Google Settles Pixel Class Action Lawsuit, Will Pay Owners Up to $500

A class action lawsuit was filed against Google by owners of the original Google Pixel phone. They had claimed that the company had knowingly sold units with defective microphones. Google has now agreed to settle the lawsuit and will thus be providing up to $500 to owners of said defective units. The settlement is yet to receive the court’s approval but it will see Google paying out up to $500 per device to some Pixel owners. The total settlement cost works out to $7.25 million. It only covers Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones produced before January 4th, 2017.Google did admit in March 2017 that there was an issue with some units. It said back then that less than 1 percent of Pixel smartphones had a “hairline crack in the solder connection on the audio codec.” This had resulted in issues with calling.Google rectified it by promising “additional steps to reinforce the connection.” It was sued by owners less than a year later who didn’t agree with Google continuing to sell the

Google Settles Pixel Class Action Lawsuit, Will Pay Owners Up to $500

Google has settled a class action lawsuit alleging serious issues with the first-gen Pixel microphone. Affected owners could get as much as $500 from the company, but the payout will probably ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Extremetech

Google settles Pixel class-action lawsuit, owners will receive up to $500

Soon after their launch in October 2016, hundreds of Pixel owners reported not being able to make calls, record audio with the camera app, or use Google Assistant because of a hardware fault ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Techspot

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500

A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Engadget

Google to pay faulty Pixel owners $500 after class-action - CNET

Owners of the original Google Pixel smartphone could be owed $500 if their device experienced multiple failures due to an audio defect.

Tue 14 May 19 from CNET

Google Settles Pixel And Pixel XL Class Action Suit, $500 Payday Might Come To Some Owners

Owners of the original Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones who have devices that were manufactured before January 4, 2017, may get some money from Google. Google has agreed to a proposed ...

Tue 14 May 19 from HotHardware

Faulty Pixel Owners Will Get Up To $500 From Google

A class action lawsuit was filed against Google by owners of the original Google Pixel phone. They had claimed that the company had knowingly sold units with defective microphones. Google ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Ubergizmo

Google agrees to pay owners of faulty Pixel phones up to $500

Google has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by owners of the original Google Pixel who said the company knowingly sold handsets with defective microphones. Pending ...

Tue 14 May 19 from The Verge

Pixel phone owners: Google may owe you $500

Google settles a class-action lawsuit over faulty Pixel microphones. Google will pay original Pixel owners up to $500 after settling a class action lawsuit over phones with defective microphones. ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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