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Google Pixel XL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 317 reviews of Google Pixel XL. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and design. The usability and camera are also appreciated. The sound and price get less positive views. There are some mixed reviews about the connectivity.

performance, camera, usability, design, battery

price, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Google Pixel XL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Google Pixel XL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

34% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Malarie Gokey (digitaltrends.com)

Google Pixel XL review

 

Google's Pixel XL is the best Android phone you can buy, hands down.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

OnePlus 3T vs. Google Pixel XL: Bargain bin

 

Episode 2 of our Bargain bin comparisons pits the Google Pixel XL against the OnePlus 3T. The first Phone by Google versus the Flagship killer, generation 3.5. The droid priced to match the iPhone against a high-end phone that won't break your bank.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by (engadget.com)

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on Google's Pixel and Pixel XL

 

The 5-inch Pixel is a great phone, and its big brother, the Pixel XL, is ever so slightly better. You'll get the same top-tier performance as on the smaller model, just with a bigger, crisper display and a more capacious battery to sweeten the deal....

Excellent build quality ; Fantastic camera ; Smooth performance

Expensive ; Yawn-inducing design ; Less water-resistant than rivals

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Lynn La (cnet.com)

Google's larger Pixel XL whips up an ace Android experience (review)

 

The Google Pixel XL serves up a superior camera and Google Assistant in a bigger, sharper display.

The beautifully designed Google Pixel XL features a superb camera, an expansive display and the robust Google Assistant.

The XL is Google's priciest phone yet. The camera Lens Blur feature needs improvement and it's not as water resistant as its top-tier rivals.

Get Google's fantastic Pixel XL if you can cough up the cash and simply want more pure Android goodness on a bigger screen.

Jan, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

Google Pixel XL

 

The Pixel XL has top-notch hardware, the latest Android software, and guaranteed support from Google, making it one of the best big-screen Android phones you can buy.

Fast Snapdragon 821 processor. Sharp display. Latest Android 7.1 software and guaranteed updates. Excellent camera. Promising Google Assistant functionality. 24/7 live help.

No waterproofing, expandable storage, or wireless charging

Conclusions At $769 (or $869 if you go with the 128GB model, which you should), the Google Pixel XL is priced to compete with the highest-end phones on the market. And in most regards, it's a success. The Pixel XL represents a combination of powerful...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Lynn La (cnet.com)

Google Pixel XL review

 

Let's make it official: the Google Pixel XL is the best high-end, super-sized phone on the market. Like its very similar, though smaller and less expensive Pixel sibling, the Pixel XL brings together premium performance, aesthetics, and ergonomics...

The beautifully designed Google Pixel XL features a superb camera, an expansive display and the robust Google Assistant.

The XL is Google's priciest phone yet. The camera Lens Blur feature needs improvement and it's not as water resistant as its top-tier rivals.

Get Google's fantastic Pixel XL if you can cough up the cash and simply want more pure Android goodness on a bigger screen.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Matt Humrick, Brandon Chester (anandtech.com)

The Google Pixel XL Review: Life After Nexus

 

The Nexus brand has been around for nearly seven years now. As technology matured, the Nexus phones demonstrated consistent improvement from one generation to the next; however, the brand's inconsistency resulted in a series of seemingly one-off...

In the end, the Pixel XL is a decent enough phone, but it is not the ultimate Android phone that people were likely hoping for. It fails to stand out in a crowded market and cannot claim to be the best in any single category; at best it is a jack of...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

A new Google Pixel XL Review in brief, 5-months later

 

It's been 5 months since I started using a Google Pixel XL and, like no other phone before it, I can't imagine switching to any other device. While it's quite possible the newest wave of smartphones from brands like Samsung and LG will out-style and...

Best smartphone camera on the market ; Google's software and hardware ; Seamless updates without need for tapping ; Swift, responsive UI that does not slow down, months later ; Strong, flat, standard industrial design

Could benefit from wireless charging ; Front-facing speakers would be best ; Availability should've been solid from the start ; Android File Transfer should work or be replaced

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Google Pixel XL Smartphone Review

 

Bombastic? High-end specifications, an excellent camera, and a large battery are supposed to justify the steep price of the google smartphone. The Google assistant and vast storage capacity for photos should do just that. But, is this sufficient?

good display ; high-end build quality ; LTE Cat. 11 ; fast WiFi ; excellent voice quality ; great cameras ; low SAR values

no Dual-SIM ; no microSD support ; PWM ; SoC throttling

The Google Pixel XL is a very good smartphone. However, its core feature, the Google Assistant, is not a decisive reason to buy it. Above all, it does not justify the price which the manufacturer charges for its product. The Google Pixel XL brings top...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Google Pixel XL Review: Android embodied, for better or worse

 

Nexus phones have always represented Google's super-focused vision of the future of Android, but for 2016 the attention to detail is getting down to individual pixels. That's pixels, plural: two Nougat flagships, distinguished only by their size, the...

Solid, high-quality construction ; Fast processor and smooth touch response ; Excellent image stabilization ; Free photos/video cloud storage ; Lengthy battery life

Uninspiring design ; Expensive compared to Nexus phones of old ; No USB-C video output ; No wireless charging support

Oct, 2016

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