Google’s Pixel 4 Smartphone to Miss in Indian Market

Google Cites Difficulty in Acquiring License for Operating Frequency

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Google's Pixel 4 Smartphone to Miss in Indian Market
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Google has said its new smartphone Pixel 4 will not be available in the Indian market, citing challenges in securing the frequency needed to control its critical component, the Soli radar chip.

The new smartphone was unveiled last week Tuesday in New York and is set to hit the markets on October 24.

In a statement, the tech giant’s spokesperson said “We decided not to make Pixel 4 available in India,”

The critical chip that controls facial recognition and gestures operates in the 60 Gigahertz frequency. The Indian government does not permit companies to operate in the frequency.

India’s Department of Telecommunications is yet to comment on the decision.

India joins a list of companies including Japan, Taiwan, Italy, Spain, Germany and the UK, where the Motion Sense feature is yet to be available.

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