To keep or not to keep.

Just like pretty much every other phone that's released, the Pixel 2 XL has had its fair share of ups and downs. The initial launch and the numerous display complaints left some folks with a bad taste in their mouths, but after Google addressed these issues and pushed out a handful of updates to the phone, it's now better than ever.

Some of our forum users recently got to talking about whether or not they're deciding to keep the Pixel 2 XL, and for the most part, people seem to be holding onto Google's large and in charge flagship.

mlynch01
12-19-2017 10:18 PM

2 Pixel 2 XL's here, me and the wife are both keeping ours. Love them! No issues. Blue tint is a non issue for us. Best phones we've ever used.

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Mike Dee
12-19-2017 10:25 PM

Camera is phenomenal...battery is excellent and I like the big screen. Wireless charging which I've had before is not essential. I use the dongle so you really don't lose a jack... Just not part of the phone. No screen issues and the blue tint issue is overblown unless you get a bad one which some claim they do.

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Almeuit
12-19-2017 10:54 PM

Keeper for me. Amazing performance, battery, and camera. Plus I enjoy actually getting OS updates but also patches such as KRACK fix and other things.

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Then again, there are still some that think differently.

fjd726
12-19-2017 10:07 PM

Returned the XL2, Screen was the dealbreaker for me. No matter how much I tried to avoid the blue shift tint, it kept staring me in the face. Hoping next year's 3 will be better.

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Armeniandave
12-20-2017 02:04 PM

I'm sending mine back. It was definitely the best phone I've ever had no doubt about it. The problem is I picked up an Essential phone to play with and IMO it's 94% as good at what I use it for. I bought it on the Sprint deal for $225 total and it works great on T-Mobile as does the Pixel 2 XL. The problem is I don't think the Pixel is $700 better than the Essential phone. If the Pixel 2 Xl was a...

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If you own the Pixel 2 XL, we'd like to know – Will you be keeping the phone?

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