Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of hardware at Google, introduces the Pixel Phone by Google during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco. Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

‘Android is not invincible’: What Google is risking by releasing its Pixel smartphone

Analysts say the move further complicates its relationship with its manufacturer partners

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Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of hardware at Google, introduces the Pixel Phone by Google during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco. Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters
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