New Delhi, October 21 2023: Google has announced plans to manufacture the latest Pixel series of premium smartphones in India. The company intends to start manufacturing in India with Pixel 8. The first of their India-made devices are expected to roll out in 2024.
The company is partnering with international and domestic manufacturers in India to produce Pixel smartphones locally.
Rick Osterloh, Senior Vice President of Devices & Services said, “We’re humbled at how India has embraced our consistent smartphone innovations, and continue to receive heartening feedback from our partners and our growing #TeamPixel family. When we set out with our hardware business, we commited to building and investing for the long run, and our plan to manufacture in India is an early step in the long journey of expanding our device production capacity and helping meet the country’s growing demand for Pixel smartphones. We look forward to sharing more details in the coming months, and can’t wait to bring the magic of Pixel smartphones to more people across the nation.”
Meanwhile Google has continued to enhance the Pixel smartphone experience, and has grown their Pixel service network across the nation. In partnership with F1 Info Solutions, they now have 28 service centers in 27 cities across India, and will continue to expand coverage to more locations and cities in the months ahead.