Is the pixel XL still worth buying?

Asked By: Edisson Srol | Last Updated: 31st January, 2020
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The Pixel XL is tempting but not worth buying in 2019
After all, you can find them refurbished online for about $200. The original Pixel still feels modern in many respects, but lacking update support really hurts its value. There's no denying that the original Pixel XL is still a solid phone.

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Similarly one may ask, is the pixel 2 XL still worth buying in 2019?

The Pixel 2 may not have been the flashiest phone during its time, but its next-level camera and clean software allowed it to stand out as one of the best Android phones of that time. In 2019, however, is it still worth it? The battery life is excellent, the phone is fast and responsive and the camera is phenomenal.

One may also ask, is the Google pixel still supported? Google will no longer support the original Pixel and Pixel XL by telephone or online customer support channels. Like the security updates, phone and online support is only guaranteed for three years after the phone is released. Those phones launched in Spring 2016 and 2017, respectively.

Also asked, how long will pixel 1 be supported?

around three years

How long will pixel XL Get updates?

If you bought your device from the Google Store, updates will typically reach your device within 2 weeks. If you bought your device elsewhere, updates can take longer. Pixel phones get Android version updates for at least 3 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store.

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Is pixel 3 XL better than pixel 2 XL?

The more expensive Pixel 3 XL has a larger 6.3-inch screen, with a higher resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 pixels, which translates to 523 ppi. The Pixel 2 XL has a 6-inch screen with a resolution of 2,880 x 1,440 pixels which works out to 538 ppi.

Should I upgrade my pixel 2?

The Pixel 2 was a great phone, but you should strongly consider upgrading. The bezels of the Pixel 2 were laughable in 2017, and in 2019, they're downright silly. The bezels of the Pixel 2 were laughable in 2017, and in 2019, they're downright silly.

Is Android 10 fixed yet?

Update [September 14, 2019]: Google has reportedly confirmed that they have successfully identified and fixed the issue that caused sensors to go broke in the Android 10 update. Google will roll out the fixes as part of the October update which shall become available in the first week of October.

Will pixel 2 XL get Android 10?

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL update
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launched with Android Oreo in 2017 and have since been updated to Android 10. The phones are expected to receive one more major update as per Google's smartphone update policy, with official support ending in October 2020.

What is the difference between pixel 2 and 3?


Bigger screens in the same size body
The Pixel 3 has a 5.5 inch screen, up from 5in on the Pixel 2, while the Pixel 3 XL is now 6.3in, up from 6in for the Pixel 2 XL The difference between the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 is especially noticeable as the 2 had notoriously chunky bezels compared to most phones.

When was the pixel 4 released?

Google Pixel 4 release date and price
You'll be able to get the Pixel 4 soon, as the release date is set for Thursday, October 24. It's now available to pre-order, and for the first time a Pixel phone is on sale at all major carriers in the US, not just Verizon.

Can you still buy pixel 2?

Google is no longer selling the Pixel 2 on its online store. A link for the phone will redirect you to the Pixel 3, Android Police noticed Monday. The Pixel 2 XL was also nowhere to be found under a list of phones on Google's store, but a web search for the device still shows a link where you can buy it.

Which is better pixel 2 or pixel 2 XL?

The Pixel 2 XL has a bigger 6-inch display and a higher resolution than the 5-inch Pixel 2. It also uses a plastic-OLED (POLED) display, while the Pixel 2 has a more traditional AMOLED screen. Other than this, the phones are the same including their hardware and software features.

Does pixel 1 still get updates?

Google has confirmed that the original Pixel phone is going to receive one more security and software update, in December, and after that it's no longer supported. There will be no more security patches or added features from then on. When it launched, it was only ever guaranteed to get two years of software updates.

Will pixels get Android 10?


Officially called Android 10, the next major version of Android launched September 3, 2019. The Android 10 update began rolling out to all Pixel phones, including the original Pixel and Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL.

Will the pixel get Android Q?

Google's original Pixel and Pixel XL will be updated to Android Q - The Verge.

How long will pixel 4 be supported?

The Google Pixel 4 devices are no different, as the firm promised three years of updates. Now, Droid Life has spotted an updated support page which confirms that the Pixel 4 phones will receive security and Android version updates until at least October 2022.

Which phones will get Android Q?

Android 10 Smartphone List
Eligible Confirmed
Sony Xperia (XZ2) Sony Xperia (XZ3)
Asus ROG Phone (1,2) Asus ZenFone (6z, 6, 5z, 5) Asus ZenFone 5z
Motorola Moto (G7, G7 Power, G7 Play, G7 Plus) Motorola Moto (Z4, Z3, Z3 Play) Motorola One (One, Power, Action)
BlackBerry (KEY2, KEY2 LE)

Will pixel get Android 11?

Android 11 Developer Preview is available on Google Pixel 4 / 4XL, Pixel 3a / 3a XL, Pixel 3 / 3 XL, and Pixel 2 / 2 XL.

How long do Google phones last?


Google even made an official page to detail this information; it also includes support lifespan for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Pixel 3 (2018) and Pixel 2 (2017) phones get Android version updates for at least 3 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store.

How long will the pixel 3a last?

9 hours and 12 minutes

What does OG pixel mean?

Original Gangster