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  • TheChico868
    TheChico868 6 months ago +2551

    They got rid of the notch thank god

    • Arnav Kumar
      Arnav Kumar 4 months ago

      @Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin he is a holocost denier and believes in qanon
      just look at his twitter

    • CJ S
      CJ S 5 months ago +1

      @Arnox Immordium bluetooth emits radiation via microwaves so in theory its another source of radiation being put directly into your head...... or you could use a non bluetooth headset and not worry about that and minimize the radiation you are exposed to. Just my 2cents

    • Nazim कवि
      Nazim कवि 5 months ago

      that's just why I bought it, plus the battery

    • pat cola
      pat cola 6 months ago

      @Kalazakan There should be phones with removable backs. How is that a backward thing ?

    • J Arnett
      J Arnett 6 months ago

      @Rens Ro Fuck off no he's not

  • V. Sriram Sundar
    V. Sriram Sundar 18 days ago

    The difference between these phones is
    iPhone Xs(and Max) has better specs and camera and so is the Pixel 3 and XL.
    But iPhone Xr has all the iPhone Xs hardware(say SoC and RAM etc) while downgrading on camera and display.
    Google went completely opposite by giving a phone with the same display and camera but with very less internal hardware.
    In short, all Google cares about is the camera while Apple cares about hardware.

  • Camille Regala
    Camille Regala 23 days ago

    Revisiting this today and goddamn you're right. clairvoyant af

  • Aidan Pritchett
    Aidan Pritchett 25 days ago +1

    This kind of shit makes me really excited for next-gen budget phones.

    This phone is basically if Google listened to their customers.
    I am really hoping Snapdragon and whoever makes their displays can pump out better budget stuff next year, if this phone just had a better cpu, gpu and screen.

  • TudBoatTed
    TudBoatTed 29 days ago +1

    The Nigerian prince joke was top notch in the ad

  • Francis Cruz
    Francis Cruz Month ago

    5 months later, you can now buy the 3a XL for $399 and the 3a at $299.

    KILLER value right now :)

  • Theo Philpot
    Theo Philpot Month ago

    6:25 someone forgot an a

  • Ciuwas
    Ciuwas Month ago

    The only reason I got the 3 XL was that it has
    1. glass (cause im dumb asf)
    2. I can hide the notch (even though I like it in my opinion)
    3. I got it for 400 Dolans

  • Remy Boyzz
    Remy Boyzz Month ago +4

    almost nutted when i heard the price tag

  • cummins24421
    cummins24421 Month ago

    While this is likely to be my next phone, I still want my god damn HTC One M8 WIndows phone back. And I will forever.

  • Eli Geidel
    Eli Geidel Month ago +1

    The notch on the 3 XL is TRASH

  • Amr Mashriqi
    Amr Mashriqi Month ago

    His sponsor transition is much smoother than Linus's

  • maxlol0
    maxlol0 Month ago

    needs that micro sd card slot.

  • Durrpadil
    Durrpadil Month ago

    Anyone who has toilet paper near their keyboard automatically has me thinking they are pervs. Hate to say it. Sorry!

  • CyDoneTV
    CyDoneTV Month ago +2

    I literally just got the 3a today and it's amazing! FAR better than T-mobile's Revvl 2 Plus!

  • FantomLightning
    FantomLightning 2 months ago +1

    As someone that ran both a Nexus 5 and 5X and was very sad to see the price jump when Pixel replaced the Nexus line I'm glad to see these. I'm hoping the 4a and it's successors will keep the headphone jack. If they do I may be replacing my Note 9 with one. I just picked up a 3a to replace my mothers dying BlackBerry Z10 and I've been very impressed.

    • FantomLightning
      FantomLightning 2 months ago

      @Ridwan Olisa Honestly I love my Note 9, I was a BlackBerry user mainly for most of my smartphone owning life until I needed apps that weren't available and my carrier wasn't making the Android based BlackBerrys available. The N9 was the first phone I've had that I really loved since then. But more to the point, I'd be buying another Note if not for two things.
      The first is the headphone jack, I won't be purchasing a phone that doesn't have it. I mainly use a Bluetooth headset, but I also have 3 vehicles I'm regularly in that either don't have BT at all, or don't support A2DP and I don't feel like dealing with a dongle while also not being able to charge.
      The second fact is the 3a really reminded me of the fact I don't need to spend this much on a phone. I have a 512GB Note so at launch I paid $1250, little over three times more than the price of a 3a. I don't really feel like I got three times the phone for that price. I mean, I kept a Curve 9330 and then a non carrier aggregating iPhone SE for 3 years each. I'm sure I could live with a 3a for just as long, and that's probably about the max time I'd keep my N9. Honestly I probably would've jumped straight into Pixel had they had an "a" model/Nexus replacement around the time I left BlackBerry. Since they didn't this is where I ended up lol.

    • Ridwan Olisa
      Ridwan Olisa 2 months ago

      I have a note 9 and I'm thinking of getting a pixel next year. I'm just curious, what makes you want to leave the note and get a pixel? Asking because I'm a little nervous about switching lol

  • Steven Penny
    Steven Penny 2 months ago +1

    3a is EPIC !!!

  • Adrian Jimenez
    Adrian Jimenez 2 months ago +1

    Nice!

  • Harry Turner
    Harry Turner 2 months ago

    They got rid of the notch, but it still has disgusting bezels.

  • carbonunit
    carbonunit 2 months ago

    I have owned the 3axl purpleish. For a couple of months now it basically everything I loved about my I'll fated Nexus 6p. But with a much improved version of Android. ...the camera. A flat screen. And the finger print reader on the back are the features I like not to forget about the return of the headphone jack

  • Epic Understated
    Epic Understated 2 months ago

    I am due for an upgrade really soon and I am seriously considering to get this 3a. I am curious to know how is the Pixel 3a holding up? Does it have the same problems with charging, random rebooting, and screen issues as the flagship Pixel 3?

  • Jonathan Kayne
    Jonathan Kayne 2 months ago +3

    You sold me on the headphone jack.
    Just upgraded to the Pixel 3A since the battery on my original pixel's battery was starting to go.

  • N G
    N G 2 months ago +1

    You also forgot it’s better in low light than iPhone

  • Yo Smile
    Yo Smile 2 months ago +1

    i love android and also had 3a xl :D

  • Finlay Mitchell
    Finlay Mitchell 3 months ago

    guys you’re forgetting about Oneplus’s pro phone that is cheaper than both samsung and apple’s budget phones

  • Andrea Mitchell
    Andrea Mitchell 3 months ago

    another over hyped overpriced worthless piece of shit from Google , wow what a surprise
    the 3a XL is a fucking worthless piece of shit
    just got it like 6 days ago and this phone is a fucking dumpster fire like every single other Google product and service , 1st of all the play store was not working for the 1st 3 days i could not even download any apps , i had to factory restore it twice and do bunch of other shit to finally make it work , then my visual VM was working but now it won't work ,stopped working for no reason and i tried everything to get it back but it won't work, says no VM when there is , i had this same issue on every other google phone i have had on 2 different carriers ,
    visual Vm works for awhile then stops working and won't work again ever
    and it will not properly sync videos from the cloud to Google photos
    photos and videos from my old phone are sync'd to the cloud i can see them in google photos app on my old phone and in windows chrome, videos will play in photos app on my old phone and in windows chrome but on this fucking piece of shit it shows all my photos and all my video thumbnails but any video i try to play that was taken in the last 4 months will not play,it shows the thumbnails but it says "can not play video" on any video thumbnail i click on from last few months, but older videos play ,if i try and hit save to device it says something like "can not save video is still processing" it has been saying this for 5 fucking days now! , Google support is useless as usual
    pretty fucking unbelievable for a phone that touts itself for it's camera and promises unlimited cloud storage for photos and videos and has non working cloud storage for video , you had one fucking job ...
    ONE
    also the battery life is pure shit , this fucking thing drains at a rate of about 1% per minute, just like every other google phone i have had
    this phone is just as bad as my nexus 6p with the battery drain issue, battery life completely sucks and i got the XL thinking the battery life would be better i can't imagine how shitty it is on the regular 3a
    this thing is fucking hot garbage like every other google phone and will probably result in a class action suit like literally every single other phone Google has put out
    what a fucking piece of shit, i am not impressed at all , for $20 more i could have got the oppo one plus 6T instead of this overpriced worthless piece of shit
    and of course the restore feature didn't work like always , none of my apps ,setting ,app settings were properly restored to the new phone from my backup , only thing that got restored is contacts ,photos,an some videos
    google is a fucking shit mess none of their shit ever fucking works , it has always been like this
    backups never restore ,it never worked on any of my other google phones either i see they still don't have their fucking shit together and probably never will
    this phone is not any better than my old nexus 6p with battery drain issue, battery life is still complete shit , visual VM is still fucking broken
    still laggy google assistant still sucks and is still slow,laggy and buggy AF , the 6p at least had a better build quality and the photos app actually will sync videos , albeit very slowly ,so in many ways this phone is just as bad if not worse than my old one, also the front firing stereo speakers are way better on the 6p this phone is no way near as loud as my 6p or my droid x pure
    Google is a fucking shit mess everything they do is an absolute fucking disaster
    i haven't used an iphone since my 5c on IOS 7 but i am considering going back since everything google makes is a non working broken piece of shit
    this phone is a fucking disaster i should not be having all these problem with a new phone , google just fucking sucks at literally everything they do

    • Andrea Mitchell
      Andrea Mitchell 3 months ago

      @Kill yo Lol no i got it from worst buy
      i returned it after much argument over them trying to charge me a restocking fee

    • Kill yo Lol
      Kill yo Lol 3 months ago +1

      Did you directly buy the pixel on the Google store website?

  • slowmentum
    slowmentum 3 months ago +2

    Doesn't matter if nobody buys the pixel 3. The 3a is their best selling phone now lol.

    • Andrea Mitchell
      Andrea Mitchell 3 months ago

      i don't know why, it's just
      another over hyped overpriced worthless piece of shit from Google
      i got the 3a XL
      just got it like 6 days ago and this phone is a fucking dumpster fire like every single other Google product and service , 1st of all the play store was not working for the 1st 3 days i could not even download any apps , i had to factory restore it twice and do bunch of other shit to finally make it work , then my visual VM was working but now it won't work ,stopped working for no reason and i tried everything to get it back but it won't work, says no VM when there is , i had this same issue on every other google phone i have had on 2 different carriers ,
      visual Vm works for awhile then stops working and won't work again ever
      and it will not properly sync videos from the cloud to Google photos
      photos and videos from my old phone are sync'd to the cloud i can see them in google photos app on my old phone and in windows chrome, videos will play in photos app on my old phone and in windows chrome but on this fucking piece of shit it shows all my photos and all my video thumbnails but any video i try to play that was taken in the last 4 months will not play,it shows the thumbnails but it says "can not play video" on any video thumbnail i click on from last few months, but older videos play ,if i try and hit save to device it says something like "can not save video is still processing" it has been saying this for 5 fucking days now! , Google support is useless as usual
      pretty fucking unbelievable for a phone that touts itself for it's camera and promises unlimited cloud storage for photos and videos and has non working cloud storage for video , you had one fucking job ...
      ONE
      also the battery life is pure shit , this fucking thing drains at a rate of about 1% per minute, just like every other google phone i have had
      this phone is just as bad as my nexus 6p with the battery drain issue, battery life completely sucks and i got the XL thinking the battery life would be better i can't imagine how shitty it is on the regular 3a
      this thing is fucking hot garbage like every other google phone and will probably result in a class action suit like literally every single other phone Google has put out
      what a fucking piece of shit, i am not impressed at all , for $20 more i could have got the oppo one plus 6T instead of this overpriced worthless piece of shit
      and of course the restore feature didn't work like always , none of my apps ,setting ,app settings were properly restored to the new phone from my backup , only thing that got restored is contacts ,photos,an some videos
      google is a fucking shit mess none of their shit ever fucking works , it has always been like this
      backups never restore ,it never worked on any of my other google phones either i see they still don't have their fucking shit together and probably never will
      this phone is not any better than my old nexus 6p with battery drain issue, battery life is still complete shit , visual VM is still fucking broken
      still laggy google assistant still sucks and is still slow,laggy and buggy AF , the 6p at least had a better build quality and the photos app actually will sync videos , albeit very slowly ,so in many ways this phone is just as bad if not worse than my old one, also the front firing stereo speakers are way better on the 6p this phone is no way near as loud as my 6p or my droid x pure
      Google is a fucking shit mess everything they do is an absolute fucking disaster
      i haven't used an iphone since my 5c on IOS 7 but i am considering going back since everything google makes is a non working broken piece of shit
      this phone is a fucking disaster i should not be having all these problem with a new phone , google just fucking sucks at literally everything they do
      this is the obvious result of diversity hiring

  • Grey Goose
    Grey Goose 3 months ago

    After moving from a 1440p POLED on my LG V30 to a 1080p OLED on my larger OnePlus 6T, I no longer believe that 1440p is necessary on large phones as long as the quality is good. I'd rather take an amazing 1080p screen than an average 1440p one.

  • BoHjalmarGames
    BoHjalmarGames 3 months ago +2

    If you live in Sweden it costs way more (about 5700 SEK or $580). To avoid this you order from the German store, type in "SCHWEDEN" after your city and select priority shipping. This will in total cost you about 415 € - over 1 000 SEK.
    store.google.com/de/product/pixel_3a?hl=de-DE

  • Nick Henderson
    Nick Henderson 3 months ago +2

    Watching this from a Pixel 3a XL. Amazing deal for 400$ with my trade in

  • Jonathan Rebholz
    Jonathan Rebholz 3 months ago +1

    Uhhh where’s Linus?

  • Flare78x
    Flare78x 3 months ago

    Or just stick with me here, they lower the price of their flag ship and not build 4 different phones also stealing everyone else's customers. I got the nexus 5 when it launched for $400 and it had the fastest soc available at the time and now 4 generations later the pixel 3 is $799

  • NaeMuckle
    NaeMuckle 3 months ago

    Only video that's said to camera is different to the flagship

  • Nate W Thibodeau
    Nate W Thibodeau 4 months ago

    The OLED panel on the 3a has terrible color shift...just as bad as the Pixel 2 was well known for. It also is blurry, compared to the super sharp and crisp panel Pixel 3.

  • S†EPFΔM STUDiO
    S†EPFΔM STUDiO 4 months ago

    so a pixel 3 XL is still better than a pixel 3a XL ? they're simply just trying to create affordable products after releasing "flagship" products, to compete with apple?

    • S†EPFΔM STUDiO
      S†EPFΔM STUDiO 4 months ago

      kinda ruthless lol it says "trade iphone in" on their offers lmao

  • Jonathan
    Jonathan 4 months ago

    I bought a Pixel 3(non-a) for 389€ today.

  • adriano raffaele
    adriano raffaele 4 months ago +1

    i have a pixel 3a and its a must buy.

  • Neptune
    Neptune 4 months ago

    Picked this over the OnePlus 7 pro. I'm not a "power" user, so specs weren't at the forefront of my needs. I mainly watch video, read, and listen to music. I hate notches, but I need something to hold onto, and the 7 Pros screen, even though beautiful, I worry about the economics. Plus, all I need is 1080p for videos, which will save for battery. The headphone jack is a bonus, but I've migrated to Bluetooth for regular listening, all my wired ones are for my HiFi.

  • Tainted Flare
    Tainted Flare 4 months ago +1

    I've had it for about a month and I am so amazed, I love this phone so much, especially *THE HEADPHONE JACK*

  • Jennifer Case
    Jennifer Case 4 months ago

    look at the new Foxx Miro from Metro PCS - T-Mobil its a Oreo OS pretty black. Let me know what you think

  • אור פאר
    אור פאר 4 months ago

    why the fuck didn't they just put a wireless charging, the back is plastic, not metal so wireless charge can pass through it.

  • Wong Tik Ki
    Wong Tik Ki 4 months ago

    the xr is a pieve of shit, feels like an oversize toy iphone for children.

  • eny
    eny 4 months ago

    I just got the google pixel 3a and its surprisingly big I'm lucky I didn't get the 3a xl

  • newfnshow031
    newfnshow031 5 months ago

    He didnt even mention the battery life.... Dude prob never even used these

  • Funny High
    Funny High 5 months ago +1

    I will buy 3a xl soon.

  • 4WerdMotion 1
    4WerdMotion 1 5 months ago

    Finally a reviewer that hasn’t drank 10 cups of coffee before doing a video 😂

  • eddy
    eddy 5 months ago

    in 2019,google design phones looks horrible. looks like they are in crisis of imagination.

  • Andrew Junior
    Andrew Junior 5 months ago +1

    Google Pixel 3a XL=> My DREAM PHONE.

  • RANDOMLEE Gaming
    RANDOMLEE Gaming 5 months ago

    Lol he sounds like Linus himself. Are you sure you're not a Skrull

  • LamboKang
    LamboKang 5 months ago

    I would expect phone lik this to have more RAM. Not going to lie, im tempted to purchase these but the lack of Ram is not selling it to me. It probably doesnt bother most ppl tho.
    But not going to lie, its a pretty good phone that has great value for its price, its probably very tempting to most ppl out there.

  • Aut Tark
    Aut Tark 5 months ago

    They at Linus are either stark raving mad or they get good money from Google. Is ok imho. They also do objective reviews. Kinda weird.

  • haider firas
    haider firas 5 months ago

    eMMC storage is a real downgrade .

  • Wendigo
    Wendigo 5 months ago +1

    Wtf this is perfect for me.

  • Whole Food Plant-Based Man

    No notch and a headphone jack. Win-win. That's what I'm getting.

  • Joe
    Joe 5 months ago

    what i dont like is that the xr has flagship performance.. but the budget pixel has a low end snapdragon 670... so it doesn't really compete. because the XR is going to be best overall. gaming or whatever you want it has the software, and the performance. the only reason to not want the XR is if you need android.

  • Reazon Giovanni
    Reazon Giovanni 6 months ago

    I have the first pixel xl. Im trying my best to hold off until the pixel 4. But this phone is soooo tempting

  • IamMe
    IamMe 6 months ago

    that is still the price of a mid tier lap top aka scam territory expensive. The iPhone not the pixel.
    What a waste to have an OLED but not dual front speaker ...

  • Chloe Prater
    Chloe Prater 6 months ago +2

    considering getting a 3a xl upgrading from the og pixel xl. worth it or nah?

  • RiShift
    RiShift 6 months ago

    meanwhile the 3a is 692$ in sweden. hm

  • Wacypro_gamez
    Wacypro_gamez 6 months ago +1

    Better than my SE