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Topic   Best deal right now on a Pixel 2?

Jeffro
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7-Feb-2018(#1)
Or recommend an android-based upgrade that's a better deal. I currently use a Moto X Pure Edition.

Mostly interested in an excellent camera on the phone and for it to be snappy as fudge.
michaeld
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* 7-Feb-2018(#2)
Used Pixel XL is a great bang for buck, the cameras are very close. I use one and love it, I just watched a comparison earlier today between the two cameras

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J271WVMivlY
Jeffro
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7-Feb-2018(#3)
do the regular Pixel phones and the XL's use the same camera?
michaeld
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* 7-Feb-2018(#4)
Yes, the XL has a higher res screen though
devans77
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8-Feb-2018(#5)
I almost got the pixel 2 when it was down to $5 a month, only thing that stopped me was there's no expandable memory

PlayYing
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8-Feb-2018(#6)
If you don't mind being locked into Verizon, they have a BOGO right now until V-day
Lunar
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8-Feb-2018(#7)
Best deal on a Pixel 2 right now?

Get a Samsung S8

michaeld
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* 8-Feb-2018(#8)
The S8 is also a great value used, the S9 will be announced either this month or next so prices will drop some more. The only drawback to Samsung phones is all the bloatware and duplicate apps that they have but they make great phones, the plus is water proof and sd cards
Lunar
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* 8-Feb-2018(#9)
Reasons Why S8 Beats Pixel 2

1. Expandable memory, this is the biggest one for me. I have a 128gb micro SD in my S8, fudge you Apple for charging me $100 more
2. Screen Resolution (Pixel 2 is1920x1080 vs. Galaxy S8 at 2960x1440)
3. Pixel 2 looks like a iPhone 6, S8 has no bezel.

Camera difference is negligible, Pixel 2 has slightly better camera.
Only thing Pixel has going for it is Oreo. Which to me is like Ok whatever Google, I'm fine with this lower class candy OS you have on Samsung phones.

I already have an S8 and saw a Pixel 2 commercial and was like hmm, should I hop over?

After research, it was a resounding NAH!

Lunar
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8-Feb-2018(#10)
Also, almost everyone at parties I've been to ask me what phone I use, because my pictures come out better than all the Apple phones.

PlayYing
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8-Feb-2018(#11)
I gots to have a big phone, its either a OG Pixel XL (use Project Fi for international travel) or Note 8 for me.
Finn
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8-Feb-2018(#12)
You also get the Google visual core Wich will enhance pictures. It's a seperate chip that basically processes HDR+ images. Google just unlocked it for 3rd party apps. It's also a fully programmable chip and can be used for whatever really.

I have the LGV30 Wich is the Pixel 2 XL with wireless charging. My gripe about the V30 is battery but I have it in the first level of battery saver and that really helps, about a day and a half of use and I don't notice any performance issues.


The screens are the same on the XL 2 and V30 and it looks great. Not a drawback. The S8 is nice but it's to narrow, and I am a clumsy typer so texting sucks with the dual edge screen. That's why I had to sell it when I got it as a warranty replacement.

I like Samsung also, but there bloat is a deal breaker for me. The dual edge screens are nice but again kind of another dealbreaker because I can't text with them (when screen rotates, to narrow otherwise.

The Pixel 2 has squeezable sides that allow easy Google assistant access, but you can get a app that allows you to map it to another function (I tried it with the flashlight).

I would recommend looking at the V30, my first LG phone and besides the battery I love it! Again putting battery saver on gives it awesome life and does not take away from performance. LG does have bloat but it's not nearly as bad as Samsung.










RobotVM
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8-Feb-2018(#13)
I wanted a Pixel 2 but ended up getting a OnePlus 5T. Much better bang for your buck.

Jeffro
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8-Feb-2018(#14)
Cool, I'll have to check out those other phones, thanks everybody!
Jeffro
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8-Feb-2018(#15)
Anybody know if I do the BOGO at Verizon for the Pixel 2 if I can sell the second one to pay off the first?
Jeffro
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8-Feb-2018(#16)
Never mind, I should have looked first, you have to have a newer phone to trade in within 30 days. Pretty stupid deal now that I read (some) of the fine print. The second you get phone is, by far, not "free."
PlayYing
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8-Feb-2018(#17)
I saw a pop up ad saying you get the pixel buds 50% off with purchase of pixel 2 or p2xl. Reviews of the buds were meh.

Topic   Best deal right now on a Pixel 2?