After 10 years of Google’s messy hardware strategy, it looks like they finally got it right

Google’s Pixel sequence has all the time been in a little bit of a tricky spot. Whereas it supplied a “pure” model of Android that Google designed totally in-house, shopping for one usually felt like shopping for the overpriced title model Cheetos when the shop model tastes precisely the identical. Equally, it by no means felt like a Google Pixel Watch made sense within the numerous Put on OS smartwatch market w. corporations left and proper have been vying for supremacy by providing dozens of various kinds — all with virtually equivalent performance — every year.

Quick-forward to 2022, w. the smartwatch market is as boring as ever and smartphones aren’t too far behind, sans perhaps the most effective foldable telephones if that type of factor appeals to you, Google has by no means had it extra collectively than it does proper now. With Google’s RCS messaging lastly being adopted by default by massive gamers like Samsung and the extremely robust portfolio we simply noticed introduced at Google I/O 2022, this looks like the 12 months that each one of Google’s drawn-out {hardware} efforts may lastly repay.