So, what do you think about this Pixel 3 XL?

We've been seeing design leaks for the yet unconfirmed, unannounced, and certainly unreleased Pixel 3 XL for some months now. And while we don't expect the phone to be officially revealed before October of this year, we already got high-quality pictures of it — front, back, box, and accessories included. And yes, it has that huge, droopy notch with a rather thick chin to boot.

The Notch is a design element made popular by the iPhone X — the phone has thin bezels all around, save for a "cutout" at the top, where the front camera and sensors dig into the screen and spoil its rectangular shape. Some people hate it, others don't mind it.

However, in the case of the Pixel 3 XL, that notch is going to be hard to ignore. It's huge, but at least it houses two front-facing cameras as well as one of the stereo speakers of the phone. So, who knows, maybe we will get some quality performance from those components, which would make up for that look.

In any case, we got to see the device. Now, we ask you — what do you think of its looks?

What do you think of the leaked Pixel 3 XL?

I kind of like it
14.13%
I don't mind it
21.66%
Get this thing away from me!
64.21%

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Pixel 3 XL
  • Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3430 mAh

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27 Comments

1. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

In the end Pixel 2016 is the least ugly of the three

3. miketer

Posts: 541; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

True, I'm rocking the same and I got to say, simple, fast, not attractive but not ugly at all. I truly appreciate myself for this purchase.

10. KParks23

Posts: 740; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

I thought the pixel and pixel 2 looked great. This thing is absolutely hilarious looking RIP Pixel.

2. miketer

Posts: 541; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

It's obvious which option is going to take the lead. Can't believe that a Co. like Google will approve such a design for it's flagship product.

5. ern88

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 29, 2017

I'm in love with my Pixel 2. So imagining it with .7 more screen, even with a notch, has me looking forward to the 3XL even more ! Can't wait.

6. rsiders

Posts: 2018; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Go for the Pixel 3. Simple. Google doesn't get you with the old smaller phone lesser specs tricks that Samsung and Apple employ anyway.

18. Heisenberg

Posts: 378; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

But Pixel 3 will have a single front camera while it's elder sibling will have two. Your point?

23. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

TWO front cameras? yeah, what we need...better selfies for insta-slut-gram, twits and fakebook LOL.

7. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

How about adding: Waiting for Pixel 3(vanilla).

8. Sparkxster

Posts: 1247; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

I don't mind the notch on the pixel 3 XL think people are overreacting to it for me it's the 6.7 in screen not sure if I'd want a phone that big.

9. mr.joosue

Posts: 65; Member since: Nov 06, 2017

I don't mind but this phone is big ugly.

11. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 946; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Worst phone design ever. Smaller one will be the one to go for.

13. surethom

Posts: 1731; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Should have put one camera on the front & 2 on the back then notch on front could have been smaller.

14. Stormrider

Posts: 72; Member since: Aug 30, 2016

The notch needs to die a quick and painful death.

15. DFranch

Posts: 558; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

The notch isn't too wide, but it is way to tall. IMHO the notch area is only good for the battery/wifi/notification icons. It can't be too wide or else why bother, but making the notch twice as tall is it needs to be is just a waste of space.

16. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Maybe if everyone boo'd at the keynote, they'd get the idea that it's a bad design....

17. cmdacos

Posts: 4334; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

They didn't show it at I/O did they? I don't recall seeing it.

19. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1348; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

If I had $1,000 burning a hole in my pocket I would probably get it but I don't and I'm not looking to upgrade this year.

20. technitude

Posts: 263; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

I'm almost certain this is a FAKE. The left bezel seems to widen at the bottom of the phone. There is no way the phone will do that.

21. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

It doesn't. That's just a play of light. Look at the other side.

25. cmdacos

Posts: 4334; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

It's LG design, this is entirely possible lol

22. phonedroid

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 15, 2017

My current phone is a pixel 2 xl and I doubt I get the 3. First they made fun of apple for dropping the headphone jack, then they do it on pixel 2. Now they copy the stupid notch and unless its for some sort of apple like face Id, there is no reason for it. The huge bezel at the bottom, the notch, the lack of headphone jack, its just making me consider going Note 9.

24. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

There should've been a 4th option for "kill it with fire"

26. Vagabondjonez

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Google's got a turd with this one despite the amazing camera...it looks so meh for the price.

27. cocoy

Posts: 464; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

If the notch can be hidden through software like what Huawei did for the P20 pro then there's still a chance to make it look better considering that the bottom chin is also a little bigger than the competition. Just price it reasonably Google, $1k is too much with only 4gb RAM while the competition is going for 6-8 gb.

28. Tythas

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

what the hell. all their budget must get burned on other things because there sure as hell isn't much budget in the design department

29. GrosseFatigue

Posts: 211; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

What I think is that I like LG V40 better!

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