Pixel 6 / Pixel 6 Pro

Supersnake

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The longest I've ever kept a phone is 3 years with my 3XL, so I'm not concerned about having 5 years of updates.
Am glad you mentioned that. I too have only kept one phone for three years. Just ran a search and found out that the average length of time a phone is kept is under three years. I should have considered that.
 

Domingo

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I'm usually keep my phones for 2-3 years. Mainly just because that's when the batteries start draining much faster and (at least in the past) when newer devices start including a major new feature. In this case, I'll be shocked if I don't want something that folds 2-3 years from now.
Still, I'll never take OS updates and security updates for granted. I had a Moto X Pure for 3 years and it only got a single OS update and 3 security updates during that time. It's no fun reading about all the new stuff that Google is adding to Android and your former flagship isn't getting any of it.
 

Mad Maxx

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I'm usually keep my phones for 2-3 years. Mainly just because that's when the batteries start draining much faster and (at least in the past) when newer devices start including a major new feature. In this case, I'll be shocked if I don't want something that folds 2-3 years from now.
Still, I'll never take OS updates and security updates for granted. I had a Moto X Pure for 3 years and it only got a single OS update and 3 security updates during that time. It's no fun reading about all the new stuff that Google is adding to Android and your former flagship isn't getting any of it.
I almost bought a Motorola Edge, earlier this year, but didn't after reading about Moto's dismal update record.
 

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I almost bought a Motorola Edge, earlier this year, but didn't after reading about Moto's dismal update record.

Apparently it used to be one of their hallmarks prior to being purchased by Lenovo. Now, not so much. What sucks is that their devices still have a very stripped down almost-vanilla version of Android on them. The specs aren't bad, either. If they got updates even on par with the lesser OEM's I'd probably consider buying another one.
 

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Yeah, I wish they had kept the commitment to the Google One program (may have the name wrong). Someone putting out decent hardware and using stock Android would be front of the line for me.
 

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One thing I read is that the 6 Pro might be using a stainless steel frame (in yet another copy Apple moment from Google) which would be to its detriment. A lot of extra weight for little gain that could have been used for the battery instead.
 

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I loved my old LG G3, I think of all the phones I've had that was the one I was most wowed by when I got it.
It looked great, and the back didn't look cheap at all but it was plastic, and could be pulled off in an instant if you needed to hard reboot or replace the battery.

Hell of a lot smarter than this all glass crap. Twice as likely to crack! Weighs more! Costs more! Completely covered up by your $20 case!
 

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Yeah, I wish they had kept the commitment to the Google One program (may have the name wrong). Someone putting out decent hardware and using stock Android would be front of the line for me.
Android One.

Bought a moto g pro (called moto g stylus in many places) that comes with it, half a year ago. It's receiving security updates every two months. I think I also remember it moving to android 11 from 10 when I installed the backlog of updates (the phone was released in June 2020).
 

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Ah, thanks! I meant to go look that up but forgot. :ROFLMAO: It'll be interesting to see if it gets Android 12 in a reasonable timeframe.
 

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I am getting one. Period. Don't know whether it will be the 6 or the Pro yet, but my P2XL is barely holding on and really needs replaced.


My problem here is that they up-sized the entry-level model as well for this iteration.

I have no other choice for normal sized phone to replace my Pixel 2 except 5 (sold-out ) or 4 (overpriced because of the radar), or the 4a!

Fuck this suddden super-sized + curved screen obsession, The Googles!
 

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My problem here is that they up-sized the entry-level model as well for this iteration.

I have no other choice for normal sized phone to replace my Pixel 2 except 5 (sold-out ) or 4 (overpriced because of the radar), or the 4a!

Fuck this suddden super-sized + curved screen obsession, The Googles!
That's a fair bitch. I have large palms, but short fingers, and the P2XL is basically the limit for what I comfortable with size wise. I really miss the old moto Razr filp phone days, but my eyes can't do anything that size anymore either.
 

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My problem here is that they up-sized the entry-level model as well for this iteration.

I have no other choice for normal sized phone to replace my Pixel 2 except 5 (sold-out ) or 4 (overpriced because of the radar), or the 4a!

Fuck this suddden super-sized + curved screen obsession, The Googles!

The size of my Pixel 4 XL is the biggest I like. I do also have the iPhone 12 Pro Max, and it's a big phone, mainly the width being just too wide, it's not a one handed phone whatsoever. But the display going almost edge to edge is beautiful, minus the stupid notch, but the FLAT screen is GREAT.

Curved edge displays suck in my opinion. Ghost touches, and cases are weird on them, plus those type of screens are more prone to damage.

I'd get the regular Pixel 6, as it's pretty much identical in height and width to the Pixel 4 XL dimensions, and won't be a curved edge screen like the 6 Pro.
 

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So is the regular Pixel 6 coming with a 120hz or 90hz refresh rate display?

I keep reading conflicting reports, and this one from just this week, states 120hz for both Pixel phones;

https://www.pocket-lint.com/phones/...e-pixel-6-pro-vs-pixel-6-differences-compared

Display​

  • Pixel 6: 6.4-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz
  • Pixel 6 Pro: 6.7-inch, Quad HD+, 120Hz
The Google Pixel 6 is said to be coming with a 6.4-inch display, which as we mentioned, is flat. It's claimed it will sport a Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.
 
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Mad Maxx

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So is the regular Pixel 6 coming with a 120hz or 90hz refresh rate display?

I keep reading conflicting reports, and this one form just this week, sates 120hz for both Pixel phones;

https://www.pocket-lint.com/phones/...e-pixel-6-pro-vs-pixel-6-differences-compared

Display​

  • Pixel 6: 6.4-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz
  • Pixel 6 Pro: 6.7-inch, Quad HD+, 120Hz
The Google Pixel 6 is said to be coming with a 6.4-inch display, which as we mentioned, is flat. It's claimed it will sport a Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.
At 4:19 of this video, the graphic shows 90Hz, but the narrator says 120Hz. :ROFLMAO:

 

Vengance_01

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So is the regular Pixel 6 coming with a 120hz or 90hz refresh rate display?

I keep reading conflicting reports, and this one from just this week, states 120hz for both Pixel phones;

https://www.pocket-lint.com/phones/...e-pixel-6-pro-vs-pixel-6-differences-compared

Display​

  • Pixel 6: 6.4-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz
  • Pixel 6 Pro: 6.7-inch, Quad HD+, 120Hz
The Google Pixel 6 is said to be coming with a 6.4-inch display, which as we mentioned, is flat. It's claimed it will sport a Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.
To be honest rather 6 be a 90hz hd+ screen. Better battery life
 
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