Market Challenge: Can The Pixel Deliver For Google?

| About: Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

Summary

Morgan Stanley released a note suggesting revenue for the Pixel device from Google could reach $3.8 billion in 2017. The firm also suggested 5 million to 6 million Pixel devices could sell next year.

Can the Pixel deliver for Google?

Or is it too little, too late for the latest smartphone gadget from the technology behemoth?

Offer your perspective below!

Update: Readers like the Pixel's chances.

  • Pixel could deliver serious competition in the smartphone space - 63.4%
  • Don't buy Google due to the Pixel - buy on search strength, other products - 18.9%
  • There's no way Pixel can compete with the iPhone, other Android devices - 7.9%
  • I'd avoid the smartphone biz altogether - the market already is crowded, mature - 9.8%

Thanks to everyone who participated in today's poll. Check in tomorrow for more Market Challenge.

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Can the Pixel deliver for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)?

Morgan Stanley released a note suggesting revenue for the smartphone could reach $3.8 billion in 2017. The firm also suggested 5 million to 6 million Pixel devices could sell next year. The gross profit margin on a Pixel device was estimated at 22%-25%, which compares to an estimated 41% for the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone.

Can the Pixel compete? Or is it too little, too late for the latest smartphone gadget from the technology behemoth?

Offer your analysis below!