Tag Archive: Pixel


Amazon now sells Pixel 3a and 3a XL — finally!

You can get the Pixel 3a XL with a $ 100 Amazon gift cards for a limited time, too

What you need to know First time Amazon is directly selling Google’s Pixel phones. The Pixel 3a XL comes with a $ 100 Amazon gift card for a limited time! From $ 399 at Amazon – Google Pixel 3a From $ 479 at Amazon – Google Pixel 3a XL

For the first time ever, you can now buy  [Read More…]

Original Google Pixel owners could receive up to $500 for faulty microphone

Pixel owners who didn’t experience issues could still get $ 20 in the settlement.

What you need to know Google has agreed to pay a total of $ 7.25 million in the class action settlement. Owners of the original Pixel could get a payout of up to $ 500. A hearing to approve the settlement will take place on June 5.

Google has agreed to pay $ 7.25 million dollars in a settlement of a class action  [Read More…]

You can now buy the Pixel 3a and 3a XL directly from Amazon

Picking up a Pixel device hasn’t exactly been easy in the past. The original Pixel and Pixel XL weren’t available in carrier store aside from Verizon and most readily available directly from Google through its website. Since the death of carrier contracts, customers have become used to paying monthly for their devices and this threw up a huge roadblock to getting the device. Yes, Google did pair with a financing partner to offer 24 months of payments, but it required  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Google Pixel 3 XL: Which should you buy?

Our knowledge of Android phones runs across all price points, but the most exciting area is at the top end. With high prices comes excellent phones, and we use every one to find where your money is best spent.

Superb value OnePlus 7 Pro

From $ 670 at OnePlus

Pros Brilliant 90Hz display Fantastic performance Simple and intuitive software The best possible spec sheet Cons Cameras are a step down No water resistance rating No wireless  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3a XL vs. OnePlus 7 Pro: Which should you buy?

Here at Android Central we use dozens of phones every year, from $ 100 entry-level devices to $ 1,000 flagships and everything in between. The value flagship space, in particular, is getting very exciting in 2019, and we’re here to help you choose a phone to suit your needs.

Google Pixel 3a XL

Mid-range king

$ 479 at B&H Photo

Pros Outstanding camera Great value Headphone jack All-day battery life Three years of software updates Cons  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 owners — Do you feel ripped off by the Pixel 3a?

There’s always something new around the corner.

The Pixel 3a has garnered a lot of attention in a short amount of time. And rightfully so. It offers one of the market’s best smartphone cameras, guaranteed software support, and good overall specs for $ 400.

In other words, you’re essentially getting about 80% of the Pixel 3 experience for half the cost.

That’s a fantastic value proposition to people in need of upgrading their old phone, but what  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3a is one of the most exciting phones I’ve seen in a while

I am 100% here for this.

If you’ve been following the smartphone market even remotely close for the last couple of years, you’ll likely have picked up on a few trends. Manufacturers are overly eager to commit to glass/metal designs, reduce display bezels as much as possible, and increase price tags as high as they can.

This has resulted in some pretty phenomenal smartphones, such as the Galaxy S10 and Pixel 3 XL, but unless you’ve got  [Read More…]

How to disable Digital Wellbeing on your Pixel phone

Digital Wellbeing is a great tool baked into Google’s Pixel phones to help you keep track of your phone usage throughout the day. However, whether you simply don’t use the feature enough to keep it turned on or want to see if disabling it will help make your phone faster (which some claim it does), here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do just that.

Some of our favorite Pixel accessories Rock out: TaoTronics ANC Bluetooth Headphones ($  [Read More…]

Security updates and Android Q access pushed back to June for the Pixel 3a

Manually downloading and flashing the Android Q beta is still possible.

What you need to know Pixel 3a phones are currently on a security patch from March. Security patch updates from April, May, and June are coming in June. Pixel 3a users will be able to opt into Android Q beta again beginning in June.

Google wowed us last week with the launch of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at Google I/O 2019. Part  [Read More…]

Grab a case for your new Pixel 3a!

At long last, the Pixel 3a is no longer a revolving door of leaks and rumors but an actual phone we can purchase and hold in our hands! For a phone that’s been awaited for so long, the cases available for it at this time are honestly a teeny bit sparse, but we’ll continue updating this guide with the very best cases we can find as they become available.

Ruggedly handsome Spigen Rugged Armor

Staff pick

Spigen  [Read More…]