Google's drove the search giant's overall phone sales, CEO Sundar Pichai told investors on Thursday. The , which debuted in May, was responsible for unit sales of doubling in the second quarter, Pichai said in a call after the earnings release.
Pichai also credited an expanded distribution network for the success of Verizon and the Google store, are now available at T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Spectrum Mobile and other sellers, Pichai said., which starts at $399, and the rest of the Pixel line. In addition to
The expanded distribution "has greatly diversified our sales footprint in the US," Pichai said.
The comments come after Alphabet, Google's parent company, for the quarter ended June 30. Alphabet, raked in $38.94 billion in sales, beating estimates of $38.14 billion, the company said Thursday. Earnings per share were $14.21 Analysts on average had expected $11.30 per share, according to Thomson Reuters.