The Pixel 3 XL was buggy for me :(

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Comments • 4 956

  • Crescent Moon
    Crescent Moon 12 hours ago

    Phone number at 8:50 is 778-580-4001

  • Wesley6925
    Wesley6925 Day ago

    Say it louder

  • Chris Li
    Chris Li 2 days ago

    that notch is bigger than a full eclipse

  • Jesse Ling
    Jesse Ling 2 days ago

    For the greater good of the many some few must volunteer for hardship.

  • Ezra
    Ezra 3 days ago

    6:40 who tf actually changes ringtone volume, just swipe and select silence/vibrate

  • Bregor Forgett
    Bregor Forgett 6 days ago

    omg i didn't know you could swipe the space bar to move the cursor with gboard. that changes everything.

  • Nathan Reeves
    Nathan Reeves 7 days ago

    Have these problems been fixed yet, or are we gonna have wait until the fourth generation to see these fixed?

  • InfernalP4nda
    InfernalP4nda 7 days ago

    2:45 this happens to me but only when I'm on a call on discord, duo or hangouts

  • Peter Merino
    Peter Merino 9 days ago

    I love when he beefs with apple lol he’s just like man fuck those guys I hate them so much

  • Eric Green
    Eric Green 10 days ago

    This review is actually quite honest, no holding back but given how Google fucked up the Pixel 3, there is no way I am getting one of their phones this year. Maybe next time, for now I will stick with Samsung and iPhone.

  • kanata2323
    kanata2323 12 days ago +1

    Dang.... And I thought the Find X review was savage. I love my Find X :-)

  • Jonas Friese
    Jonas Friese 13 days ago

    11: 50 youve proably got Hdr + enhanced on. The regiular Hdr+is pretty much the same with shorter shutter speeds

  • Powerblading
    Powerblading 14 days ago

    I like that your default volume buttons are for media as you can turn down your volume in class if you play video by mistake, a ringtone is not as bad, I keep my phone on vibrate always.

  • Sounds Like Hoopla
    Sounds Like Hoopla 17 days ago

    The Pixel 3 XL is just so fucking ugly with that notch....

  • Arabelle W.
    Arabelle W. 17 days ago

    headphone jack just kidding

  • BleakVision
    BleakVision 17 days ago

    Lol those corners next to the notch look like Mickey Mouse ears.

  • ryandontlikeyou
    ryandontlikeyou 18 days ago

    imagine having internet good enough to render this in 2160 4k

    • Nolan
      Nolan 16 days ago

      I live in rural area in America with a 100mbps connection, more than enough for 4k.

  • Garrett Miller
    Garrett Miller 21 day ago

    If you look close enough, the LTT logo on his sweater looks like a Swastika

  • Dani Malik
    Dani Malik 21 day ago

    Finally a video where someone's talking about the bugs. Otherwise it's just 'The camera this the camera that'. 👍

  • Daniel Torres
    Daniel Torres 26 days ago

    I love Linus and everything, his reviews literally covers all that others don't but I think he should come out with a phone of his. He points out everyone mistakes and can definitely work with coming out a consumer successful phone. Could take some time but would be worth it.

  • Vu Tran
    Vu Tran 28 days ago

    Bought mine Black Friday love it . I was hoping RAZER phone 2 had a deal but it only have RAZER 1 so went with pixel 3xl only biggest issue I have is that stupid Google search bar at the bottom I can't remove unless I do 3rd party stuff. I have Google accessibility on bottom right so it's not empty.
    Suprised Linus didn't talk about the amazing night shot future on the camera, which is one biggest thing on this phone.

  • Kamal Sangam
    Kamal Sangam Month ago

    Damn that notch is longer than my peen dog!

  • HashySlash
    HashySlash Month ago

    That oof at 11:04.
    I used to work for Best Buy and this is sad but true. They act like they know tech, reality, they don't.

  • ReoDJ
    ReoDJ Month ago

    All those problems can be fixed if you using Sammy phone.

  • helloworlders
    helloworlders Month ago

    just download oreo lol

  • Siam Al Shamim
    Siam Al Shamim Month ago

    Truly the best & honest review of this crappy phone i've ever seen. other youtubers are just saying woahh its camera is good but except camera even pocophone is better than this by software and hardware while there is more ram .

    TUTANKHERUS Month ago

    I agree 💯 with this video. Androids is the best

  • Leo J
    Leo J Month ago

    Why do you have internet explorer pinned to the task bar at 0:49

  • Dave Roberts
    Dave Roberts Month ago

    If this wasn't a veiled commercial for Apple, call me Pinocchio!

  • CoolKiffings
    CoolKiffings Month ago

    Whats the biggest problem of lastpass under Android P? Is it possible to autofill with the fingerprint reader? I'm thinking of switching from my iPhone to the Pixel

  • alex binger
    alex binger Month ago

    YA FUCK THE VOLUME THING. i also miss when i could scan through a song's timline from the lockscreen. rip, why WHY, years later i still hate it

  • alex binger
    alex binger Month ago

    someone send this to google!

  • Jake Frazier
    Jake Frazier Month ago

    Use two fingers when opening your notification drawer. This will pull it all the way down and allow you to click the settings

  • Stephen Waterman
    Stephen Waterman Month ago +1

    My Voicemail has been full for the past 4 years and I LOVE IT!!!

  • Boris Yanakiev
    Boris Yanakiev Month ago

    oh my god i want that ltt hoodie so much

  • KidRiver
    KidRiver Month ago

    Mine just died on me for no apparent reason. Never dropped, and lived in the case from day one. The worst part is, to make a warranty claim you need a another phone. Thanks Google, let me use my broken phone to start a claim that my phone is broken. Oh wait, I cant.

  • ♕TyonorShapz C7TJFVB7-CAZ [★Your No.1 Instrumentalz/Rap Archive]

    got the note 3 with the Resurrection Remix Rom on 8.1.0 Oreo, runs like a champ, no need for a overpriced pixen when its really the software that makes this phone so good ;)

  • Jimbo Noneya
    Jimbo Noneya Month ago

    RIP Google Phones...

  • GodKing804
    GodKing804 Month ago

    MFW Samsung pulls off Pie better

  • Flynn Barrett
    Flynn Barrett Month ago

    Ahh i love watching Linus complaining about stuff

  • HighGuy
    HighGuy Month ago

    So the problems with Android 9 are all gone with my Pixel 1 software updates were okay for it

  • Sam Sam
    Sam Sam Month ago +2

    This is too picky in my opinion, I can fully justify some of the decisions Google made in this phone including the volume rocker mute function.

  • Ddd Bbb
    Ddd Bbb Month ago

    Buggy or luffy

  • Kenwood Zeu
    Kenwood Zeu Month ago

    I switch to Google Pixel 3 from iPhone X....Now i regretted. :(

  • Ed Smith
    Ed Smith Month ago

    I had no idea you could use the spacebar in gboard to navigate text. Thank you, Linus.

  • Seth Thompson
    Seth Thompson Month ago

    I have the same exact phone and I don't have any of those problems so stop being a know it all.

  • Tay Choon Huat Chester

    Dear @mkbhd @unboxtherapy
    This is what we call real review, not the commercial crap you done on your TheXvid channel.
    Shame on you for trading your channel credibility for advertising for Google

  • idk tho
    idk tho Month ago

    I guess it all really just *spins* back to fidget spinners

  • Raul M
    Raul M Month ago

    you are going to hard on the assistant it's an AI if you tell it to remind you of IT its obviously not gonna read your mind and tell you what you were thinking off

  • Christian Akkari
    Christian Akkari Month ago

    Changing media volume instead of ringtone as default is the only thing I don't agree here with, I love the fact that I can change my media volume when nothing is playing because that is the most I use the volume rocker for, I seldom change the ringtone volume instead opting to mute it altogether.

  • RoXasNikeman
    RoXasNikeman Month ago

    Just watched this video on OnePlus 5t and learned about the space button thing! So cool

  • UniversalyToday -
    UniversalyToday - Month ago +1

    Siri ain’t lookin so bad now is she? 😂

  • Outlaws for life
    Outlaws for life Month ago +1

    Samsung,they the only one,the rest of us.

  • Stephen Dauncey
    Stephen Dauncey Month ago

    Google is run by the politically left isn't it!!!? It doesn't work, people!

  • Jaafar Al Hayki
    Jaafar Al Hayki Month ago

    Change the launcher + use fluid

  • Viktor Jones
    Viktor Jones Month ago

    MIUI solves all this shit. I use a redmi phone with CPL launcher and the system behaves a lot better than android one with thag setup

  • TrippenTristan
    TrippenTristan Month ago

    Honestly some of your complaints don't seem very reasonable but i'm sorry you had a bad experience

  • TechNotesStuff
    TechNotesStuff Month ago

    6:34 That feature was in demand by slot of people. That's why it's now default. But it would be nice to disable that for people that don't like it .

  • ryuuseiSoul
    ryuuseiSoul Month ago

    As a slightly regretful Pixel 1 owner, I'm so glad to finally see a critical review of something in the Pixel line. Their phones aren't amazing. There's nothing to stand out from the crowd. It's just "fine," like you said. The price is totally unjustified. One could argue that Google's software is better, but you covered those points well. Even Samsung has caught up on the laggy firmware and uncustomizable UI problems.

  • Karl Parker
    Karl Parker Month ago

    Hi, UK user here:
    1:57 Due to GDPR, any personal information cannot be accessed without secure authentication from the User, for example PIN Code or Fingerprint Scanner. Voice identity verification cannot be used in this instance.
    I hope this helps.

  • Moviez17
    Moviez17 Month ago

    Trust, I spend loads of money on phones. Had the original pixel phone, worst decision EVER....

  • InternetPhilia
    InternetPhilia Month ago

    Google should replace the recent apps gesture to long tapping the home button, just like on old iPhones. That's so much more practical.
    Edit: Also, dragging the button up should open the app drawer and double tapping should open google assistant. *IT'S THAT SIMPLE GOOGLE!*

  • Robinson Joe
    Robinson Joe Month ago

    Desktop clutter drives me nuts.

  • Travis Montgomery
    Travis Montgomery 2 months ago

    As a Pixel 3 owner, I agree with everything in this video.

  • Bobby Bologna
    Bobby Bologna 2 months ago

    Why? Because Google ain't what it used to be.

  • sas281gt
    sas281gt 2 months ago


  • lostaerie
    lostaerie 2 months ago

    another negative
    it copies the ugly iphone design

  • Robbert Nyhan
    Robbert Nyhan 2 months ago

    Everything you think is bad on the Pixel 3 is GREAT on my Galaxy S9+!

  • Andrew Miller
    Andrew Miller 2 months ago

    Somebody needs to get Linus a keyboard with the back arrow on the right side to go with his Samsung phone.

  • Discouragement
    Discouragement 2 months ago

    10 Year Anniversary of LTT Wasted

  • Tymur Ahinko
    Tymur Ahinko 2 months ago +1

    Everything was ok.
    Until he said about volume control defaulted to media is bad.

  • Di3mondDud3
    Di3mondDud3 2 months ago

    Personally i cant stand any android implementaion that isn't the one LG uses

  • Gellért Párniczky
    Gellért Párniczky 2 months ago

    You can get the camera app to other android phones from xda developers, and that makes photos taken by other high end phones look just like the pixel's, so that doen't count

  • OneMad
    OneMad 2 months ago

    marques red gave you my subscription ;)

  • x_G_d_I
    x_G_d_I 2 months ago

    Mark ass brownie

  • Will Chen
    Will Chen 2 months ago

    Wow... a TON of Google/Android fanbois crying in the comments. Cmon pansies - you dish out so much to Apple but when it comes to objective critism of your holy grail you cannot stop with the salt? lol (note the irony "critisms on MY stuff isn't valid. critisms on stuff that's not mine IS VALID lololol")

  • Luke Diggle
    Luke Diggle 2 months ago

    I personally wish all phones defaulted to media rather than ringtone, because even if you're in the youtube app, spotify, ect, if you press the volume button it does ringtones unless audio is currently playing, that is stupid.

  • Cheryl Clark
    Cheryl Clark 2 months ago

    Lol awww that’s sad that yours has been buggy..
    My bf bought his right after Christmas and hasn’t had any issues whatsoever so I guess you just got a bad egg.
    I just have an iPhone 6s Plus, and I could not BELIEVE how amazing his Pixel’s speakers and screen quality was.
    The speaker is literally 3x louder than mine and the video/image quality is insanely sharp with more depth than the Mariana Trench😆

  • John Black
    John Black 2 months ago

    Old video funny..solid phone pixel 3 and 3xl.. think your was more user specific issue...honestly I never encountered any of the issues with mail. Oh well ..user specific ..

  • Siddhant Hullur
    Siddhant Hullur 2 months ago

    Marques Read. Ha

  • Nayeem Abdul Rehman
    Nayeem Abdul Rehman 2 months ago

    has google solved the issues mentioned above?

  • CB
    CB 2 months ago

    Uh-oh, just ordered one :S

  • Matt Borkin
    Matt Borkin 2 months ago

    @linus or anybody else having the slow shutter lag problem, if you disable Bluetooth on your Google pixel 3, the shutter goes back to instantly taking photos and being very Snappy. It will not slow down again until you turn bluetooth back on. There's definitely some connection. Everyone try this out, and let me know in my comments if it worked for you!

  • Han Wenchou
    Han Wenchou 2 months ago

    Right on point. He knows what he's saying

  • quantumangel
    quantumangel 2 months ago

    Actually there's an option to turn assistant access to personal data when the screen is locked. It's in the little compass then you open the menu and click settings -> assistant -> device.
    Also you can customize your reminders a lot on the Google app on more -> settings -> notifications -> discover -> reminders. This is very useful if you are like me and need a full ringtone every time.

  • Maulerw
    Maulerw 2 months ago

    11:50 That slow shutter response may be because you have it on HDR or HDR Enhanced mode. Both which take longer, especially in lower light, yet give a better photo usually.
    Standard mode is instant in basically all instances however.

  • Brandyn Valenzuela
    Brandyn Valenzuela 2 months ago

    That's all he does is complain. Fuck you Linus

  • Warren
    Warren 2 months ago

    This is why I stick with Samasung. They haven't let me down yet.

  • Lain Macauley
    Lain Macauley 2 months ago

    This is right on. Google has regressed so far back in Android 9.

  • Don Crispens
    Don Crispens 2 months ago

    My cousin had this phone before he changed to the One+ 6T due to how buggy the phone was behaving. Aside from the software i always thought the pixel devices were great...but it feels like Android is dragging it down.

  • royrobsn
    royrobsn 2 months ago

    This is funy i Installed: "Grafity Box" to chance the vollum Bottons for audio even if i be in Homescreen on all my Phones. Because i only ones set the Rington volum and i hate if this getting chanced becous i com on the button and dont realize it, and next time i dont hear my Phone. The nex reason is, if you get a Whats App messege with an ideotic video they often verry loud, and so i can easily change the volume bevor i start this or any video.. So how often do you chance the volum of your Rington?, i want to hear it and it should be loud enouth for all kind of situations, if i dont wana hear it i switsch to only vibration, or complete silent.. Its funy how difrent People are :-) Best greats from Austria sorry for my english..

  • Patrick King
    Patrick King 2 months ago

    I did not know Linus had a wife...

  • Bob Burger
    Bob Burger 2 months ago

    I like the way you stat off easy, for fear of retribution from the pixel fanboy army and let your true feelings be known as you go. Most overhyped phone imo. Pixel 3owners should want these issues fixed as well. That shutter time is awful for taking anything but selfies or group photos, horrible for anything moving. My mate has the pixel 2 and let me borrow it for a week so i could see if it were any better than the pixel 1 , and I hated it. Doesn't look like the pixel 3 is any better. We are payinjg way more for flagships that don't perform any better than the previous flagships. It's out of control. I got my 64gb s8+ for $850 aud on sale when they were new and cost $1399 aud. I won't pay more than a grand for a phone.

  • Nickolas Lim
    Nickolas Lim 2 months ago

    love these rant. i thought you only hate apples.

  • Tsuneka Kou
    Tsuneka Kou 2 months ago

    6:33 i would love that feature. my samsung s7 couldn't not detect video player (or the video player in buffering state not actually playing) fast enough before i hit volume buttons. the porn video blown my ears off.

  • Aditya Singh
    Aditya Singh 2 months ago

    A built in fidget spinner

  • Aditya Singh
    Aditya Singh 2 months ago

    Pixel 3 is just an Android iPhone

  • Ingen Jelly
    Ingen Jelly 2 months ago

    Lol I still have a Nexus. However, my daily driver is my Moto z. Yes you heard that right.

  • Zafriq Tuah
    Zafriq Tuah 2 months ago

    his crazy

  • ro pro
    ro pro 2 months ago

    This is what happens when companies like Google prioritize hiring to meet arbitrary and discriminatory diversity quotas instead of product management and engineering.