The Google Pixel line had its strongest performance since launch in 2019, a tweet from an IDC analyst said today. The line shipped over 7.2 million phones last year, overtaking competitors like OnePlus for the same calendar year.
. @Google continues to expand the #Pixel portfolio and sales are growing. In 2019 shipments grew 52% YoY to reach the highest volume ever, with strong performances in the USA, Western Europe and Japan. It now ships more units than @oneplus but it is still far from reaching Top10 pic.twitter.com/qY66isF9vN
— Francisco Jeronimo (@fjeronimo) June 9, 2020
While it may be puzzling to see the Pixel line’s sales described as “strong”, especially after The Information’s report that came out last month, it’s important to place it in context. As IDC notes, the combined sales of the Pixel 3, 3a and 4 pushed the line up from where it was a year before. The Pixel 4 and…