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The only thing worse than Google’s giant Pixel 3 XL notch is hiding it

The only thing worse than Google’s giant Pixel 3 XL notch is hiding it

Months of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leaks reached a boiling point in September when a shipment of prototypes was allegedly stolen, sold on the black market, and then reviewed by Eastern European bloggers. As a result, there were almost no surprises left earlier this week when Google finally unveiled its third-generation Pixel phones during a media event in New York City. We knew what the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL looked like, we knew how impressive their new camera would be, and we knew just about all of their new features. We also knew that the larger Pixel 3 XL would feature a big notch at the top of the display, but we don’t think anyone fully appreciated how massive the notch is on Google’s new Pixel phablet until we got our hands on the phone this past Tuesday.

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