Soon after Pixel 2 reviews came out last year, it became clear that the XL version suffered from various screen issues that Google fixed with the help of software updates. Google had to explain the seemingly inferior OLED screen on the Pixel 2 XL screen compared to the Pixel 2, implying that the fault may reside with the manufacturer. However, that won’t happen this year, as it looks like Google finally chose the right kind of OLED screen for the Pixel 3 XL.
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Google Pixel 3 XL
iFixit has torn apart every major smartphone released over the past decade or so. The repair site recently posted a teardown of the Google Pixel 3 XL, giving some insight into what hardware the phone is using. Interestingly, iFixit discovered that the 3 XL uses an OLED panel from Samsung, not LG.
In the teardown, iFixit mentioned that it’s fairly difficult to get the Pixel 3 XL open, thanks to copious amounts of foam adhesive. Read More
Google’s latest Pixel smartphones are more expensive than ever before starting at a whopping $799. To help ease the blow a bit, Google is handing out a Pixel 3 pre-order bonus – $50 store credit for anyone who purchased either device.