Google patent seems to show an all-glass, notchless Pixel 4 smartphone

Discussion in 'Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL' started by Preach2k, Jan 18, 2019.

  1. bkdodger

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    Congrats my friend... I'm looking forward to hearing some thoughts and reviews after you run it thru the paces

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    I've been an Android fan from the original Android. And IMHO, the earlier Google Nexus and now Pixel line of devices are the truth. YMMV
    Decided to run a speed test this morning to check out how this baby flows, and as you can see in the pic, it absolutely smokes in the wifi download. (Sorry, haven't figured out how to post the pic, however it ran 197mbps download, and 12.2mpbs upload.) Screenshot_20191025-081124~2.png
    I know the rave is all about the cameras, and to my untrained eye it does take very nice shots, though time will tell. Functionality is rock solid, and though the dimensions are about the same as on my now retired Pixel 2XL, they've added nearly ½" of screen size by moving the bottom speakers from the face to the bottom edge of the device. Nice stereo sound, at least as far as what you can produce in a device this size. All in all, it's a keeper.
     
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    I'm kind of conflicted right now. I absolutely love my Pixel 2 but I got it at launch and battery life is starting to be an issue. In addition some changes in the work life now require a phone that can hold on better with longer times between access to a charger, and/or in low signal environments.

    So at this point I know I'm going to have to go up to the larger size phones with bigger batteries. I was really looking forward to the P4's but honestly, I'm kind of non-plussed now. Really the only "new" thing that really has any interest to me is the on-board Google Assistant. I've some issues with Assistant "not being available at this time" while on the road. Most notably on while my motorcycle. It makes it impossible to use voice dialing without the assistant at the time I need it the most!

    As much as I would miss the monthly updates and near immediate OS updates, I have to wonder if the Samsungs would better suit my particular needs right now. Specifically thinking about battery life and screen brightness for outdoor viewing. I'm not in a big rush at this point, so I think I'll keep look at the S10+ and wait to see what the S11's bring.