The Pixel 4 and 4 XL models weren't there for a year in Google's online store. replenishment. Phones are still available from outside retailers while stocks last, but production will not continue. The series waved goodbye to the series surprisingly quickly, less than a year after its release – models from the previous two generations have been sold by the company for more than twice as long. With the move, Google is likely to seek to steer customers toward the soon-to-be-debuting Pixel 5, or if they’re looking for a cheaper alternative, the recently introduced Pixel 4a model. Of course, Pixel 4 and 4XL owners will continue to receive software and security updates for at least three years from the time the devices are released.
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