I'm trying to solve my Pixel audio issues the way an Apple user would. By throwing even more money at it.
Recent Pixel 2 XL Stories
My replacement Google Pixel 2 XL arrived yesterday, and I've spent much of the intervening time configuring and testing it.
Five months ago, I paid $1000 for a Google Pixel 2 XL, and I've been living with its various issues ever since.
To counter the lower cost of the superior Samsung Galaxy S9+, Google has dropped the price of its Pixel 2 XL by $200.
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ has a truly excellent camera, but it falls short of the picture quality provided by the Google Pixel 2 XL.
Google is trying to establish its hardware credibility in order to more effectively compete against Apple. Suffice to say that it has failed miserably.