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Why Google Struggles With Hardware

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Google’s hardware strategy has been somewhat of a puzzle. Why does a company that earns nearly all of its revenue from online advertising need the hassle of building and marketing hardware?
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Why Google Struggles With Hardware

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Nov 9, 2019

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Joe User
Joe User 18 hours ago
@5:54 only to buy HTC cell phone co soon after.....
Dalmain J
Dalmain J 19 hours ago
Why did Google name itself Alphabet? 👇 Because gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooogle wasn't enough letters.
AnMSpec
AnMSpec Day ago
Stupid who wants it all now ??? 😵
Ari Entyse
Ari Entyse Day ago
They're a software company, jumping into the hardware business. Just like Microsoft did when they finally released Surface. There's no need for a video like this...
Tvrtko Krželj
Google make so much money on software so it can allow itself to loose some on hardware. ;)
peace
peace 2 days ago
google is on to some thing for temporary basis thy needed hardware business thy r into more AI and cloud and apps but to feed these areas with cash thy use add mny
Scan End
Scan End 2 days ago
Google isn't primarily an advertisement company, it's a data mining company.
vincentlee
vincentlee 2 days ago
This software giant doesn't come out any hardware that looks as good as Apple or even Microsoft did. I like Android but dislike pixel phone...
Rishad D'souza
Rishad D'souza 2 days ago
I think the Google can become a big hardware player on strength of their software prowess. I use the Pixel 3a, and it is a fantastic device. It's not SUPER fast, but still runs smoothly enough, the camera is A+ and even though it uses plastic, it feels quite premium in its material. They do need to work harder on getting some of the basics right with their top-line phones but I feel that will happen in the next 2-3 years.
Dilpreet Singh
Dilpreet Singh 2 days ago
google make ara that l bankrupt samsung and apple when it comes to phones
gamez buddy
gamez buddy 2 days ago
nokia,motorola >>>>> pixels
Ng Chin Ern
Ng Chin Ern 3 days ago
Google has great hardware
mute754
mute754 4 days ago
I absolutely love my Pixel 4. I've been using their phones since the Nexus 5.
mmmusic111
mmmusic111 4 days ago
Google should not be in the pixel businesses. The pixel struggled in hardware... Like burn in or screen won't turn off when call ends
thanvi shahid
thanvi shahid 4 days ago
Google switch here and there for hardware
Paul Rizzo
Paul Rizzo 4 days ago
They are creepy that is why. Who in their right mind would allow such an intrusive company into their private lives? 1984 was not an instruction manual.
airrwalker
airrwalker 5 days ago
Can you trust Apple for privacy?
Quiet Corner
Quiet Corner 5 days ago
Check out the Onion's satire on Google opt out.
D. Dames
D. Dames 5 days ago
Glassholes 😭😂😂.. great vid
Skeave
Skeave 6 days ago
I keep my phones longer than most and I have yet to find another android phone with the same longevity as pixels. I'm still using the 2xl and it's working better than when I got it. I've never had that with Samsung or lg. Because of that, they're just a better value for me.
w23857980
w23857980 7 days ago
Too expensive.
Muin
Muin 7 days ago
the key is to listen to what the buyer wants
Lia Luna
Lia Luna 8 days ago
If Google knows so much about me why do they keep giving me ads in languages I've never been able to speak?
Athif Khan
Athif Khan 9 days ago
The simple answer is : Google is a software company not a hardware company
deep mind
deep mind 11 days ago
If they can somehow give their Google Assistant the ability to use logic and reasoning, I would use it no matter how much data Google knows about me.
muthuvel boopathy
muthuvel boopathy 12 days ago
Well i am a pixel user and am happy for one good reason. Google products are cheaper than apple products . Pixel phones do get some killer features which have no match like .....now playing , unlimited cloud storage, killer camera , etc As far as the ad part is concerned Google is earning some 32 billion because of the ads and not hardware .it's practically impossible to live without using RUvid , Maps or Google search for a day . If it's ads vs Google services, it's Google for me on any day.
Bill Harker
Bill Harker 12 days ago
2:38 nice voice crack 😂
Saurabh Jha
Saurabh Jha 12 days ago
we can't imagine our lives without Google so let us also contribute to make Google survive and make our lives more easier.
Saurabh Jha
Saurabh Jha 12 days ago
Google is love ❤️
Filip Cetkovic
Filip Cetkovic 12 days ago
I got the google pixel 4 ad omg
SrinivasaTeja Koorapathy
Google only needs data
ruzzell907
ruzzell907 13 days ago
Most confusing product line ever. Is Google serious about hardware?
Patrick T
Patrick T 13 days ago
they are trying to become Apple but fail miserably because they think that their products are as good as Apple.
Mark Smith
Mark Smith 6 days ago
At least regarding their phones, they may be TRYING to integrate everything but the glitches and faulty hardware sort of makes their efforts moot. Not to mention there doesn't seem to be a unified vision. Google is like an excentric billionaire inventor with ADD.
Jan Bildsøe Hansen
there matrial design look like crap from the 90`
SevenDeMagnus
SevenDeMagnus 13 days ago
Cool. Google now has SpaceX's Starlink too (investor).
Mike Nguyen
Mike Nguyen 14 days ago
Google is a major hardware player in education? No, Chromebooks are, the cheapest Chromebook from Google is around 600 USD from the official store (I'm not sure about Amazon) and at that price, they can't compete with anything
Joshua Spagnoletti
Joshua Spagnoletti 14 days ago
I wish we got the Google Pixel in South Africa. The only phone I would consider besides an iPhone.
Raghav Kaushal
Raghav Kaushal 14 days ago
Google doesn't struggle with hardware in the case of Phones. It struggles with software optimisation.
Pradumna V Saraf
Pradumna V Saraf 15 days ago
03:28 At First I Thought Its Internet Connectivity Issue😬😬
Pradumna V Saraf
Pradumna V Saraf 15 days ago
03:28 At First I Thought Its Internet Connectivity Issue😬😬
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