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Google Pixel 3 XL: A beautiful, highly functional device with basic flaws

The Google Pixel 3 XL is an all-glass device that sparkles from a distance. But unlike most other top-end phones it's a precious thing that does not need your protection

The 3 XL is not just beautiful on the outside, but inside too, and its AI soul reflects in how it sees the world
The 3 XL is not just beautiful on the outside, but inside too, and its AI soul reflects in how it sees the world

If you have designs on a Google Pixel 3 XL, don’t spend too much time with it, unless, of course, you have decided to own one. It is downright gorgeous, uncannily smart and highly seductive, and once you have had a taste of it, you are never going to look at smartphones the same way. I got “Clearly White” — other colour variants are “Just Black” and “Not So Pink” — and don’t want to ever let it out of my sight. It’s an all-glass (front and back) device that sparkles from a distance. But unlike most other top-end ...