After years of experimenting with Nexus devices, Google finally decided it wanted to make a phone of its own. HTC might be assembling the phones, but Google designed and developed the Pixel from end to end. In doing so, it crafted a truly great smartphone that, sadly, looks a little dull. Still, the inclusion of a speedy new Snapdragon 821 chipset and a fantastic camera make the smaller Pixel a device to be reckoned with. Now if only it were a little cheaper.
- Excellent build quality
- Fantastic camera
- Smooth performance
- Yawn-inducing design
- Less water-resistant than rivals
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- 85AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsThe Wall Street Journal90Google Pixel Review: The Android iPhone Youâ€™ve BAndroid people, please step forward. Good news! Your next phone-buying decision just got a heck of a lot easier. The Google Pixel is now the best Android smartphone you can buy. The other leading contender was disqualified due to spontaneous combustion.Wired90Review: Google PixelThe immediate joke everyone, including me, made on Twitter after the Pixel launch was that Google made an iPhone. Well, that’s true. As it turns out, an iPhone running Android is exactly what I’ve been waiting for.New York Times70Google Pixel Review: Assessing the New SmartphoneIf you are uninterested in Project Fi and are not deeply invested in Google’s ecosystem, there is another route: Try an iPhone. Apple’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus outperformed the Pixel in every way in terms of hardware features. And so far, to my knowledge, Apple phones haven’t blown up.CNET90Google Pixel review: Pure Android at its absoluteIf you're wary of Samsung or looking for a worthy iPhone alternative, the Google Pixel is the high-end Android phone to get.The Guardian80Google Pixel review: an iPhone beater but not quitIf Google’s aim was to beat Apple, it has done so on battery life alone. If it was to challenge the current king of Android, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 line, then the result is less clear.Time80Review: Google Declares War on the iPhone With theAll told, the Pixel is Google’s first smartphone that can go toe-to-toe with Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy flagship. It’s on equal footing with those phones in most of the areas that really matter, although its lack of water resistance is a setback.Android Central90The Google Pixel review: Notes from a smaller phonThis is a well-made phone that performs its function as a mobile computer better than any Android phone currently available, and potentially better than any phone, period.T380Google Pixel Review: is Google's first smartphoneGoogle’s first smartphone has been a big hit with us, and we think it’s a credible alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10, and the like.TechRadar90Google Pixel reviewThe Google Pixel is an excellent flagship phone that's only let down by mediocre battery life and the still-developing Assistant. If you can stomach the price point, the Pixel is a breath of fresh Google air in a world of Android over-complication.The Verge90Google Pixel review: Home runBy today’s standards, the Pixel and Pixel XL are among the best phones you can buy.
- 70AVERAGE USER SCORE1 ReviewsJeonghan.70May 23, 2019Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Honestly this is phone sucks on my opinion.1 you can't download images off of anything and I've read other reviews theyve said the same thing, and maybe it for copy right reasons but it's not cool either way.2 the apps are strange and a bit confusing. It also confuses me why there's no gallery for pictures and only Google photos, it really annoys me.3 everything is so difficult to set up or change things.4when you zoom in far in on the camera it becomes really blurry5 the charger is sort of weird. The side of the cord that you plug into your phone, and the part of the cord that attaches to the block are the same shape and if I loose my block that connects to the cord of the charger I have to go buy a new one cause the cord doesn't fit any other type of phone block. Same if I loose my cord, I have to go buy a new block.Those are just a few of the problems and suggestions I have from only having this phone for 3 weeks and this many problems so far.
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