10-20-2018 04:40 PM
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  1. billchat's Avatar
    For the last few days I've been using the Pixel 3 XL - white 64GB. There were many things I liked about it, the size wasn't one of them. I am returning the phone and as soon as the credit appears on my card I'll return to plan A - Black 64 GB unlocked Pixel 3.

    This is my story, your story may vary.
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    10-19-2018 01:14 PM
  2. Morty2264's Avatar
    Let us know how you like the smaller Pixel 3!
    10-19-2018 01:16 PM
  3. klau25's Avatar
    Coming from a 2 XL, i definitely appreciate using a smaller size phone again with the 3. I really don't miss the bigger screen that much. I think I miss already is the bigger battery. My 2 XL battery was awesome. I am actually getting a wireless charger to use at work now.
    billchat likes this.
    10-19-2018 01:19 PM
  4. billchat's Avatar
    Let us know how you like the smaller Pixel 3!
    I know I'll like smaller Pixel, been using a P2 for the last year. I am going to order the special NCPA model in black.
    (NCPA = No Cat Pictures Allowed - )
    Wiley_11, jimbo1mcm and Morty2264 like this.
    10-19-2018 01:30 PM
  5. ndonnine's Avatar
    For the last few days I've been using the Pixel 3 XL - white 64GB. There were many things I liked about it, the size wasn't one of them. I am returning the phone and as soon as the credit appears on my card I'll return to plan A - Black 64 GB unlocked Pixel 3.

    This is my story, your story may vary.
    Totally agree. I had the 2 xl. Just got my 3 and the size is amazing now that the screen is much larger and lack of bezels.

    One hand use for the win.

    Now I have to get faster at texying one handed.
    billchat likes this.
    10-19-2018 01:48 PM
  6. dov1978's Avatar
    I'm sure far more people would be happy with the XL models if Google bothered to add One Handed Mode like most other manufacturers. It still baffles me that they haven't
    10-19-2018 01:52 PM
  7. raqball's Avatar
    Never been a fan of the ginormous phones and always get the smaller version of everything.. Pixel, iPhone, Samsung S series, ect and love the Xperia Compact line as well....

    The Pixel 3 has a large screen in a compact'ish size.. Win, win!
    billchat likes this.
    10-19-2018 01:53 PM
  8. ndonnine's Avatar
    I'm sure far more people would be happy with the XL models if Google bothered to add One Handed Mode like most other manufacturers. It still baffles me that they haven't
    Disagreed. It has one hand for the keyboard but holding a giant phone one handed just isn't comfortable. Plus when I go running the bigger phones suck. They bounce harder in workout shorts.
    10-19-2018 02:48 PM
  9. chezm's Avatar
    Also ordered the 3 instead of XL, my iPhone 7+ As a phone is too big (and I got pretty big hands) and the overall form factor coupled with no notch make it a preferred choice
    maverick96 likes this.
    10-19-2018 03:12 PM
  10. maverick96's Avatar
    Also ordered the 3 instead of XL, my iPhone 7+ As a phone is too big (and I got pretty big hands) and the overall form factor coupled with no notch make it a preferred choice
    I agree. I have the 3XL and wish I went with regular 3.
    10-19-2018 03:26 PM
  11. Ry's Avatar
    I'm sure far more people would be happy with the XL models if Google bothered to add One Handed Mode like most other manufacturers. It still baffles me that they haven't
    Just wait. Google will probably put it into AOSP in the next year or so and all the Google/Nexus/Pixel fans will love it like OEMs didn't already include it.
    10-19-2018 03:30 PM
  12. Ry's Avatar
    I'm sure far more people would be happy with the XL models if Google bothered to add One Handed Mode like most other manufacturers. It still baffles me that they haven't
    Just wait. Google will probably put it into AOSP in the next year or so and all the Google/Nexus/Pixel fans will love it like OEMs didn't already include it.
    10-19-2018 03:30 PM
  13. dov1978's Avatar
    Disagreed. It has one hand for the keyboard but holding a giant phone one handed just isn't comfortable. Plus when I go running the bigger phones suck. They bounce harder in workout shorts.
    That I totally get. Right now I have a second smaller phone that I use just for running.
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    10-19-2018 03:56 PM
  14. SteelGator's Avatar
    I got a 3 and a 3 XL, while I prefer the XL, I was surprised by the 3 and can see why folks are happy with it. It is good to have choices.
    10-19-2018 03:57 PM
  15. ndonnine's Avatar
    That I totally get. Right now I have a second smaller phone that I use just for running.
    Sometimes I miss mp3 players haha.
    10-19-2018 04:35 PM
  16. Morty2264's Avatar
    I know I'll like smaller Pixel, been using a P2 for the last year. I am going to order the special NCPA model in black.
    (NCPA = No Cat Pictures Allowed - )
    LOOOOL that's a good one!
    billchat likes this.
    10-19-2018 08:17 PM
  17. EMGSM's Avatar
    For the last few days I've been using the Pixel 3 XL - white 64GB. There were many things I liked about it, the size wasn't one of them. I am returning the phone and as soon as the credit appears on my card I'll return to plan A - Black 64 GB unlocked Pixel 3.

    This is my story, your story may vary.
    Wasn't the P3 your original choice anyway?
    10-19-2018 08:56 PM
  18. EMGSM's Avatar
    I'm sure far more people would be happy with the XL models if Google bothered to add One Handed Mode like most other manufacturers. It still baffles me that they haven't
    I agree. I would like a one-handed mode similar to iPhone's take on it.
    10-19-2018 08:58 PM
  19. vzwuser76's Avatar
    I know I'll like smaller Pixel, been using a P2 for the last year. I am going to order the special NCPA model in black.
    (NCPA = No Cat Pictures Allowed - )
    Well I'm still on mine yet. I think I'll wait and see if either Google tries a fix like last year or maybe wait a bit and try a replacement. What I wish is that I was closer to another Pixel 3 to see if my red/pink shift is typical or not.
    10-19-2018 09:12 PM
  20. billchat's Avatar
    Wasn't the P3 your original choice anyway?
    Yes it was - thought I'd give the XL a try - my bad.

    Back to Plan A - Pixel 3 64 Gb Black with a Google Pixel 3 Spigen Slim Armor Black case
    Have the case - phone to be here 10/23
    10-19-2018 09:30 PM
  21. Theot's Avatar
    Yes it was - thought I'd give the XL a try - my bad.

    Back to Plan A - Pixel 3 64 Gb Black with a Google Pixel 3 Spigen Slim Armor Black case
    Have the case - phone to be here 10/23
    Nice choice in cases! I love the Spigen Slim Armor case on my P2. Protective but not bulky. Whatever phone I get next will have one on it. If they don't make one for it I'm not getting that phone.
    billchat likes this.
    10-19-2018 09:55 PM
  22. EMGSM's Avatar
    Yes it was - thought I'd give the XL a try - my bad.

    Back to Plan A - Pixel 3 64 Gb Black with a Google Pixel 3 Spigen Slim Armor Black case
    Have the case - phone to be here 10/23
    I really like the feel of the 3 bight I already ordered a bunch of XL stuff so I stuck with the XL
    10-20-2018 12:23 AM
  23. akhil8's Avatar
    For me vanilla version is better than XL
    10-20-2018 08:05 AM
  24. billchat's Avatar
    I really like the feel of the 3 bight I already ordered a bunch of XL stuff so I stuck with the XL
    I ordered some XL stuff too, but the everyday use of the XL was uncomfortable for me. I really like the bigger screen, but couldn't justify keeping it.
    chezm likes this.
    10-20-2018 08:09 AM
  25. TheJastrom's Avatar
    The is the first phone that I actually want the smaller model but I just want to know if battery life is decent.
    Morty2264 likes this.
    10-20-2018 09:28 AM
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