Naturally, I don't expect all these things to happen. It's a wish list, not a "the Pixel phones will be a failure if they don't do all these things" list. And Google has hinted that their phones will have unique software features, which could be major selling points. But while it seems each Android phone barely improves on the last, the last year has really seen a lot of innovation and raised expectations. Simply putting a "stock Android" phone in a nice shell isn't going to cut it this year, especially if the rumors of the Pixel phones' higher price tags are true.
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