Pixel 2 XL to Key2

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I've loved my Pixel ever since I got it in January this year but I've also followed closely the evolution from Key1 to the Key2. I used to be a fan of BlackBerry back in their heyday and there is a part of me that has missed that keyboard ever since. I recently purchased the Key2 and thought I'd see how I get on. There is no doubt that the pixel is a superior phone but I started to question how I use a phone and what I love about it. My pixel, with Nova looked just like my S7 edge before it. I used the same apps, the same set up on the home screen, pretty much set it up like my last phone. The Key2 however cannot be accused of looking similar to any other phone I've owned before it. The keyboard I knew I was going to enjoy, it's just so comfortable to type on. But it's the sheer individual feeling that this phone gives you. Contrary to a lot of reviews I've seen, it's fast and has no lag as far as I can tell. The 660 processor works blindingly well with the 6gb of RAM. The shortcuts on the keyboard just keep you modifying and playing with the phone for days. The convenience key can be set to act fairly similar to the pixel for Google assistant. The camera is not as bad as I've. Been lead to believe even tho it's not a patch on the pixel. But that's about the only thing I miss. I've used this for 2 weeks and I'm pretty sure I'm keeping it. It's just so much fun to play with. I can only describe it as gadget rather than a phone as it's constantly changing in my pocket. I love my Pixel but I'm really enjoying something different.
 

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Congrats, you got to use what you like. Personally never a fan of hardware keyboard which is the only thing Key2 has over Pixel. For me physical keyboard is actually a disadvantage but there is definitely a niche group who love their physical keyboards, so glad they have a choice
 

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We have two Keyones in our lives household and both are still snappy and take decent photos. Both users love the pkb and having expandable storage.
Congrats on your KeyTwo. It's a great phone and certainly unique among the sea of slabs.
 

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We have two Keyones in our lives household and both are still snappy and take decent photos. Both users love the pkb and having expandable storage.
Congrats on your KeyTwo. It's a great phone and certainly unique among the sea of slabs.

I think this is what's pushed me towards this phone, my colleague bought the P20 pro and not a single person noticed. It's an amazing phone and I was genuinely excited for him bit it looked just like all other phones. Couple of hours in with tthis one and I was asked about 4 times what I had in my hand. It's stands out
 

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I think this is what's pushed me towards this phone, my colleague bought the P20 pro and not a single person noticed. It's an amazing phone and I was genuinely excited for him bit it looked just like all other phones. Couple of hours in with tthis one and I was asked about 4 times what I had in my hand. It's stands out

It certainly does! I really do miss my physical keyboard. I type much better on one. That's too bad about your colleague's P20 Pro - that's a fantastic phone but you are right, all phones look the same after a while; except for ones like the Key 2.
 

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Sounds like you found a device that suits you well. That's the beauty of Android.. That freedom of choice to get what's right for Y-O-U!

GL with the Key2!
 

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That's a very interesting transition. Glad you like it - I'm interested if you could do some real world camera comparisons for the K2 and P2; if not that's cool but it'd be neat to see.
 

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I think this is what's pushed me towards this phone, my colleague bought the P20 pro and not a single person noticed. It's an amazing phone and I was genuinely excited for him bit it looked just like all other phones. Couple of hours in with tthis one and I was asked about 4 times what I had in my hand. It's stands out

To me it’s a good thing that no one notices my phone. :).
 

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That's a very interesting transition. Glad you like it - I'm interested if you could do some real world camera comparisons for the K2 and P2; if not that's cool but it'd be neat to see.

I'd like to give that a go actually. To upload pics, you need to do it from the website or can I do it on the app? Never quite worked that out
 

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I'd like to give that a go actually. To upload pics, you need to do it from the website or can I do it on the app? Never quite worked that out
I know that you can do it on the website and I've done it a few times on Tapatalk but I'm not really sure if it is working the way I think it should or not.
 

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I'd like to give that a go actually. To upload pics, you need to do it from the website or can I do it on the app? Never quite worked that out

You can do it on the app as an attachment. Look for the paperclip on the upper right hand side. Might be better if you create a link to full size pics for better comparison though.
 

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