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Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL discussion thread - Released October 9th (updated)

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jeffyjaixx wrote:
Oct 15th, 2018 8:53 am
Pure Android OS isn't optimized at all?
Android obviously has optimizations in it. But I don't think Google works as hard to make sure Android is super smooth on older devices, the way that Apple does (of course, Apple often achieves that by simply not offering some new features).
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wearysky wrote:
Oct 15th, 2018 10:19 am
Android obviously has optimizations in it. But I don't think Google works as hard to make sure Android is super smooth on older devices, the way that Apple does (of course, Apple often achieves that by simply not offering some new features).
I see. Well, Google is planning to offer at least 3 years of support which is how long I have had my 6s plus for. I'll see by that time if I'll get another phone but I'm sure it can last more than that.
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jeffyjaixx wrote:
Oct 15th, 2018 12:08 pm
I see. Well, Google is planning to offer at least 3 years of support which is how long I have had my 6s plus for. I'll see by that time if I'll get another phone but I'm sure it can last more than that.
My Nexus 6P was running great after 2 years worth of updates. The nice thing about Android (particularly Google's own devices) is that if Stock Android ain't cutting it for you, there's always third party options available in the dev community. Particularly for pared down/faster versions.
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Pre ordered mine. My iphone 6 is dying even with the latest ios update. Its about time I guess.

My delivery date is Nov 28 - 29. Any chance that is true? or does it usually get delayed?
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150dpi wrote:
Oct 16th, 2018 2:49 pm
My delivery date is Nov 28 - 29. Any chance that is true? or does it usually get delayed?
When did you order? I placed the order the day of the announcement and my Clearly White 64 GB XL is coming Nov 5-6.
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I tried preordering it on Friday. But the google stand was out of stock so I had to wait until it was back before putting in the preorder to take advantage of the promo... Which was yesterday...

I hope it doesn’t get delayed too much... I have vacation plans 2nd week of December.
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150dpi wrote:
Oct 17th, 2018 9:23 am
I tried preordering it on Friday. But the google stand was out of stock so I had to wait until it was back before putting in the preorder to take advantage of the promo... Which was yesterday...

I hope it doesn’t get delayed too much... I have vacation plans 2nd week of December.
From past experience, their shipping estimates are pretty accurate. I've ordered a few phones and cases throughout the years from the Google store. I think they ship with UPS or FedEx so the potential Canada Post disruption shouldn't delay shipment.
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Saturate wrote:
Oct 17th, 2018 5:02 pm
From past experience, their shipping estimates are pretty accurate. I've ordered a few phones and cases throughout the years from the Google store. I think they ship with UPS or FedEx so the potential Canada Post disruption shouldn't delay shipment.
Thank you! Good news!
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rebel_rfd wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 9:46 am
The only promising aspects of Pixel 3XL are the AI features but some we won't even get, like the Call Screen.

Touchwiz has come a long way and with more users out there, there are is also a lot of customization available.
That's about the only tempting me to switch.
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jeffyjaixx wrote:
Oct 20th, 2018 11:57 am
Is call screen EVER coming to Canada? It's pretty neat.
Is it not built into the Pixel 3?

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