Our Google Pixel 3a XL video review is up

Yordan, 06 June 2019

After three generations of flagship-only devices, the latest smartphone lineup of Google finally has a midrange entry to the portfolio - the Google Pixel 3a XL, which we already got a detailed text review. Now, the video is also out, and we have Ricky to explain all the neat things about the device and what are the frustrations of having a midrange Pixel as a daily driver.

For the sweet price of $479/€479/INR44,999, the Pixel 3a XL offers an OLED, stereo speakers, pure Android experience and the impressive camera from its bigger flagship brother. However, to keep the cost low, Google has put a plastic body, rendering wireless charging unavailable, could’ve brought more RAM and storage and the cool wide-angle selfie camera is no more.

There is also the bezel experience that is a subjective matter - most will find it borderline offensive, but some might think it is actually better for grip. The 3.5 mm audio jack makes a return to Pixel phones, which is good no matter how you look at it.


Reader comments

  • Sidd
  • 24 Jun 2019
  • MbH

One damn phone... In love with, camera and battery smooth. I am a beta tester now... waiting for official Android Q. In that we can use dual sim.

  • Prince double U
  • 07 Jun 2019
  • S3P

I own a Pixel 3a and I can tell you that batterylife is great. Replaced my Nokia 7 Plus for this phone and I must say this one had a better batterylife but the 3a last a whole day with ease. I am an average user. Look for the web for other reviews.

  • Anonymous
  • 07 Jun 2019
  • s2g

Photos with phones that use the IMX363 sensor like the Mi Mi 2S and 3 should come out the exact same as the Pixel 3a when used with Gcam as the Pixel 3a lacks the Pixel Visual Core, instead relying on the 670's ISP and software

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