The Pixel 3 XL was buggy for me :(

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  • Kaushal Vaghela
    Kaushal Vaghela 2 days ago +2

    I'm baffled by why you don't have Google's product sans font in your pixel 3xl....

  • Luka
    Luka 3 days ago

    Ewww, really don't like that huge notch at all. I hope phones move away from this quickly. I'll take my cheerio camera over that ugly mess.

  • Alex Swiatkiwsky
    Alex Swiatkiwsky 3 days ago

    Just got the pixel 3 for $500 it's killerrrrrrrrrr

  • K3ńž24
    K3ńž24 7 days ago

    Chill bro just chill

  • Deepanshu Gautam
    Deepanshu Gautam 7 days ago

    I understand few of the bugs in the android for pixel 3 for buggy and really frustrating for users, but I was expecting more of pixel 3 specific info rather than 10/13 mins about new android bugs. Only hardware part was camera.... I was looking more towards overall pixel3 review.... agree it was experience review though

  • NChync
    NChync 7 days ago +1

    Man you complain about everything. I've said it before and I'll say it again, I miss the old videos. I enjoyed them and learned things.

  • Blitz Blitz
    Blitz Blitz 7 days ago

    8am is well before you arrive at work? are you one of these bosses that strolls in at 12 while everyone else starts at 8? ;)

  • ランクカイメツする。助けて、

    Thank you Linus

  • Preston Vawdrey
    Preston Vawdrey 8 days ago

    he's really trying to say that the P3Xl was a bad phone without saying it's a bad phone.

    • Andrew Lau
      Andrew Lau 7 days ago

      whats the matter "fucking awful" not strong enough for ya?

  • Kwesi Hammah
    Kwesi Hammah 8 days ago

    Yeeesss I miss the Nexus!

  • 22k Rainbow
    22k Rainbow 9 days ago

    Why is every reviewer using the default launcher

  • Adam Provost
    Adam Provost 10 days ago

    I got the Pixel 3 and couldn't figure out why. I returned it and still running great is my Px2 you should follow up this device nearly 2 years later, seriously.

  • Lee Bakker
    Lee Bakker 12 days ago

    I have consistent issues with my reminders coming a few minutes to up to half an hour late

  • Diego Kant
    Diego Kant 12 days ago

    Mark-ass red. Good.

  • ExpLoits
    ExpLoits 16 days ago +2

    Totally agree with screen recorder feature and the f*cking volume control problem

  • Jordan Ray
    Jordan Ray 18 days ago

    Before getting the pixel, I thought that this would be just a device thing. But no, bugs happened constantly for me too.
    I used to be obsessed with these phones, but with my want for more stability, I might be moving to Apple in a couple years (or at least OnePlus or Samsung).
    Come on Google!

    • Jordan Ray
      Jordan Ray 18 days ago

      @MakAttack Android Q will hopefully fix it though so don't be too depressed about it (/s)!

    • MakAttack
      MakAttack 18 days ago

      @Jordan Ray I had already ordered it unfortunately. I had watched this review when it came out but sales people kind of changed my mind a bit and I figured most the software bugs would have been fixed. Only part I'm bummed about is I forgot the lack of headphone jack.

    • Jordan Ray
      Jordan Ray 18 days ago

      @MakAttack Yeah I would hold off and get a OnePlus or Samsung. Though maybe I just got unlucky.

    • MakAttack
      MakAttack 18 days ago

      So all of the gripes he's listed still aren't fixed at all? I was just excited to order a new pixel xl...

  • Sagres d'Amor
    Sagres d'Amor 19 days ago +1

    Back button on the right is a must have. And I had no idea about the space bar sliding either.

  • Cobra Strike Down
    Cobra Strike Down 19 days ago

    I've had so many issues with my XL, I'm not even considering a 3 XL as an upgrade. I can't tell you how many notifications just simply go absolutely missing. It's more than frustrating. I miss texts, notifications from eBay and emails. They'll often either never come in or come in a lump sum when I unlock the phone. My crappy iPhone C with a cracked screen is still linked to my accounts, and rests perminately in the bedroom on a charger. I hear my notifications from that phone. That's literally how I know anything is coming in half the time. Terrible.

  • Antonio Stavrou
    Antonio Stavrou 21 day ago

    Linus moans a lot...

  • Steam Line
    Steam Line 23 days ago

    I can't imagine how you can buy this phone, the notch it's just absurdly huge and ugly, watching full screen videos must be distracting af

  • ꧁꧂
    ꧁꧂ 23 days ago +2

    how can you take this phone seriously with that notch ?

  • faster than LIGHT
    faster than LIGHT 23 days ago

    With this level of annoyance, i cant imagine how the new Pixel 3a is even worth it, esp with that shutter speed lag, my god

    • Rashed Abbas
      Rashed Abbas 20 days ago

      The Pixel 3a (and 3a XL) makes way too many compromises and cuts so many corners for my liking. Unless anyone absolutely needs the best camera for this price, then Oneplus 6T/7, Zenfone 6 and Mi 9 are miles ahead in terms of value for money - all of them have better build, more RAM, better performance and miles better hardware all around ( SD 855 vs 670, I mean it's not even close!) And I'd argue that better build and performance are much more critical to me than a better camera. And all of these phones have decent camera and enough for everyday use. I don't get why youtubers are so in love with the 3a and 3a XL - it has a great camera and good battery (for XL), but significantly worse hardware (have you seen the bezels!) and already laggy software. Just camera alone is not enough to fill all those big voids unless you want a camera first and phone second.

  • Israel Lai
    Israel Lai 26 days ago

    tl;dw: google is trying very hard to imitate all the worst parts of apple software

  • red eye gaming
    red eye gaming 27 days ago

    I hate gestures on any phone including pixel phone

  • TRT Jolin
    TRT Jolin Month ago

    one ui in combination with oreo style pixel launcher is the best experience

  • TRT Jolin
    TRT Jolin Month ago

    googles garbagio hate what there doing with the launcher too there just a straight up android version of apple

  • Jon Biddell
    Jon Biddell Month ago

    My biggest hatred of the US is the bottom icons and search bar can't be moved. I want to get rid of the search bar and the date/time or move it and Google's answer is to use a 3rd party launcher

  • Sankalp Bansal
    Sankalp Bansal Month ago +1

    ok google, Are you listening?

  • Scorebat
    Scorebat Month ago

    Every video makes others just consider getting a Samsung more and more...

  • Sudip Anand
    Sudip Anand Month ago

    Nah, just bought Xiaomi's redmi note 7 awesome with Gcam mod, display - FHD+ resolution fuck yeah, battery - 7 to 8 hrs screen on time, User interface - android pie with MIUI, before i hated MIUI but now I think it's one of the best UI after OnePlus's Oxygen OS. What more do i need!!

  • Aditya A
    Aditya A Month ago

    Watching this on a Nexus 6P with Pixel Experience

  • YRN Juvy
    YRN Juvy Month ago

    Google is just following apple

  • Kaushal Vaghela
    Kaushal Vaghela Month ago +1

    6:57 they need to fix this. it's annoying.

  • Temmie gaming and memes

    I don't like my pixel 1 the battery is small and it has no expannable storage that was not a good idea with a 32gb phone

  • Allen
    Allen Month ago

    bro i am having that same not able to log in to gmail account issue EVEN ON MY FLIPPING SAMSUNG GALAXY S3

  • Jason Lee
    Jason Lee Month ago

    This is so sad

  • Rial Mondal
    Rial Mondal Month ago

    Call screening alone is worth it. I have it on my 2016 Pixel and I wouldn't give it up for anything, it's a godsend.

  • Toxicgas Eluchie
    Toxicgas Eluchie Month ago +3

    Apple : I have the ugliest notch
    Google : hold my beer 🍺

  • John Doe
    John Doe Month ago

    @3:11 😂😂😂😭

  • Vinny L
    Vinny L Month ago


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    Dr Big Month ago


  • Tikko
    Tikko Month ago

    that's why you buy iPhone

    • Matthew Bitter
      Matthew Bitter Month ago

      Nah. stock android is just overrated. oxygen os and one ui is wayy better.

  • Voltage
    Voltage Month ago

    Your kids are so cute!

  • CorporalHobnob
    CorporalHobnob Month ago

    Well they fixed all the issues now.

    PNAKOAO Month ago +2

    I'm sorry linus, but the correct layout is Back, Home and Recent Apps. Samsung's layout has probably fucked your shit, but I don't mind Google forcing people with the CORRECT layout

    • Petr Barbořák
      Petr Barbořák Month ago

      "correct layout"
      So back, home and nothing from left to right is the correct one?
      *laughs in gestures*

  • Trabant P601
    Trabant P601 Month ago

    Though I’m not one to talk with the iPhone X
    But that notch is ugly af

  • David Hodgin
    David Hodgin Month ago

    can we please get headphone jack

  • Sanath Vijairaghavan

    Guess samsung got software better with its s10 than the pixel

  • Lukas
    Lukas 2 months ago

    I sm enjoying my pixel3.

  • Schinsky
    Schinsky 2 months ago

    I just recently had a talk under google fans where we all agree that they finally change the default volume setting to media instead of ringtone. FINALLY! Why would I need to constantly change my ringtone volume? I either need it loud or silent, why would I need it semi-silent or semi-loud?

  • Superbe It
    Superbe It 2 months ago

    6:59 i feel u

  • Alex Unruh
    Alex Unruh 2 months ago

    you can swipe the space bar.... Ive had a pixel 2 since like launch and i wish i wouldve know that gboard could do that since oreos release

  • Zachary Sturgeon
    Zachary Sturgeon 2 months ago

    Dude the volume rocker being set to media by default is awesome. People don't want it set to ring volume. Hell, most people don't even use their phone as a phone anymore.

  • TheFriendlyHacker
    TheFriendlyHacker 2 months ago

    Apple also allows 3rd-party password manager with TouchID, for phones that don't have FaceID. Confirmed on my iPhone 6s.

  • C L
    C L 2 months ago

    Oh man, i miss this Dragon ;-)

  • Bones
    Bones 2 months ago +1

    When your phone has to bitch at you to take out the garbage, don't blame the phone. Welcome to 2019. Remind me to poop. I might forget. O0ps.

  • Jaylan Argo
    Jaylan Argo 2 months ago

    The crap
    I never knew the spacebar was a slider for GBoard, would have been helpful to know when I installed it lol

  • Gamer_Boiii 77
    Gamer_Boiii 77 2 months ago +1

    They call it stock android experience

    • Gamer_Boiii 77
      Gamer_Boiii 77 2 months ago

      LevyTaxes Stfu fandroid... Have you ever used IOS 12?

    • LevyTaxes
      LevyTaxes 2 months ago

      Even stock Android experience is better than any iPhone experience. :)

  • mrk107
    mrk107 2 months ago

    Poohgle 3

  • Crescent Moon
    Crescent Moon 2 months ago

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

  • Wesley6925
    Wesley6925 2 months ago

    Say it louder

  • Chris Li
    Chris Li 2 months ago

    that notch is bigger than a full eclipse

  • Jesse Ling
    Jesse Ling 2 months ago

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

  • Ezra
    Ezra 2 months ago

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

  • Bregor Forgett
    Bregor Forgett 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • InfernalP4nda
    InfernalP4nda 3 months ago

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

  • Peter Merino
    Peter Merino 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago +1

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

  • Jonas Friese
    Jonas Friese 3 months ago

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

  • Powerblading
    Powerblading 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • Arabelle W.
    Arabelle W. 3 months ago

    headphone jack just kidding

  • BleakVision
    BleakVision 3 months ago

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

  • ryandontlikeyou
    ryandontlikeyou 3 months ago

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

    • Nolan
      Nolan 3 months ago

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

  • Garrett Miller
    Garrett Miller 3 months ago

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

  • Dani Malik
    Dani Malik 3 months 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 3 months 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.

  • Autobot Vu
    Autobot Vu 3 months 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 3 months ago

    Damn that notch is longer than my peen dog!

  • HashySlash
    HashySlash 3 months 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 4 months ago

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

  • helloworlders
    helloworlders 4 months ago

    just download oreo lol

  • Siam Al Shamim
    Siam Al Shamim 4 months 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 .

  • AMGenies Worldwide
    AMGenies Worldwide 4 months ago

    I agree 💯 with this video. Androids is the best

  • Leo J
    Leo J 4 months ago

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

  • Dave Roberts
    Dave Roberts 4 months ago

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

  • CoolKiffings
    CoolKiffings 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago

    someone send this to google!

  • Jake Frazier
    Jake Frazier 4 months 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 4 months ago +4

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

  • Boris Yanakiev
    Boris Yanakiev 4 months ago

    oh my god i want that ltt hoodie so much

  • KidRiver
    KidRiver 4 months 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 4 months ago

    RIP Google Phones...

  • GodKing804
    GodKing804 4 months ago

    MFW Samsung pulls off Pie better

  • Flynn Barrett
    Flynn Barrett 4 months ago

    Ahh i love watching Linus complaining about stuff

  • HighGuy
    HighGuy 4 months ago

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