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Google will stock Pixel 8 spare parts for seven years

The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Google isn’t just promising seven years of upgrades for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro — the company says it’ll also stock spare parts for seven years as well.

“Parts will be available for seven years. That’s part of our commitment,” Soniya Jobanputra, director of product management at Google, told Android Authority. “[W]e need to make our parts available so you can keep your hardware alive for that long.”

While Google didn’t specifically tell the publication it’ll make those parts available to you, it’s hard to imagine otherwise. Not only does iFixit now sell repair parts for every modern Pixel phone with Google’s blessing and support — up to and including the Pixel Fold’s $900 screen — but right-to-repair will almost certainly be the…

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