The Google Pixel 4 XL Shows That YOU SHOULD NEVER BUY A Google Pixel...(right away)

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    - www.cnet.com/news/google-to-pay-faulty-pixel-owners-500-after-class-action/
    - www.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/59bm37/every_pixel_has_the_halo_lens_flare_effect_a/d97noir/
    - www.androidauthority.com/google-pixel-2-xl-random-reboots-lte-bug-fix-818164/
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    - 9to5google.com/2018/10/23/google-pixel-bug-camera-save-photos/
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    - www.engadget.com/2017/10/24/pixel2-google-clicks-high-frequency-noises/
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    - 9to5google.com/2017/10/19/google-pixel-2-xl-display-color-options/
    - www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/27/pixel-2-xl-units-audio-issues-recording-video/
    - 9to5google.com/2017/10/23/the-top-speaker-on-the-pixel-2-xl-is-about-10-db-quieter-than-the-bottom-one-video/
    - bgr.com/2018/12/04/google-pixel-3-patch-issues-ram-management/
    - twitter.com/ArtemR/status/1053708854498709504
    - www.theverge.com/2018/10/19/18000482/google-pixel-2-3-camera-photos-saving-bug-issue
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    - www.mysmartprice.com/gear/google-pixel-3-latest-security-update-making-text-messages-disappear-heres-fix/
    - www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/24/deja-vu-pixel-3-3-xl-video-recordings-poor-audio/
    - www.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/9qqn0t/the_pixel_3s_microphone_sounds_normal_if_you/
    - www.engadget.com/2018/10/29/google-pixel-3-xl-second-notch-bug-fix/
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    - 9to5google.com/2019/05/01/google-pixel-3-problems-6-months/
    - arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/10/the-pixel-4s-face-unlock-works-on-sleeping-unconscious-people/
    - twitter.com/MishaalRahman/status/1186860070165979137
    - www.androidcentral.com/investigating-pixel-4s-90hz-refresh-bug
    - twitter.com/chunkynerd/status/1198844734678061056
    - 9to5google.com/2018/11/16/pixel-3-xl-bogo-deal/
    - www.theverge.com/good-deals/2018/11/21/18107357/google-pixel-3-xl-black-friday-verizon-best-buy-sale-deal
    - 9to5google.com/2019/11/08/google-pixel-discounts-prices-early-black-friday/
    - 9to5google.com/2019/11/08/pixel-4-black-friday/
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    1. This is Tech Today

      🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥🚨🔥 *BEFORE YOU COMMENT, UNDERSTAND THE POINT OF THE VIDEO: This video is about how Google Pixel Phones have gotten better each generation and the Pixel 4 XL is the best one yet. MOST IMPORTANTLY, it's about WAITING to buy a month to not only have the bugs and issues worked out but to HELP YOU SAVE MONEY by waiting for the Black Friday deals. I LOVE using my Google Pixel 4 XL and use it DAILY as my MAIN PHONE. I defended it HEAVILY in my full review, which you can watch here: **us-new.com/online/video-q-6x1kjSMrk.html* PLEASE UNDERSTAND THE VIDEO BEFORE MAKING ASSUMPTIONS AND ATTACKING ME. PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FRAUD & GET $5 FREE ON YOUR NEXT PURCHASE WITH PRIVACY.COM: privacy.com/thisistechtoday (Sponsored)

      1. SSaini

        Nah I bought the Pixel 4 day one and had no issues, unlike Samsung S10 where any finger even a piece of gum could unlock the phone using the finger print scanner. Everyone needs to stop listening to the US-new tech community, you guys do not represent the average consumer and y'all dropped the ball on the Pixel 4 and Stadia. Juan Bagnell already expose all of you!

      2. Anthony Sitko

        Come on now, don't play dumb. Your title is intentionally designed to be inflammatory to get a click. How about what you say at the 0:48s mark? The "wait to buy it" conclusion (which I agree with) is obscured

      3. Nishil Shah

        Then put usefull title of the video!!!!

      4. This is Tech Today

        You seemed to have miss the end of the title. Please don't blame lazy reading on me.

      5. Paul Cooke

        You have called the video never buy a Goole pixel in bold capitals...probably choose a different name based on what you are saying you are trying to achieve.

    2. Barry

      I bought my Pixel 2 XL within a couple of weeks of it launching. It's been rock solid! I've even dropped into the bottom of a river (accident) at about 8 feet deep for about 30 minutes - and it's still perfect. That dunk was over 6 months ago too. I love my Pixel 2 XL!

      1. This is Tech Today

        Lol, but did you save as much as you could have? I bought mine at launch, too.

    3. Anthony Bauwens

      I haven't had any issues with my Pixel.

      1. This is Tech Today

        Nice! I hardly had any of these.

    4. ImMadHD

      funny this guy 3 months ago was head over heels about google pixel 4 and now that actually released he cant stop google shaming, omgg make it stoooopp

      1. This is Tech Today

        I actually didn't shame it at all, I said you should buy it in this video, just not at launch to save money. You didn't watch the video, I see ...I have not changed my stance at all

    5. Shady Yam

      Guys just get the 3a. Literally the perfect "all you need" type of phone.

    6. Rose Schindler

      I have a google pixel 4. I was having problems hearing audio with the bluetooth through my ear buds. After 3 exchanges and my 3rd google pixel, I realized it was the Voxer app. If my voxer app's bluetooth is turned on, no other audio works on my phone. What a weird glitch!

    7. One punch Meme 1

      There is no perfect phone out there. Oneplus 7 pro: What am I a joke to you?

      1. One punch Meme 1

        @This is Tech Today I don't quite understand what you mean. I understand the choice part.

      2. This is Tech Today

        @One punch Meme 1 cool. Glad there's choice! Finding any personal value or identity in a phone and if other people validate it is wasted time and energy. Don't fall for something so meaningless. .

      3. One punch Meme 1

        @This is Tech Today The cameras are excellent, most people prefer bigger phones and wireless charging is pretty gimmicky. You really can't do multiple things while wireless charging. Curved screens you either love it or hate it me personally I love it. Along with the display, storage and value I think it crushes the pixel brand every year.

      4. This is Tech Today

        Yeah, it has a curved screen and no wireless charging in a package too big and bad cameras.

    8. Sea Star

      Still on an original Pixel XL. It works fine.

    9. Sen Ci

      Pixel hater

      1. This is Tech Today

        I don't hate them at all. I said you should buy it a month later in this video and the pixel 4 is the best one yet. For someone calling someone a hater you're spewing a lot of uninformed hate.

    10. Darren Wood

      Hey why is your Pixel 3 button orange when mines a pastel green

      1. This is Tech Today

        I have the orange Google pixel 4 xl

    11. Damacia Johnson

      I pre-ordered and I knew I shouldn't have cause it was so close to black Friday but I honestly wanted the orange color and when I saw it was limited edition that sealed it. I make sure I am an active member of the pixel community for issues, but I honestly haven't had many if any with either my 2 and now the 4.

      1. This is Tech Today

        Yeah, sometimes you have to weigh the pros and cons and the limited edition color is definitely one of them!

    12. Christopher Williams

      Still rocking the Pixel 1 XL running fine!

    13. Alex V

      I ordered the pixel 4xl during the holiday price drop. Even though I wasn't expecting to be wowed after reading and watching a ton of reviews, it still underwhelmed. Gonna return it this week, and keep rocking my still solid 2xl.

    14. Get To The Point Already

      Can't wait till I get my pixel 4 next week!

    15. Jose lima

      Traded iPhone 11 after many years of apple for pixel 4. Best phone I ever owned for my tasks

    16. CJ 4EVA

      The pixel 3a sucks smh no phone space. You barely do anything and it says you don't have enough space and force closes a lot.

    17. Meysam Babaie

      The most awful video I've ever seen, 😔😞

      1. This is Tech Today

        I didn't know it was awful to say the Pixel 4 is the best pixel yet and to wait a month after release to save hundreds of dollars. Why hate on a video trying to help people? That's so messed up, dude.

    18. Jekabs Karklins

      I have Pixel2XL today and have been using it without any problems for past year, since pixel 3 came out. The battery is great, sound quality is great and image quality is better than most iPhones, especially in the dark. Pixel 4 can't be so much better as you are advertising.

    19. Tech Jack

      I feel experientially robbed by Google pixel phones. They promise so much but hugley under deliver to the point where I am just whelmed with the offering. I purchase pixel phones used on eBay now and a generation before current year. Can't wait to buy my used pixel 3 xl on eBay for Christmas. The real price of Google phone.

    20. Sane Person

      The most frustrating part of this video is the lack of the letter "r" used in the word frustrating.

    21. Braillynn Rodriguez

      I recently purchased the Pixel 3a XL and I'm convinced I could never use a phone outside of the Pixel line of devices.

    22. Ghaith Alghaith

      I bought two pixel 4 both of them with the same problem, start getting slow and when I restart the phone, it restart forever and ever

    23. hellvillains

      Just buy if you have 💰.... nobody is perfect

      1. This is Tech Today

        Yes, but if you wait a month you save money. Why wouldn't you do that?

    24. microman780

      You talk nonsense sir! I've had all 3 generations of the Pixel, and now have a 4xl. Never had any issues. They are by far the best phones I've ever used.

      1. This is Tech Today

        @microman780 no u

      2. microman780

        @This is Tech Today chill bro

      3. This is Tech Today

        @microman780 Objectivity can be frustrating when you're biased and unwilling to know the facts. This was a video saying how the Pixel is better than ever and to save money by waiting for deals. You should really check why you're so upset over a PHONE. It's a phone. It shouldn't cause you to cease critical and objective thought. My review video, which you seemed to have not watched, has defended this phone like crazy amongst reviews that unfairly bash it. Once again, you make uninformed judgments.

      4. microman780

        @This is Tech Today I must admit I was so annoyed with what you were saying, I could not sit throught the entire video, sorry.

      5. This is Tech Today

        You must have missed the point. If you wait a month, bugs are worked out and you save hundreds of dollars. The they're best I've had, too. Watch before commenting

    25. Daniel D.

      Bullshit, i love my pixel 4! Never go back to oneplus

      1. This is Tech Today

        What's BS about saying it's better to wait a month, save a few hundred dollars and get the best phone out there that's more interesting than OP with bugs worked out? Oh, you didn't watch the video? Embarrassing. 😬

    26. Ridiculi

      Watching this on a 3a xl that I paid

    27. adir mugrabi

      No, you should never buy a Pixel. EVER! They are only marginally better than a fucking iPhone. Get a real Android phone, not a crappy Google one

    28. Julian Mcguigan

      Rocking my 3a xl. Yes my profile picture was taken on this phone. Amazing $400 phone!

    29. Sizo Simelane

      ... and what phone should you buy.... Right away?

      1. This is Tech Today

        The only phone that I know of that doesn't drop in value so quickly is the iPhone, but that's not Android. On the Android side, at least OnePlus keeps their price the same for a bit.

    30. Anthony Rezzonico

      I had to pause the video midway because I've resonated so hard with how much are regretted pre-ordering the phone and then seeing all those discounts go off. Because originally I had my Pixel 2 XL And I was planning on buying it and trading in my phone to get that extra credit. had I'd known that it would have been sold at a lower price point I would have waited to have done that with my old phone...

      1. This is Tech Today

        I know, it's so hard. I wanted to earn people and help them out with this video. So sorry that happened before, hopefully not again!

    31. eduardo crespo

      I don't believe people should talked crap about a phone unless it's shit. To be honest Google's the only company that is trying to think out of the box. Yeah no wide angle but not everyone uses it when in need, and battery is good as you are talking about a company who owns all of Android update who can fix with a tweak. Lol. Apple is a good company and Google is to. No one is bad exception on Razors new expensive ass phone. Lol.

    32. Christa Stilz

      I loved my pixel 2, so I got the pixel 4 without checking it out first. Boy do I regret that. Why take away the convenient fingerprint scanner?!?!? Why take away the back button and home button?!?! Why take the back button off of the browser??? We have muscle memory and I don't want to do hand gestures or scan my face. Super pissed and disappointed about their design changes. I AM happy with Verizon bc they allowed me to return pixel 4 and still honored the black Friday 200 off towards my new phone with will be the Galaxy S10. Ended up being a 4 dollar difference per month, which is worth not being frustrated with a pixel 4 for 2 years. I say STAY AWAY!!! GOOGLE, the biggest friggin company, needs to listen to consumer feedback. Hope they learn!!

    33. Kevin Danger Powers

      I haven't bought the pixel 4 because I was burned when I got my Pixel 3. Almost right after I bought it there was a price drop. I then owed more for the phone than it would have cost to buy a brand new one. So I won't be buying a pixel 4, at least not any time soon as I still owe a fair amount on my 3 XL as it is and still works decently for the most part.

    34. Matthew Shields

      The Pixel phones isn't about top tier specs and that makes sense because the Pixel phones are about Android the way Google sees it. In addition you have to remember that Google makes the software for multiple OEMs and it wants to stay in its niche with the Pixel phones and maintain Android dominance. People worry to much about specs for most people what Google is releasing is perfectly fine.

    35. Nick Smith

      OG pixel XL and running Android 10. Absolutely no problems whatsoever. Runs like a boss.

    36. eazibaby eaZI

      Only issue I had on the pixel 3xl was the slow finger print scanner and slow camera launch which was fixed with a software update. Bugs aren't uncommon in New software once wide spread.. (see iOS 13). Every oem I goes on sale on black friday. You couldn't get the black Friday deals on carriers without adding a line, or jumping to unlimited with a trade in or a new customer. If you were upgrading, you were stuck not unless you had a trade in device. Apple was giving bigger discounts at carriers on black Friday and they released only a month earlier. Apps were closing on 3xl because they weren't optimized for the Android 9 yet plus how adaptive battery works. It got better over time. Same on 4xl I got it 2 days ago. Love it, had 5hrs screen on at 15 hrs and 23 minutes with 19percent left on first charge. The phone was price competitively. I agree wait till black Friday. I always do for sammy, Apple and lately Google. This year didn't work out as well for me being I'm on a carrier already. I did get the trade in discount though

    37. Ian Corzine

      Haha! Not nearly as bad ...

    38. lucid dreams

      3 months ago Google pixel just destroyed the note 10 3 months later The google pixel was overhyped and turned out to be worse than expectef smh

    39. David Martrano

      Here it was cyber monday. I decided it was time to buy a pixal. Not the pixal4, I choose the 3a XL for 379.00 bucks, why? It's the true value pixal. Unfortunately the flagships are not for what's offered, too expensive. The battery in the base model is beyond ridiculous! Very good & humorous review!

    40. Mzwandile Harmans

      Am just lazy to type to tell you how the pixel 4xl doesn’t deserve to cost that price tag, quite bad

    41. Christian B.

      One year later and i can confidently say that you should never buy a pixel ever. I thought: yeah give it time the bugs will be fixed eventually. Nope my pixel 3 just got more and more bugs with some of them being fixed. Even oneplus a Chinese startup is better at doing googles software than google, they fixed many of android 10 problem on release which google still cant fix. The latest fix broke the pixel launcher entirely when using android 10 gestures. The launcher just crashes constantly. Google is just such a joke of a company how can anyone sell this to there customers and be proud of it??

      1. This is Tech Today

        Disagree

    42. Waldo V

      I love my pixel 4 XL no issues.

      1. This is Tech Today

        Same

    43. SCHeartless

      I remember watching this channel when I first got my pixel 2 when it came out. Helped a in my decision making and here I am again looking to get the pixel 4. Good to see your channel has grown since then

      1. SCHeartless

        @This is Tech Today That's good to know, since the launch has been marked with such negativity so I was a little wary on upgrading.

      2. This is Tech Today

        Thank you! The pixel 4 is soooooo much better than any other before! Thanks for checking in again!

    44. arnoni11

      galaxy s10 5g FTW

      1. This is Tech Today

        Nah

    45. Defro D

      I have no issues with my pixel 3a xl. Probably he doesn't like pixel because is from Google 😅🤔 war China VS USA... Hmmm from where is this guy? Ok. I watched full , my fold. I have to rehab my self and hand up for you. Regards

      1. This is Tech Today

        Dude, I LOVE the Google pixel and defend them like crazy. Could you at least watch the whole video? 🤦‍♂️

    46. Wesley D

      I got a Pixel 3 XL. It was a sub-par phone at best for its price point, and I got rid of it after two months. It wasn't a pretty break-up. The phone bricked, and Goohlgle said they would send me a new one. I got a refurbished phone instead, and the customer service the whole way through was terrible. It got me $500 off my S10+, though, so I guess it was worth something.

    47. Venture702

      Why is it that everytime there's a Google Pixel review there are always issues. I've had the Google Pixel, Pixel 2xl, and currently Pixel 3xl. In real life I've never had any life altering issues with any of the phones owned. My biggest comments asked on social media is, "What high end camera do you use?" Then I reply, "My Phone... 😊"

    48. jasonhelio29

      My son bought the 4xl on presale. I just ordered the reg 4 for cyber Monday. Should arrive in a few days. I saved big time as it was free from att.

    49. Oscar Ruano

      Don't like this video :)

      1. This is Tech Today

        Don't like this comment. This isn't a hit piece on Google. Watch all of it. It says the pixel is better than ever now. Jeeeeeze

    50. Abhinav Jeebun

      The truth made me a fan 😃

    51. LØRD ALPHÂ

      really dude? its been 2 years and still Pixel 2 is a stand out.

      1. This is Tech Today

        Yeah, really. The Pixel 4 XL is the best pixel yet and the holidays were the time to buy. Why do you have a problem with that?

    52. Samir Mehta

      Pathetic Review, why are you going back to older pixels?

      1. This is Tech Today

        This isn't a review, you dingleberry. Watch the whole video. It's to SHOW THAT IT'S BETTER THAN EVER.

    53. Ziggy Gamma

      I agree with this video I had so many problem with the Google pixel 3 and I would be very upset if I didn't have the protection plan because I'm currently on my second Pixel 3 because of all the problems I had with the phone

      1. This is Tech Today

        The four seems to be much better!

    54. HiiiKevin

      Looks like apple paid you...!

      1. This is Tech Today

        Looks like they didn't! Watch the video all the way and the review 🤦‍♂️ Also, Apple hardly pays anyone. - Sent from my daily driver the Pixel 4 XL 🤷‍♂️

    55. Reagan Manning

      I've bought all the Google pixel models and they work great.

      1. This is Tech Today

        Same!

    56. ••Bryana Valcarcel••

      I have a pixle 3 and it has no issues. I've only had it for a year though

    57. Mark Beckford

      They sent me a $150.00 store credit 👍

      1. This is Tech Today

        That's awesome!

    58. Ben-jamin

      Still using the original pixel XL over here, still workes great. Haha

    59. KPG 02

      Still got the pixel 1 xl and it's still better than all iPhones apart from the 11

    60. Hubba Bubba

      only issues I have is ugly app fonts and emojis

    61. Hubba Bubba

      Got it for 400$, brand new

    62. Igor Bujanović

      I had none of this issues.... So...

      1. This is Tech Today

        @Igor Bujanović not sure what you mean? Did you watch all of the video? Did you understand the point of it? Did you watch my review? You seemed to have commented before understanding.

      2. Igor Bujanović

        @This is Tech Today So the real question is why so much bragging on US-new for nothing?

      3. This is Tech Today

        I didn't have many at all myself. So..

    63. Mr J

      People got really upset that there's not a wide angle lens. But at least moment works amazing with pixel and you get to put it on both of the lenses that it currently has and add a better wide angle lens than you could have ever put in the phone to begin with. At least currently.

    64. Daniel Madsen

      I don't like the thing that they are not available in my country, Denmark, from the beginning. I cannot get the "oh so orange" here. I can only buy black and white. I have sticked with Samsung Galaxy for many years now (right now S7). Maybe I should just continue with S10 or wait for S11.

    65. okay alright

      My pixel 3a XL works just fine ... No issues

      1. This is Tech Today

        Awesome!

    66. A Hazy Nebula

      Day one user here, haven't had a single issue. Guess I'm just lucky. Love my 4XL, changed back from a pixel 2 which also didn't give me any issues, even the screen didn't have the blue hue. So here's to a lucky streak lol

      1. This is Tech Today

        Cheers! Lol

    67. Thicc Nibbas Incorporated

      I got a pixel 4 xl and I love it and definently prefer it over my old Samsung s8

      1. This is Tech Today

        Oh, I would too. That's a nice upgrade.

    68. Matthew Dinse

      I had to return my pixel 4 xl due to the horrible battery life issues. I even bought it on the deal 599 but I found because of the battery life issue I was using my phone less. The reason they cut the price on the thing is because of all the issues it has.

      1. Matthew Dinse

        This is Tech Today I sure did I kept the phone for 8 days before returning it. On my first day battery life was really bad but after I installed the 45mb update that unlocked the 90 Hertz refresh rate on screen brightness under 75 percent it did seem to get better but overall it still wasn't great. I was keeping the screen brightness at around 60 percent and the always on display off to try to also help conserve battery. I would charge the phone before I went to bed and I would unplug it before I fell asleep and when I would wake up in the morning the phone went from full battery to somewhere around the mid to high 80's. I found myself actually using my phone less out of worry that my phone would run out of battery by the end of the day... I traded in my pixel 2 xl and the battery life on the phone seemed much better even though the pixel 2 xl has a smaller battery. I understand the 4 xl has more RAM and a different processor but why didn't Google take this into account this when they were building the thing... I really tried to make the device work for me I even ordered a battery case off Amazon to see it it could help but it added to much weight and after considering the fact that I had to buy a battery case just to make the phone more usable for my everyday needs I decided to return it... It was one of the hardest return decisions I have ever made

      2. This is Tech Today

        Did you wait 5 days first? The adaptive battery kicks in on that. I go over it in my full review: us-new.com/online/video-q-6x1kjSMrk.html

    69. Steve Taylor

      I ran some real world test on my Pixel 2 Vs a new Pixel 4. The Pixel 2 was at least a second quicker to launch an app. Even on Google Maps it was far quicker. Shame really because I wanted the upgrade this year and have been waiting for the 4. Fingers crossed the 5 will be a proper fast phone.

    70. yondaime297

      The only thing I dislike is that I'm an app-heavy user and my Pixels have had incredible lag. Now split using between Tmo iPhone and Fi Pixel 3. So my P3 is mainly my camera.

      1. This is Tech Today

        While YMMV, I haven't had those issues on the Pixel 4 XL.