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Future Pixel phones will not get unlimited free storage for Google Photos backups

It came as a major shock when Google declared yesterday that it will not, at this point offer unlimited free storage for high-quality photographs in Google Photos. Starting June 1, 2021, clients will rather get only 15GB of free storage that accompanies each Google Account.

The silver lining of the previous news is that current Pixel gadgets are absolved from these new policy changes. That implies if individuals have a Pixel 5 or more established, they can keep on getting unlimited free storage for high-quality photographs. It’s an extraordinary advantage for Google’s phones, and motivation to pick a Pixel gadget over a contender.

In any case, that perk clearly won’t be offered with future Pixel gadgets. As indicated by Android Central, when the following Google cell phone is delivered, transferred photographs will check towards a similar 15GB quota that comes free with each Google Account. From that point forward, they will apparently be needed to pay for a Google One membership, which begins at $1.99 for 100GB. In the event that they pay for a 2TB plan, which is $9.99 every month, they will get additional items like a VPN and even advanced editing features in Google Photos.

In the event that the report is valid, it’s a colossal dissatisfaction, in light of the fact that having unlimited free high-quality photograph storage is an awesome advantage. Individuals would figure Google would use that as a selling point for future Pixel gadgets, however that is evidently not the situation. In the previous declaration, Google didn’t specify any plans for future Pixel phones, so everybody are actually holding out expectation limitless free photograph reinforcements will keep on being an advantage.

In the event that individuals own a Pixel 5 or prior, they have more explanation than any other time in recent memory to retain from overhauling. In the event that they don’t claim a Pixel gadget, the arrangement changes will become effective starting June 1, 2021. As per Google, most Photos clients ought to have around three additional years worth of free excellent photograph reinforcement. Yet, as everybody learned, it won’t simply be photographs that check toward their 15GB designation, however records and reports, as well, so the free stockpiling may go snappier than they might suspect.

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