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Google Pixel 4 XL

Google Pixel 4 XL

from  $899+
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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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The Pixel 4 XL packs all of the same new features as its smaller siblings, and on the whole, these additions should be enough to excite even wary Pixel fans. It’s fast, thoughtful, and benefits from additions like a big, 90Hz screen and the ambitious Motion Sense system — when it works correctly, that is. Beyond all that, though, the Pixel 4 XL’s real draw is its bigger battery. It’s still doesn’t last as long as some of the Pixel’s rivals, but it’s noticeably better than what the standard Pixel 4 is capable of. If you’re enthusiastic about Google’s new additions and don’t mind a bigger phone, the Pixel 4 XL is clearly the model to invest in.

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Pros
  • MotionSense feels like the future
  • “Smooth” display looks great
  • Speedy performance
  • Google Assistant is faster and smarter
  • Great camera experience
Cons
  • Motion Sense is finicky
  • Face Unlock could be more secure
  • Middling battery life
  • Slightly dull design

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
6.3in
Internal memory
64GB
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
6.3in
64GB
Yes

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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85
 

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