Google just lately introduced that it’s going to terminate unlimited ‘High-quality‘ backup on Google Photos starting June 1, 2021. While the existing Pixel devices are exempt from this change, new reports suggest that future Pixel devices won’t be capable of escape it.
As quoted by Android Authority(supply 1, 2), Google has confirmed to Android Police and Android Central that Future Google Pixel smartphones received’t have Free Google Photos backup. In reality, it received’t even get the unlimited ‘high-quality’ choice that present pixels(until Pixel 5) are going to get. This completely negates the purpose of People who mainly favor to purchase them for unlimited backup.
Instead, as reported earlier, the corporate has began emphasizing extra on its Paid Cloud Storage, Google One. If you discover on the finish of the weblog submit about Google Photos, it has talked about Google One subscriptions. Accordingly, it prices $99.99(USA)/₹6,500(India) a yr or $9.99/₹650 a month, and consists of VPN service for Android as properly(2TB Plan).
That mentioned, this affirmation mainly signifies that in case you are somebody who’s planning to purchase future pixel devices(after Google Pixel 5), you’ll want to begin saving for cloud storage. In case you run out of the free 15GB, Google will continuously warn you. And entice you to get the additional storage. Do word that, when you go away the finished storage unattended for twenty-four months, Google may delete some content material by itself.
Besides, If you observe Google’s method through the years, you possibly can see a pattern right here. The first Pixel launched unlimited “original-quality” backup to Google Photos. However, after Pixel 3a, and subsequently 4, the tagline modified to “high-quality” photos. Ironically, the identical firm, which used “unlimited backup” as a advertising tagline earlier, now says that the free 15GB it gives is sufficient to retailer three years of recollections.
That mentioned, we do perceive Google’s concern about sustaining a sustainable App expertise sooner or later. And catering to the insane demand for cloud storage day-after-day. However, it must discover a solution to lure future Pixel consumers by giving plans just like “three months of Google One(100GB)” with Pixel 5.