Google Pixel 3 XL Review

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Google Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Samsung screen, tons of glue

The excellent Google Pixel 3 just hit stores this week, and we don't blame you if you're clamoring to grab one.

Overall layout and internals of the Pixel 3 XL look mostly the same as the Pixel 2 XL last year. iFixit found the same Google SR3HX "Pixel Visual Core" chip as last year.

iFixit has taken apart Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to investigate the devices' components and repairability. On the use of SIM-locking in general, Verizon representatives have been quoted saying the carrier is "assessing where it will be implemented in the future".

The teardown experts over at iFixit have ripped open the Google Pixel 3 XL revealing a bunch of new additions to Google's latest flagship smartphone.

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Verizon remains the exclusive Pixel 3 carrier in the U.S., and that isn't such a great thing this year, as the Pixel 3 phones are locked to Verizon's network.

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL include the necessary modem hardware to work on all major USA carriers. While the two phones are additionally available to buy through places like Best Buy, those retailer sold units were also the same Verizon models and therefore subject to the same issue. Aspects which when all combined is likely why Verizon has now seemed to have changed its stance on the matter - at least for the time being. The point of this policy, according to Verizon, was to deter theft. If you buy a Verizon Pixel, it's really only going to work on Verizon at first.

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At launch, there was an update related to an automatic overnight unlock on Pixel 3s, which also showed up on phones sold in Best Buy stores.

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