The Google Pixel 4 XL Shows That YOU SHOULD NEVER BUY A Google Pixel...(right away)

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  • Published: 01 December 2019
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  • This is Tech Today
    This is Tech Today   6 days back

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    *BEFORE YOU COMMENT, UNDERSTAND THE POINT OF THE VIDEO: This video is about how Google Pixel Phones have gotten better each generation and the Pixel 4 XL is the best one yet. MOST IMPORTANTLY, it's about WAITING to buy a month to not only have the bugs and issues worked out but to HELP YOU SAVE MONEY by waiting for the Black Friday deals. I LOVE using my Google Pixel 4 XL and use it DAILY as my MAIN PHONE. I defended it HEAVILY in my full review, which you can watch here: **https://youtu.be/q-6x1kjSMrk* PLEASE UNDERSTAND THE VIDEO BEFORE MAKING ASSUMPTIONS AND ATTACKING ME.
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    • SSaini
      SSaini  18 hours back

      Nah I bought the Pixel 4 day one and had no issues, unlike Samsung S10 where any finger even a piece of gum could unlock the phone using the finger print scanner. Everyone needs to stop listening to the Youtube tech community, you guys do not represent the average consumer and y'all dropped the ball on the Pixel 4 and Stadia. Juan Bagnell already expose all of you!

    • Anthony Sitko
      Anthony Sitko  19 hours back

      Come on now, don't play dumb. Your title is intentionally designed to be inflammatory to get a click. How about what you say at the 0:48s mark? The "wait to buy it" conclusion (which I agree with) is obscured

    • Nishil Shah
      Nishil Shah  2 days back

      Then put usefull title of the video!!!!

    • This is Tech Today
      This is Tech Today   3 days back

      You seemed to have miss the end of the title. Please don't blame lazy reading on me.

    • Paul Cooke
      Paul Cooke  3 days back

      You have called the video never buy a Goole pixel in bold capitals...probably choose a different name based on what you are saying you are trying to achieve.

  • Shady Yam
    Shady Yam  12 minutes back

    Guys just get the 3a. Literally the perfect "all you need" type of phone.

    • Rose Schindler
      Rose Schindler  2 hours back

      I have a google pixel 4. I was having problems hearing audio with the bluetooth through my ear buds. After 3 exchanges and my 3rd google pixel, I realized it was the Voxer app. If my voxer app's bluetooth is turned on, no other audio works on my phone. What a weird glitch!

      • One punch Meme 1
        One punch Meme 1  4 hours back

        There is no perfect phone out there. Oneplus 7 pro: What am I a joke to you?

        • Sea Star
          Sea Star  4 hours back

          Still on an original Pixel XL. It works fine.

          • Sen Ci
            Sen Ci  5 hours back

            Pixel hater

            • Darren Wood
              Darren Wood  11 hours back

              Hey why is your Pixel 3 button orange when mines a pastel green

            • Damacia Johnson
              Damacia Johnson  14 hours back

              I pre-ordered and I knew I shouldn't have cause it was so close to black Friday but I honestly wanted the orange color and when I saw it was limited edition that sealed it. I make sure I am an active member of the pixel community for issues, but I honestly haven't had many if any with either my 2 and now the 4.

              • This is Tech Today
                This is Tech Today   10 hours back

                Yeah, sometimes you have to weigh the pros and cons and the limited edition color is definitely one of them!

            • Christopher Williams
              Christopher Williams  17 hours back

              Still rocking the Pixel 1 XL running fine!

              • Alex V
                Alex V  17 hours back

                I ordered the pixel 4xl during the holiday price drop. Even though I wasn't expecting to be wowed after reading and watching a ton of reviews, it still underwhelmed. Gonna return it this week, and keep rocking my still solid 2xl.

                • Get To The Point Already
                  Get To The Point Already  17 hours back

                  Can't wait till I get my pixel 4 next week!

                  • Jose lima
                    Jose lima  19 hours back

                    Traded iPhone 11 after many years of apple for pixel 4. Best phone I ever owned for my tasks

                    • CJ 4EVA
                      CJ 4EVA  19 hours back

                      The pixel 3a sucks smh no phone space. You barely do anything and it says you don't have enough space and force closes a lot.

                      • Meysam Babaie
                        Meysam Babaie  19 hours back

                        The most awful video I've ever seen, 😔😞

                        • This is Tech Today
                          This is Tech Today   19 hours back

                          I didn't know it was awful to say the Pixel 4 is the best pixel yet and to wait a month after release to save hundreds of dollars. Why hate on a video trying to help people? That's so messed up, dude.

                      • Jekabs Karklins
                        Jekabs Karklins  20 hours back

                        I have Pixel2XL today and have been using it without any problems for past year, since pixel 3 came out. The battery is great, sound quality is great and image quality is better than most iPhones, especially in the dark. Pixel 4 can't be so much better as you are advertising.

                        • Tech Jack
                          Tech Jack  1 days back

                          I feel experientially robbed by Google pixel phones. They promise so much but hugley under deliver to the point where I am just whelmed with the offering. I purchase pixel phones used on eBay now and a generation before current year. Can't wait to buy my used pixel 3 xl on eBay for Christmas. The real price of Google phone.

                          • Sane Person
                            Sane Person  1 days back

                            The most frustrating part of this video is the lack of the letter "r" used in the word frustrating.

                            • Braillynn Rodriguez
                              Braillynn Rodriguez  1 days back

                              I recently purchased the Pixel 3a XL and I'm convinced I could never use a phone outside of the Pixel line of devices.

                              • Ghaith Alghaith
                                Ghaith Alghaith  1 days back

                                I bought two pixel 4 both of them with the same problem, start getting slow and when I restart the phone, it restart forever and ever

                                • hellvillains
                                  hellvillains  1 days back

                                  Just buy if you have 💰.... nobody is perfect

                                  • This is Tech Today
                                    This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                    Yes, but if you wait a month you save money. Why wouldn't you do that?

                                • microman780
                                  microman780  1 days back

                                  You talk nonsense sir!
                                  I've had all 3 generations of the Pixel, and now have a 4xl. Never had any issues.

                                  They are by far the best phones I've ever used.

                                  • This is Tech Today
                                    This is Tech Today   23 hours back

                                    @microman780 no u

                                  • microman780
                                    microman780  23 hours back

                                    @This is Tech Today chill bro

                                  • This is Tech Today
                                    This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                    @microman780 Objectivity can be frustrating when you're biased and unwilling to know the facts. This was a video saying how the Pixel is better than ever and to save money by waiting for deals. You should really check why you're so upset over a PHONE. It's a phone. It shouldn't cause you to cease critical and objective thought. My review video, which you seemed to have not watched, has defended this phone like crazy amongst reviews that unfairly bash it. Once again, you make uninformed judgments.

                                  • microman780
                                    microman780  1 days back

                                    @This is Tech Today I must admit I was so annoyed with what you were saying, I could not sit throught the entire video, sorry.

                                  • This is Tech Today
                                    This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                    You must have missed the point. If you wait a month, bugs are worked out and you save hundreds of dollars. The they're best I've had, too. Watch before commenting

                                • Daniel D.
                                  Daniel D.  1 days back

                                  Bullshit, i love my pixel 4! Never go back to oneplus

                                  • This is Tech Today
                                    This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                    What's BS about saying it's better to wait a month, save a few hundred dollars and get the best phone out there that's more interesting than OP with bugs worked out? Oh, you didn't watch the video? Embarrassing. 😬

                                • Ridiculi
                                  Ridiculi  1 days back

                                  Watching this on a 3a xl that I paid <$300 for.

                                  • adir mugrabi
                                    adir mugrabi  1 days back

                                    No, you should never buy a Pixel. EVER!
                                    They are only marginally better than a fucking iPhone.
                                    Get a real Android phone, not a crappy Google one

                                    • Julian Mcguigan
                                      Julian Mcguigan  1 days back

                                      Rocking my 3a xl. Yes my profile picture was taken on this phone. Amazing $400 phone!

                                      • Sizo Simelane
                                        Sizo Simelane  1 days back

                                        ... and what phone should you buy.... Right away?

                                        • This is Tech Today
                                          This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                          The only phone that I know of that doesn't drop in value so quickly is the iPhone, but that's not Android. On the Android side, at least OnePlus keeps their price the same for a bit.

                                      • Anthony Rezzonico
                                        Anthony Rezzonico  2 days back

                                        I had to pause the video midway because I've resonated so hard with how much are regretted pre-ordering the phone and then seeing all those discounts go off. Because originally I had my Pixel 2 XL And I was planning on buying it and trading in my phone to get that extra credit. had I'd known that it would have been sold at a lower price point I would have waited to have done that with my old phone...

                                        • This is Tech Today
                                          This is Tech Today   1 days back

                                          I know, it's so hard. I wanted to earn people and help them out with this video. So sorry that happened before, hopefully not again!

                                      • eduardo crespo
                                        eduardo crespo  2 days back

                                        I don't believe people should talked crap about a phone unless it's shit. To be honest Google's the only company that is trying to think out of the box. Yeah no wide angle but not everyone uses it when in need, and battery is good as you are talking about a company who owns all of Android update who can fix with a tweak. Lol. Apple is a good company and Google is to. No one is bad exception on Razors new expensive ass phone. Lol.

                                        • Christa Stilz
                                          Christa Stilz  2 days back

                                          I loved my pixel 2, so I got the pixel 4 without checking it out first. Boy do I regret that. Why take away the convenient fingerprint scanner?!?!? Why take away the back button and home button?!?! Why take the back button off of the browser??? We have muscle memory and I don't want to do hand gestures or scan my face. Super pissed and disappointed about their design changes. I AM happy with Verizon bc they allowed me to return pixel 4 and still honored the black Friday 200 off towards my new phone with will be the Galaxy S10. Ended up being a 4 dollar difference per month, which is worth not being frustrated with a pixel 4 for 2 years. I say STAY AWAY!!! GOOGLE, the biggest friggin company, needs to listen to consumer feedback. Hope they learn!!

                                          • Kevin Danger Powers
                                            Kevin Danger Powers  2 days back

                                            I haven't bought the pixel 4 because I was burned when I got my Pixel 3. Almost right after I bought it there was a price drop. I then owed more for the phone than it would have cost to buy a brand new one. So I won't be buying a pixel 4, at least not any time soon as I still owe a fair amount on my 3 XL as it is and still works decently for the most part.

                                            • Matthew Shields
                                              Matthew Shields  2 days back

                                              The Pixel phones isn't about top tier specs and that makes sense because the Pixel phones are about Android the way Google sees it. In addition you have to remember that Google makes the software for multiple OEMs and it wants to stay in its niche with the Pixel phones and maintain Android dominance. People worry to much about specs for most people what Google is releasing is perfectly fine.

                                              • Nick Smith
                                                Nick Smith  2 days back

                                                OG pixel XL and running Android 10. Absolutely no problems whatsoever. Runs like a boss.

                                                • eazibaby eaZI
                                                  eazibaby eaZI  2 days back

                                                  Only issue I had on the pixel 3xl was the slow finger print scanner and slow camera launch which was fixed with a software update. Bugs aren't uncommon in New software once wide spread.. (see iOS 13). Every oem I goes on sale on black friday. You couldn't get the black Friday deals on carriers without adding a line, or jumping to unlimited with a trade in or a new customer. If you were upgrading, you were stuck not unless you had a trade in device. Apple was giving bigger discounts at carriers on black Friday and they released only a month earlier. Apps were closing on 3xl because they weren't optimized for the Android 9 yet plus how adaptive battery works. It got better over time. Same on 4xl I got it 2 days ago. Love it, had 5hrs screen on at 15 hrs and 23 minutes with 19percent left on first charge. The phone was price competitively. I agree wait till black Friday. I always do for sammy, Apple and lately Google. This year didn't work out as well for me being I'm on a carrier already. I did get the trade in discount though

                                                  • Ian Corzine
                                                    Ian Corzine  2 days back

                                                    Haha! Not nearly as bad ...

                                                    • lucid dreams
                                                      lucid dreams  2 days back

                                                      3 months ago

                                                      Google pixel just destroyed the note 10

                                                      3 months later

                                                      The google pixel was overhyped and turned out to be worse than expectef smh

                                                      • David Martrano
                                                        David Martrano  2 days back

                                                        Here it was cyber monday. I decided it was time to buy a pixal. Not the pixal4, I choose the 3a XL for 379.00 bucks, why? It's the true value pixal. Unfortunately the flagships are not for what's offered, too expensive. The battery in the base model is beyond ridiculous! Very good & humorous review!

                                                        • Mzwandile Harmans
                                                          Mzwandile Harmans  2 days back

                                                          Am just lazy to type to tell you how the pixel 4xl doesn’t deserve to cost that price tag, quite bad

                                                          • Christian B.
                                                            Christian B.  2 days back

                                                            One year later and i can confidently say that you should never buy a pixel ever. I thought: yeah give it time the bugs will be fixed eventually. Nope my pixel 3 just got more and more bugs with some of them being fixed. Even oneplus a Chinese startup is better at doing googles software than google, they fixed many of android 10 problem on release which google still cant fix. The latest fix broke the pixel launcher entirely when using android 10 gestures. The launcher just crashes constantly. Google is just such a joke of a company how can anyone sell this to there customers and be proud of it??

                                                          • Waldo V
                                                            Waldo V  2 days back

                                                            I love my pixel 4 XL no issues.

                                                          • SCHeartless
                                                            SCHeartless  2 days back

                                                            I remember watching this channel when I first got my pixel 2 when it came out. Helped a in my decision making and here I am again looking to get the pixel 4. Good to see your channel has grown since then

                                                            • SCHeartless
                                                              SCHeartless  2 days back

                                                              @This is Tech Today That's good to know, since the launch has been marked with such negativity so I was a little wary on upgrading.

                                                            • This is Tech Today
                                                              This is Tech Today   2 days back

                                                              Thank you! The pixel 4 is soooooo much better than any other before! Thanks for checking in again!

                                                          • arnoni11
                                                            arnoni11  2 days back

                                                            galaxy s10 5g FTW

                                                          • Defro D
                                                            Defro D  2 days back

                                                            I have no issues with my pixel 3a xl. Probably he doesn't like pixel because is from Google 😅🤔 war China VS USA... Hmmm from where is this guy?
                                                            Ok. I watched full , my fold. I have to rehab my self and hand up for you.
                                                            Regards

                                                            • This is Tech Today
                                                              This is Tech Today   2 days back

                                                              Dude, I LOVE the Google pixel and defend them like crazy. Could you at least watch the whole video? 🤦‍♂️

                                                          • Wesley D
                                                            Wesley D  2 days back

                                                            I got a Pixel 3 XL. It was a sub-par phone at best for its price point, and I got rid of it after two months. It wasn't a pretty break-up. The phone bricked, and Goohlgle said they would send me a new one. I got a refurbished phone instead, and the customer service the whole way through was terrible. It got me $500 off my S10+, though, so I guess it was worth something.

                                                            • Venture702
                                                              Venture702  2 days back

                                                              Why is it that everytime there's a Google Pixel review there are always issues. I've had the Google Pixel, Pixel 2xl, and currently Pixel 3xl. In real life I've never had any life altering issues with any of the phones owned. My biggest comments asked on social media is, "What high end camera do you use?" Then I reply, "My Phone... 😊"

                                                              • jasonhelio29
                                                                jasonhelio29  2 days back

                                                                My son bought the 4xl on presale. I just ordered the reg 4 for cyber Monday. Should arrive in a few days. I saved big time as it was free from att.

                                                                • Oscar Ruano
                                                                  Oscar Ruano  2 days back

                                                                  Don't like this video :)

                                                                  • This is Tech Today
                                                                    This is Tech Today   2 days back

                                                                    Don't like this comment. This isn't a hit piece on Google. Watch all of it. It says the pixel is better than ever now. Jeeeeeze

                                                                • Abhinav Jeebun
                                                                  Abhinav Jeebun  2 days back

                                                                  The truth made me a fan 😃

                                                                  • LØRD ALPHÂ
                                                                    LØRD ALPH  2 days back

                                                                    really dude? its been 2 years and still Pixel 2 is a stand out.

                                                                    • This is Tech Today
                                                                      This is Tech Today   2 days back

                                                                      Yeah, really. The Pixel 4 XL is the best pixel yet and the holidays were the time to buy. Why do you have a problem with that?