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Android 9. The Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL received mixed reviews. The phone was praised for the camera quality and water resistance,  but was criticized for the removal of the headphone jack ,  particularly after Google mocked Apple for doing the same with its iPhone 7 phone at the launch of the first generation Pixel phone just 12 months prior. However, news outlets noted that because USB-C is a standard interface, unlike Lightning, there are a variety of third-party adapters that retail for less than Google's official one.
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YouTuber JerryRigEverything , who performs durability tests on various smartphones, criticized Google for their design choice with the antenna lines on the sides of the handset. When he bent the Pixel 2, it cracked at the antenna line near the middle of the phone, voiding its water resistance and warranty, while most other phones from competitors pass his bend test.
This does not apply to the Pixel 2 XL. The design of the smaller Pixel 2 was regarded as plain, and its big chunky bezels were not well received, considering that earlier phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 had moved to nearly bezel-less screens. The Pixel 2 XL has a blue tint visible on the screen when the phone is viewed at an angle.
Many were dissatisfied   and it was speculated that Google had installed the polarizer incorrectly. The Pixel 2 was updated with the Pixel 3 's Night Sight feature which dramatically improves low light performance with no flash or tripod. The Pixel 2 XL also suffers from a "black smear" problem, which occurs when a group of black pixels transition to colored ones, and tend to linger for a while, before changing to their expected state. The Pixel 2 XL has an issue where the screen may flash randomly. It occurs when the phone is locked or unlocked.
Hundreds of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners have complained about high-pitched and clicking sounds coming from the phone.
Google failed to deliver on a promise to fix buzzing sounds in a future update. The Pixel 2 XL has a volume flaw that reduces the sound level of audio clips sent through messaging apps such as Google Allo , Instagram , and Telegram among others. Google is aware of the problem and is looking into it.
Some of the USB-C to 3. In some cases, rebooting the phone can fix the issue temporarily.
Google is offering replacements for the faulty adapters. Some Pixel 2 XL suffer from speaker rattling when playing content or even during phone calls. Multiple users reported that the microphone can randomly stop working. A possible solution is to blow into the microphone. Some units suffer from Bluetooth connectivity issues.
There is an issue where Google Assistant does not work with some Bluetooth headphones. They are available direct-to-consumer for use on any wireless network through Google's online store, or from Best Buy and Target. The promotion ended March 31, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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