different one the next time they upgrade, and we found out that: 65.2% of current Google Pixel users intend to stick with the brand the next time they upgrade, which is down 18.8% from 84% in the 2019 survey But 34.8% said...

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Daveya
Daveya

That doesn't reflect those coming to Google from other brands, which I did, because the Pixel 5 is perfect for me

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I Can Be Your Hero
I Can Be Your Hero

Article talks about moving from phones. "46% of iPhone defectors would switch to a Samsung handset, while 35% would instead get a Google Pixel device." "A majority of Samsung defectors (53%) would get an iPhone, while 24% would instead get a Google Pixel device." So seems like most consumers would consider moving from their phone would consider either an iPhone or Galaxy before a Pixel...

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dmxjago
dmxjago

Have you guys seen the pixel4a sales? They are through the roof so I'm confused why would the percent drop lol if it has been blooming all of 2020. #justsaying

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mustang7757
mustang7757

I've always had pixel since 2xl,3xl,4xl and 5 and I'll continue with pixel brand going forward.

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