People Won’t Stop Selling Unreleased Google Pixel Phones


Google Pixel 7 rear

Google confirmed off the Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Professional for the primary time final month at Google I/O. Although the telephones are nonetheless months away, persons are already promoting them.

The weird sequence of occasions began with a Pixel 7 prototype showing on the market on eBay (after reportedly exhibiting up on Fb Market first). The itemizing didn’t reveal any new shocking particulars, but it surely’s not every single day {that a} telephone that received’t be formally launched for a number of months (an October launch is probably going) reveals up on the market. Even higher, the reflection within the eBay pictures revealed a Pixel 7 Professional was used because the digital camera. The itemizing was taken down after just a few hours — presumably when somebody at Google observed.

Google Pixel 7 front and back

Not lengthy after, somebody on Reddit with the username AMC20_ claimed they bought a Pixel 7 Pro from Fb Market, after it was apparently listed as a Pixel 6 Professional. The proprietor reportedly used the telephone usually for 3 weeks, till it was remotely wiped (presumably by Google) and would now not boot up.

The enjoyable doesn’t finish there. Nils Ahrensmeier identified on Twitter that one other Pixel 6a was being offered on Fb Market, seemingly from the identical one that revealed an unboxing of the telephone on TikTok. Once more, there’s no new info right here in comparison with what Google has already confirmed, however the entire state of affairs is fairly humorous.

Google has traditionally had a troublesome time cracking down on leaks for its Pixel telephones, and this yr seems to be no totally different. On the very least, Google has now realized to get forward of the leaks with early bulletins, like we noticed with the Pixel 6a and seven sequence in Could.

Pre-orders for the Pixel 6a begin on July 21, and the telephone ought to be typically obtainable beginning on July 28. Google hasn’t confirmed a launch date for the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Professional but.

Supply: 9to5Google (Pixel 7 eBay, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 6a TikTok), This Is Tech Today

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