Over the weekend, I prepped my original Pixel XL for shipment back to Google and what I hope is a $400 credit towards my new Pixel 2 XL. It’s time to say goodbye.
As you may know, I had a rough year with the Pixel XL, which I ordered as soon as Google announced the device back in October 2016. My first impressions were that Google was clearly copying the design of the iPhone, the camera was excellent, and that it was too expensive. A day later, I observed that the display seemed a bit smallish, and that I should have ordered a version with more than 32 GB of storage.