Staying in the high-tech world, the reason that you get to acquire the best quality of myriad of contents is because of the new phones and gadgets. Everything happens for a reason.
And the main reason among the lot is technology!
But then, every day is not a good day. Every invention does not make sense. There are reasons why technology and its new inventions have failed to please the customers. And even bigger brands like Google struggle to find success. Here are some of the top product flops of the 2010s
1) Apple drain
Apple is a brand that acquires a wow face and has earned the major tech branding in the world. However, when it launched the AirPower in 2017, it failed to gain success. AirPower was a wireless charge mat for the new Apple products during that time. It involved iPhone X and Apple Watch. It became a delayed product that got canceled because it was highly overpriced and didn’t meet the quality expectations.
2) Amazon fire
Amazon dug in a chance to enter the smartphone arena back in 2014. It launched the Amazon fire phone. The cost of the phone was $650 having D features. But during that time, it was not in demand. A year later, Amazon played smart enough to understand its loss and stopped the production of these Fire phones
3) Coolest not so cool
Coolest gained an idea of initially received a huge amount of funding but then it failed to go big. The idea was of a cooler. It got all basic electronic gadgets like a wireless speaker, USB for charging, a blender, etc. Though, it was difficult to carry around, could not deliver all its orders. It has in the market from 2016 to 2018. It gradually failed to gain crowd interest.
4) Google’s not so fine
Google launched Google Fiber. It was in the form of a direct subsidy to parent company Alphabet Inc. The prime goal was to Fiber to the home expansion. A start in the Kansas City in 2014 with a little expansion till 2015. And finally, Google had to end the initiative because of the low revenue generation
5) Google’s shiny surfaces
Google Glass was launched by Google in 2013 for $1500. It was a tester for the market. The concept is to all data from the phone directly in front of the eyes. However, at much higher prices, the obvious fact is that the world wasn’t ready for something like this. It finally caught off guard in 2015. A corporate edition is still sold but then again, fame and demand are missing.
6) Lytro Clicks
To enhance light field photography, Lytro launched a field camera. It could click a picture in the first place. And then you could move on to focus n the object. A relief for photographers at first, it got shut down after the reviews about bad quality, hazy images and sky-high prices ( USD 1600) were floated.
7) MoviePass money crunch
Debuted to offer a plan for movie lovers. It enabled any holder to watch as many movies in a month for $10. At such an effective price, there were 2 million subscribers. There were many battles fought with theatre chains and competitors. And finally, it ended the show in 2019.
8) Blackberry Tabbing it out
Blackberry Ltd or earlier called Research in motion became the leader in the mobile phone universe. With rising competitors like Samsung and Apple, it tried to revamp its game in 2010. It launched the Blackberry playbook. Due to the lack of apps, content and classy design, it failed to gain the attention of the customers. It got left behind in retail shops and ended its production in 201
9) Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 saw the flourishing success like other Samsung phones do. But, soon after its launch, it started exploding pockets or on tables. Without even being in the USA, complaints were not being enough. The phone battery got some issues and finally, the production was stopped. Although the models like Note 8 have been doing well these days.
10) Samsung entering the new
Samsung tried to enter the photography market in 2010. And then launched the NX1 in 2014. It got the specification of 4K videos, outstanding marketing and even exchange offers. And out of all of this, everything went in vain. This is because the world will not be able to visualize such amazing features then the camera series had to see the complete downfall in 2015.
Utsha Roy is an aspiring writer who has been gaining knowledge on various genres. Delving into the different cars and gadget news, she has also engaged herself into showcasing latest vehicles and gadgets news and reviews over Autonmobiles.com
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