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Supha_Volt
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(09-21-2017, 12:17 AM)
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Just got my Pixel XL and loving it! Glad they gave me black instead of the white one that I thought I was going to get since I had the frost 6p.
vypek
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(09-21-2017, 03:59 AM)
Love having a Pixel. Feels like a big improvement. With about the same usage I used with the 6P I can go without charging my phone for over a day.
Septimus Prime
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(09-21-2017, 04:00 AM)
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Mine still hasn't shipped.
tirminyl
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(09-21-2017, 04:07 AM)
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I'm anxiously awaiting my XL 128gb. This battery on the 6P makes me want to throw the phone against the wall.

Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Mine still hasn't shipped.

Ditto.
CrackaF3tt
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(09-21-2017, 06:13 AM)
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Should be getting mine Friday. AND the trade in program for the Pixel 2 just leaked. This is some great timing.
Tom Nook Sawyer
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(09-21-2017, 06:23 AM)
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Are they not swapping for the Pixel anymore? I called today about my 6P charging super slow and they wanted to charge me $79 to replace it
KeyboardThug
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(09-21-2017, 08:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tom Nook Sawyer

Are they not swapping for the Pixel anymore? I called today about my 6P charging super slow and they wanted to charge me $79 to replace it

They are not. They stopped last friday I think.
Jzero
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(09-21-2017, 08:37 AM)

Originally Posted by Tom Nook Sawyer

Are they not swapping for the Pixel anymore? I called today about my 6P charging super slow and they wanted to charge me $79 to replace it

That's still not bad for getting a $900 pixel
I love my Pixel btw, kinda glad my Nexus 6P shit itself
Rogan
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(09-21-2017, 08:43 AM)
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My fingerprint scanner works for 50% now.

I occasionally get 'fingerprint hardware not available' error when trying to unlock.

This occurred after the 8.0 update. It's so frustrating that my phone is getting worse by the day.
Tom Nook Sawyer
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(09-21-2017, 08:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jzero

That's still not bad for getting a $900 pixel
I love my Pixel btw, kinda glad my Nexus 6P shit itself

I think it was to replace the 6P with another? But I accidentally hung up before that was clarified
Supha_Volt
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(09-21-2017, 04:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Mine still hasn't shipped.

Originally Posted by tirminyl

I'm anxiously awaiting my XL 128gb. This battery on the 6P makes me want to throw the phone against the wall.Ditto.

Have either of you heard anything about your phones being shipped yet or any update? Did you have Assurant protect? I wonder if they are prioritising those over ones that were out of warranty?
Kevyt
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(09-21-2017, 04:32 PM)
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Now officially on the 8.0 update. The phone is starting to show its age but I am really happy with this phone. Come November, it's going to be two years old. I was looking at a picture I took from November 15, 2015 on the day when I first got the phone.

Also, regarding battery usage:

No complaints here :)

I can get a full day out of a charge with moderate usage (gaf, discord, reddit, emails, chrome, news, etc.) unless I decide to watch youtube with the speakers. I am going to cry when I have to finally get a new phone. The new pixels are too expensive and ugly.
RumblingRosco
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(09-21-2017, 07:16 PM)
Although my 6P is dead and I didn't get a Pixel, I'm happy with my new battery life.

Gone are the days of charging at home, at work, and again at home in the evening!
Septimus Prime
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(09-21-2017, 07:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Supha_Volt

Have either of you heard anything about your phones being shipped yet or any update? Did you have Assurant protect? I wonder if they are prioritising those over ones that were out of warranty?

Still not shipped. No Assurant.

I'm thinking what happened is they actually got more calls than they anticipated after the Pixel replacement news got online. It's like the Slickdeals effect.
Supha_Volt
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(09-21-2017, 07:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Still not shipped. No Assurant.

I'm thinking what happened is they actually got more calls than they anticipated after the Pixel replacement news got online. It's like the Slickdeals effect.

That's awful and yeah I could see that happening. What date did you talk with a rep about getting a Pixel? I know the policy changed overnight and stopped honoring replacements 17th but I felt like you placed yours like a few days before they changed the internal policy. I would press the issue to at least get a response.
whatsinaname
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(09-21-2017, 07:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Supha_Volt

That's awful and yeah I could see that happening. What date did you talk with a rep about getting a Pixel? I know the policy changed overnight and stopped honoring replacements 17th but I felt like you placed yours like a few days before they changed the internal policy. I would press the issue to at least get a response.

I ordered on the 14th, still waiting for an order update. The order is still active, so is my credit card hold. Not too worried at the moment.
wowzors
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(09-21-2017, 07:50 PM)
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I'll be getting a new Pixel XL on Friday after my Nexus 6P shit the bed, is it possible I will be able to trade this in towards a new Pixel 2 XL with the trade in program?
GameAddict411
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(09-21-2017, 07:52 PM)
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My original Nexus 6p died on me at 15% then at 23%. Before the warranty expired on it by a week I contacted Customer service and they replaced it for me. The replacement has not done this and it's been almost 10 months since I have had it(which is a little bit shorter than how much I had the original). The shitty part in all of this is that it's been confirmed that it's the battery that causes the premature shutdown of the device. People have already opened up their phones and replaced the battery and the problem completely went away. One lesson for me personally is that I am not ever going to buy a phone that was made by non western phone maker from now on. HTC is the only exception to this rule. I have been really considering switching to iPhone for my next phone.
Avon Barksdale
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(09-21-2017, 08:11 PM)
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I got Pixel XL today after giving up my 6P because of the battery issue.

I'm glad that I was able to get a replacement because I heard Google stopped doing RMAs for the 6P.
Septimus Prime
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(09-22-2017, 03:14 AM)
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Omfg, not only did it die at 60% for the second time today (plus a random shutdown, as well), it did so while I was booking airline tickets! Fuck this phone.
dcll
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(09-22-2017, 03:32 AM)
i took a chance and bought a like new used 6p 64 and was shot down twice by google, oh well congrats to those who got it
Jintor
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(09-22-2017, 03:34 AM)
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- straya
- bought from third party
- phone isn't technically bootlooping yet though the battery sucks

sigh. was really hoping to figure out a way to trade up.
BertramCooper
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(09-22-2017, 03:53 AM)
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Brand new S8 arrived today. Gorgeous phone.

Guess that's the end of my 6P journey, unless I can find somewhere to sell this piece of shit phone and make some cash off it before I kiss it goodbye.
tirminyl
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(09-23-2017, 12:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Supha_Volt

Have either of you heard anything about your phones being shipped yet or any update? Did you have Assurant protect? I wonder if they are prioritising those over ones that were out of warranty?

I do not have Assurant protect.

I just contacted Google and should have mine by the next 48hrs.
MercuryLS3
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(09-23-2017, 03:53 AM)
This thread makes me sad, started off so positive only to end up with disappointment.
whatsinaname
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(09-23-2017, 03:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by MercuryLS3

This thread makes me sad, started off so positive only to end up with disappointment.

The last couple of months have been a pain with the microphone issues for me but it has still been one of my favourite phones. (Right behind the iPhone 4 and The Sony Ericsson w810i.)
Supha_Volt
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(09-23-2017, 04:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by tirminyl

I do not have Assurant protect.

I just contacted Google and should have mine by the next 48hrs.

Nice! That's awesome!

Originally Posted by MercuryLS3

This thread makes me sad, started off so positive only to end up with disappointment.

Yeah, I really liked this phone when I first got it but around February it just wasn't the same.
Massa
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(09-24-2017, 04:52 PM)
Has anyone replaced the glass on this phone? Mine was severely scratched yesterday, I was surprised the screen survived even. Thinking of buying the parts on eBay to fix it.
faint.
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(09-24-2017, 05:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Still not shipped. No Assurant.

I'm thinking what happened is they actually got more calls than they anticipated after the Pixel replacement news got online. It's like the Slickdeals effect.

I contacted support about my shipment and they informed me that there was a huge influx of calls the week I placed mine so they're not able to keep up with demand. You'll still get a replacement, but they don't have an ETA. I'm actually hoping it takes longer and I end up with a Pixel 2 or something.
Kevyt
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(09-24-2017, 06:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Soka

Although my 6P is dead and I didn't get a Pixel, I'm happy with my new battery life.



Gone are the days of charging at home, at work, and again at home in the evening!

But what phone did you get?
Gattsu25
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(09-24-2017, 06:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kevyt

But what phone did you get?

They got a new/refurbished 6P
_Isaac
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(09-25-2017, 12:02 AM)
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Dang I thought I had escaped the battery issues. Really all of a sudden last week I started getting the early shutdowns. I just had it shut down when I was over 50%. It's really annoying.
whatsinaname
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(09-29-2017, 05:08 PM)
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My replacement Pixel XL finally shipped! (Had ordered on the 14th of Sept.)
ndawgdrake
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(09-29-2017, 05:13 PM)
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Tried to RMA my 6P but was informed my phone only had a 90 day warranty (it was a refurbished replacement from about a year ago). Sucks.
Septimus Prime
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(10-05-2017, 03:10 AM)
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My replacement finally shipped (and is possibly delivered).

Yesterday, my 6P shut down at 73%. I can't wait to have a usable phone again.

On another note, is anyone doing a trade in for the 2 XL with their replacement phones?
Rentahamster
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(10-05-2017, 03:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

On another note, is anyone doing a trade in for the 2 XL with their replacement phones?

Is that even worth it? Getting only $400 bucks for trading in a brand new Pixel XL seems like not that great of a deal. Maybe next year for a Pixel 3, yeah.
Tripon
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(10-05-2017, 03:26 AM)
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I got a Nexus 6P replacement, I'll see what I can get it for it. If it cuts off half the price and I can pick up a new Pixel 2 XL for $400-500, I'll do it in a heartbeat, but I doubt it.
Septimus Prime
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(10-05-2017, 03:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rentahamster

Is that even worth it? Getting only $400 bucks for trading in a brand new Pixel XL seems like not that great of a deal. Maybe next year for a Pixel 3, yeah.

That's what I'm trying to figure out, so I thought I would ask here. My concern is that by next year, it'll be worth significantly less for trade-in, since the 6P is worth shit now, so now might be the best time to make the deal, even if you do end up losing half its value right from the jump.

What's nice, though, is that since it's a replacement device, we never really paid its full value anyway, since the 6P was cheaper.

Originally Posted by Tripon

I got a Nexus 6P replacement, I'll see what I can get it for it. If it cuts off half the price and I can pick up a new Pixel 2 XL for $400-500, I'll do it in a heartbeat, but I doubt it.

The 128 GB Pixel XL is worth $410 in trade-in if it still works. So yeah, that is a significant discount right now.

What I really like about the trade-in program is that it works like their replacement program, where you order the new device and can still use your current device until the new one arrives, where then you send in your current device for a refund. That's way better than any other store's version, where you submit your current device first, and then you're fucked until the new one shows up.
faint.
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(10-06-2017, 02:15 AM)
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Today was a good day.

Septimus Prime
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(10-06-2017, 03:28 AM)
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Mine came, as well! High five!

I think I will trade up for Pixel 2 XL, though. Anyone else?
Septimus Prime
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(10-06-2017, 07:41 PM)
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Code:

Later, Nexus 6P.
FallingEdge
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(10-06-2017, 07:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Mine came, as well! High five!

I think I will trade up for Pixel 2 XL, though. Anyone else?

oh yeah, already have that going lol

we get $410 back.
Rentahamster
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(10-07-2017, 04:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

Mine came, as well! High five!

I think I will trade up for Pixel 2 XL, though. Anyone else?

Originally Posted by FallingEdge

oh yeah, already have that going lol

we get $410 back.

How long until that $410 value drops, do you think?

I feel like I should probably wait until the prices of used 128GB Pixel XLs are at least that, or until the price of a Pixel 2 XL drops.

And even then, I'm actually not that hyped about the Pixel 2 to begin with...
Septimus Prime
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(10-07-2017, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rentahamster

How long until that $410 value drops, do you think?

I feel like I should probably wait until the prices of used 128GB Pixel XLs are at least that, or until the price of a Pixel 2 XL drops.

And even then, I'm actually not that hyped about the Pixel 2 to begin with...

Most likely it'll drop as soon as the Pixel XL's value drops, which I think will happen sooner than the 2 XL's will, unless it totally bombs.

Basically, outside of some promotions or something, $410 will probably be the maximum trade-in value for the XL.

As for the XL's price dropping that far, it probably isn't going to happen until next gen, at the earliest. That's like a 50% decrease. It'll be unlisted before it hits that price. I don't think even our precious 6P ever got that cheap.
Septimus Prime
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(10-07-2017, 10:49 AM)
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I gotta say, I'm really liking the Pixel XL so far. I was using it all day without worrying about the battery, which was really nice. There was one moment, when the battery hit around 70%, that I was like oh shit, but then I realized that I actually have the full meter again.

But damn, does it look like an iPhone. Earlier, I was looking for it, and it was right in front of me, and I just glossed right over it, thinking it was my wife's iPhone. She calls it my new iPhone.
Rentahamster
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(10-07-2017, 11:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime

I gotta say, I'm really liking the Pixel XL so far. I was using it all day without worrying about the battery, which was really nice. There was one moment, when the battery hit around 70%, that I was like oh shit, but then I realized that I actually have the full meter again.

I know how you feel. I've gotten so accustomed to carrying around my extra battery pack with me, I keep surprising myself that I haven't used it at all yet.
naweednrahman
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(10-07-2017, 12:01 PM)
My Nexus 6p still fairly strong after Huawei fixed the battery. It's almost a month to my phone's 2 year anniversary and I'm due am upgrade. I want a Note 8 or Pixel 2 Xl but I really don't see them each being valued so highly. I don't mind a change, seems like the LG V30 seems like a decent compromise but we'll see. I can easily see my Nexus 6p lasting an extra year.
Septimus Prime
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(10-08-2017, 08:24 AM)
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16 motherfuckin' hours left at 56%! On my 6P, the time left would be about 5 minutes, if it were even still on!
Rentahamster
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(10-08-2017, 09:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Septimus Prime



16 motherfuckin' hours left at 56%! On my 6P, the time left would be about 5 minutes, if it were even still on!

*brofist*
whatsinaname
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(10-11-2017, 06:54 PM)
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Finally shipped out my 6P back to Google today. Man, I really liked this phone. The first phone that lasted me a full 2 years since my iPhone 4.

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