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New phone and phone news

Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:14 pm
by bmyoungs
Was having some extremely annoying battery issues with pixel 1 so purchased the 2XL. Got it today and it is going to be awesome having this larger screen. Not a bad price with the $200 off and trade in from pixel 1.

The squeeze for assistant will be interesting if I use it at all

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk

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Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:10 am
by Tyler
bmyoungs wrote:Was having some extremely annoying battery issues with pixel 1 so purchased the 2XL. Got it today and it is going to be awesome having this larger screen. Not a bad price with the $200 off and trade in from pixel 1.

The squeeze for assistant will be interesting if I use it at all

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk
Big boy phone! I don't miss the bigger screen, at least that is what I tell myself.

New phone and phone news

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:15 am
by bmyoungs
Tyler wrote:
bmyoungs wrote:Was having some extremely annoying battery issues with pixel 1 so purchased the 2XL. Got it today and it is going to be awesome having this larger screen. Not a bad price with the $200 off and trade in from pixel 1.

The squeeze for assistant will be interesting if I use it at all

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk
Big boy phone! I don't miss the bigger screen, at least that is what I tell myself.
If the pixel didn't have the swipe down on fingerprint for notification it would be rough reaching the top of the screen even for me

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Re: New phone and phone news

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:06 am
by Tyler
I saw Verizon has buy one get one free Samsung s9. How's that work? Free one has to be applied to a number? How can I cheat the system and get a 2nd one to sell?

New phone and phone news

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:25 am
by bmyoungs
Tyler wrote:I saw Verizon has buy one get one free Samsung s9. How's that work? Free one has to be applied to a number? How can I cheat the system and get a 2nd one to sell?
Can't really since it's all 24 month bill credits

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Re: New phone and phone news

Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:59 pm
by Tyler
Still crazy you can't buy a USB C dongle to charge a Pixel 2 and use 3.5mm headphones. Google has one but it's been listed as "coming soon" since the phone came out.

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Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 3:16 pm
by Tyler
OnePlus 6 is announced in a few weeks. I may consider this since it's 2/3rd the price of a Pixel XL.

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Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:28 am
by Tyler
Tyler wrote:OnePlus 6 is announced in a few weeks. I may consider this since it's 2/3rd the price of a Pixel XL.
Maybe not. Not all OnePlus phones have worked on Verizon.

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Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 3:00 pm
by Tyler
I regret not getting that Essential phone for $350. Would have been a solid phone to hold me over for a year or so.

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Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:27 pm
by Tyler
Was thinking about getting this phone just so I had a new phone that could hold a charge while in LA and a working GPS. Of course it doesn't work on Verizon.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0791VS3 ... B074BWGRKH

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Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:04 pm
by Tyler
Bought a refurbed Pixel XL (1st Gen) off woot for $210.

My pixel has $190 left on it through Verizon. Google will pay me up to $150. I'm paying $27/month, but getting $15 bill credit. I have 6 payments left. So $72 to pay it off if I keep it on my plan vs paying it off in full now.

Brad, you said I can trade it in to Google and get my $150 and still keep paying the monthly to Verizon?

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Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:15 pm
by Tyler
I got my refurb Pixel XL. Was getting really hot, but that's okay now. Battery seems to suck, but I got it dead and didn't charge it fully. Hoping that fixes itself

It's so big compared to pixel, even with my bulky case on that.

New phone and phone news

Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 7:42 am
by cwilkins88
Tyler wrote:Source of the post It's so big compared to pixel, even with my bulky case on that.


It really is. Was going to get this one for Janelle as well, but it's too big for her to handle ;)

New phone and phone news

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:24 am
by cwilkins88
Android P is having some issues for me. Ethan, how about you? Fingerprint isn't working for some apps and the GPS is a bit messed up.

New phone and phone news

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:45 pm
by ejhartman91
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post Android P is having some issues for me. Ethan, how about you? Fingerprint isn't working for some apps and the GPS is a bit messed up.

It's been pretty stable for me. Only issue I've had with fingerprint is Lastpass Autofill in Chrome. It's hit or miss with that. What is wrong with your GPS?

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Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:46 pm
by cwilkins88
Same for LastPass
ejhartman91 wrote:
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post Android P is having some issues for me. Ethan, how about you? Fingerprint isn't working for some apps and the GPS is a bit messed up.

It's been pretty stable for me. Only issue I've had with fingerprint is Lastpass Autofill in Chrome. It's hit or miss with that. What is wrong with your GPS?
The LastPass with chrome is same for me. Also for ADP.

GPS just jumps around occasionally

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Re: New phone and phone news

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:41 pm
by Tyler
Sounds like the GPS issues I've had on 2 Pixels and Bmyoungs has had too

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Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:01 pm
by Tyler
Walmart was doing $400 off Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. I went with the XL today. Straight $400 off, not a discount every month. Still did 24 month financing on the remaning amount but will probably pay it off early.

See vacation 2018 thread on why I got a new phone.

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Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:36 am
by cwilkins88
Android P had an update last night, and now most of hte issues are fixed. Haven't checked fingerprint scanner yet.

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Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:16 am
by Tyler
cwilkins88 wrote:Android P had an update last night, and now most of hte issues are fixed. Haven't checked fingerprint scanner yet.
I saw in r/Googlepixel there was a megathread for July update causing battery issues.