Google has decided to bring it’s former Nexus One webstore back from the dead after mysteriously disappearing, mainly due to the failure of the store and Google focusing more on third-party retailers.
The Google Phone Gallery still operates under its former guise at google.com/phone, and will showcase all Android powered phones that “deliver the best Google experience”.
But it seems as though company competition still exists and the Google Gallery does not seem to want anything to do with the Samsung Galaxy, which has been tentatively named as the iPhone’s biggest rival.
The reason for this? Microsoft Bing. As it turns out, Google are doing their utmost to exclude any Android phone that uses Microsoft Bing as the default search provider. This includes the Galaxy as it also points to Bing for its search results.
Have you checked out the gallery yet? Would you be using it to make a decision regarding your next Android purchase? If the store does not seem to do the trick, you can always check out the handy flow chart we provided yesterday to help make your choice that little simpler.
Source: The Register