The head of Google’s hardware division raised concerns about the Pixel 4’s sub-par battery life before the phone’s launch in 2019, it has emerged.

Rick Osterloh, the former president of Motorola, didn’t hold back during an all-hands meeting last autumn, according to a report in The Information.

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“At a hardware team all-hands meeting in the fall, ahead of the October launch in New York, Osterloh informed staff about his own misgivings,” the report reads.

“He told them he did not agree with some of the decisions made about the phone, according to two people who were present at the meeting. In particular, he was disappointed in its battery power.”

Mr Osterloh, we couldn’t agree more. Unfortunately, Google either chose not to, or didn’t have enough…

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