When Google unveiled its first standalone smartphone project last month, we were treated to a solid device with a ‘meh’ two-tone design.
Still, it’s something that can quite clearly compete with the big boys of the handset game, especially when it comes to the camera specs.
The director of Android security at Google, Adrian Ludwig, also believes the Pixels are as secure as iPhones.
“For almost all threat models [the Pixels and iPhone] are nearly identical in terms of their platform-level capabilities,” Ludwig told Motherboard at a security conference.
But are they?
Well, after a video surfaced showing a Chinese group compromising a Pixel in around a minute at the PwnFest hacking competition — yes, a real thing — that took place in Seoul on Friday, it would appear not.