The 2016 Pixel and Pixel XL had a microphone fault and now Google has agreed to settle a lawsuit and pay out $7.25 million.
Did you own the original Pixel or Pixel XL smartphone Google released back in 2016? If so, you could be in line for some cash thanks to a class action lawsuit Google has now decided to settle. How much cash? Up to $500.
As Android Police reports, last year a lawsuit was filed against Google regarding the microphones on original Pixel devices becoming disabled due to an fault. The problem stemmed from a hairline crack in solder for the mics, which Google only admitted to in 2017. Worse still, is the fact Google was at one point sending out replacement handsets that still carried the same fault.

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