Bought this phone in the first month of its release and it is giving me major errors less than 2 months away.
First up were random hanging of the phone specially the phone dialer app. Next came camera app freezing issues. After that came HARDWARE issues.
I spoke to the Google support center and they asked me to show the product at the nearest service center which was in Noida, whereas I am based far away from that. I went all the way to Delhi then to get the phone fixed.
The hardware issue was sorted out in 2 days but less than 2 days later more trouble arrived:
1) The selfie camera doesn't function properly
2) Phone app hangs every now and then
3) The system is using unprecedented amounts of data (40GB in less a week) thereby finishing of monthly data limits.
4) The system is not moving to the next update for some unknown reason
5) Random calls do not go through at times
Buying a premium phone from Google, this was surely not expected. Can't expect so many issues from such a premium device from Google. I have been an avid Android user since the very beginning and clearly this has been my WORST experience so far.
I have been using the Day Dream device on the phone, that surprisingly does well till now. I am sure with the way things are, soon enough that too will start getting all sorts of glitches.
Definitely not happy about the product.
MUST NOT BUY.
2u2, 24 Dec 2016Google is having hard times to keep up with the Pixel demand, but the company is also having a... moreSuch a bs. Been using this phone and it's awesome. So fast, awesome camera, long battery life, fast charging.
a great phone.i saw one from my american friend and it was so cool.please distribute this phone to africa too..we are sure to want it
Sherin, 27 Dec 2016There is no such issues. That's only gossip from iPhone users. Am using pixel XL last one mont... moreYes because iPhone users can't accept that Apple would be bankrupt so they try their best to bring down android phones. I feel sad for Samsung because of Note7. Hahahaha
Hi everyone one. Am using Google pixel XL since last month. It excellent phone without any issues. Also it super fast. Once you started using it, you will really start love this phone. If you are looking for a budget phone, I recommend Nexus 6P. That was my previous phone.
2u2, 24 Dec 2016Google is having hard times to keep up with the Pixel demand, but the company is also having a... moreThere is no such issues. That's only gossip from iPhone users. Am using pixel XL last one month. It's exciting phone with no issues at all..
TonyReen, 21 Dec 2016Hey guys, this an Android Phone from Google, and not a phone from Apple!!looks like u didn't get that sarcasm
Google is having hard times to keep up with the Pixel demand, but the company is also having a hard time keeping up with the issues regarding the phones. After already several big software-related issues, including the audio distortion and shutdown issues, there is yet another possible major issue on the horizon.
Users of Google Pixel phones, both the Pixel and Pixel XL, are now reporting that they are randomly experiencing software freezes that render them unusable from anywhere between a few seconds to several minutes.
Looks just like the iphone can clearly tell that, although its a nice design having the home button on the back of the phone. By doing this they should have expanded the screen would have made it look even better than it does.
Anonymous, 22 Dec 2016What's your point? This is no different than any of the previous Nexus devices.
Google did... moreMy point is simple - design and components supplier was as per Google's and only assembly line of HTC was used to put things together.
In Nexus times OEM had right to put their branding on device. But in Pixel it only Google.
It is known fact that pixels were first offered to Huawei, but they denied since it was not to have it's name on it.
HTC is running in red, hence they accepted the offer only to assemble the stuff for Google.
TonyReen, 21 Dec 2016Hey guys, this an Android Phone from Google, and not a phone from Apple!!nonsense, this is ipixel from apple.
just look at the design for christ's sake!!
apple did a reversal on removing the headphone jack and moved the home button to the back. making this phone look real stunning.
don't try and call this a google phone. google haven't the guts to copy (outright) apple's designs....besides, everyone knows how douchey it is to be copying other people's designs.
aatif khan, 19 Dec 2016HTC has only assembled the phone.
Google designed and detailed it.
What's your point? This is no different than any of the previous Nexus devices.
Google did not manufacture or assemble the hardware components.
Google should tread carefully with this direction of branding their own phones that runs their OS. Hardware manufacturers generally don't like this and will explore other OS options if they feel Google is encroaching on their turf.
htc 10 user , 18 Dec 2016Point of correction, it's htc that made this phone including pixel XL Htc only assembled it, it has been designed by google
Is it possible to root ?
Internal memory is given as 128 GB. But Google may use 100 GB.
best phone it is ,I really like it and bought a phone case 4 days before i get it.
hahn, 19 Dec 2016love the ipixel!!! finally, apple realise their error and put back the headphone jack!!! ... moreI just wanted everyone to know that every thing in the above mentioned comment is without a shadow of a doubt true...the ipixel is honestly the best phone on the market and is the thing that is going to pull apple out of the ashes after the death of their leader Bill Jobs...At this rate samsoong will not be able to compete because Steve Gates only cares about himsel and making a quick buck. I hope that this comment convinces you to upvote the previous comment so maybe one day Steve Gates himself will see this and know that everyone knew samsoong was only going to go bankrupt, he will know that everyone knew his company will fail but him.