Say what? More people want the Pixel 3 XL than the Galaxy Note 9?

We asked — which one are you saving up for? Well, check out those poll results! Seems like a good portion of our voters will be entrusting Google with their savings this year.
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71 Comments

1. aegislash

Posts: 1437; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I went with neither. I'll hold onto my Note8 for one more year, as it's awesome enough as is. The iPhone X Plus (XI Plus, whatever it ends up being called) is what I'm all about this year. Love my X, but it's a tad too small.

18. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

New iPhone X 2018 lineup gonna smash all the current sales records and will be a hot hot item in this fall...!!

29. baldilocks

Posts: 1428; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

And it's going to be the same old grid of icons it has been for the past 11 years. Nothing exciting.

35. Vokilam

Posts: 1031; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

I don’t understand why people refer to iOS as “just same row of icons”. When I unlock my phone the first thing I want to do nearly every time is go into an app or game right away. My phone is organized to show me information from those apps before I open the phone - in case I need info without opening an app. Bringing apps front and center is a good design. It should not change. What do you do when you unlock the phone? Look at the background image? I don’t understand. I had Samsung for a long time - it was set up so that I find my apps that I use frequent on first page and less frequent on subsequent pages - same as iPhone now. Explain how “just rows of icons” is a bad thing or stop trolling.

39. cmdacos

Posts: 3818; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Because I have 92 apps that I regularly use on my home screen but anyone looking at it only sees 18 apps and my apps only cover the bottom third of my screen.

71. Kibzara

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 24, 2016

Whenever someone, with android device, reads your comment, his desktop wallpaper dies...

61. lyndon420

Posts: 6450; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Why are you here?!

28. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I hope the next iPhone will have something new especially in the software! And at least has iPad features!!

2. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Hopefully Google fixes all of their hardware issues and don't use panels from LG, as that was a large part of the problem. That's something you know you won't have to worry about with Samsung, software and hardware glitches, as that hasn't been an issue for Samsung for quite a while now. The Galaxy S8, S9 and Note 8 didn't have half as many issues as the Iphone X/8 and Pixel 2 smartphones. (Note 7 yada yada, but that's an exception to the rule and they handled that whole thing incredibly well compared to other companies in similar situations)

12. xnexusx

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

I'll give you the Samsung hardware but software.. that's another story. Google/true Android phones have always scored higher in the software dept.. but you can keep trying to convince yourself.

14. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

I'm not talking about people's personal opinion of software, i'm talking about the amount of bugs and glitches that are actually present in the software. You can say that you dislike Samsung software, but that's not what i'm talking about. If you look at the amount of actual bugs and glitches, then Samsung has way less than Google and Apple. Samsung is not the fastest to roll out OS updates, but that also means that once they arrive, most issues have been found and fixed, because of the feedback from Pixel users, who has to be the testers, as they receive it first. It's the same with Apple, where users provide feedback and then it gets fixed with time.

30. midan

Posts: 2557; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

"Samsung is not the fastest to roll out OS updates, but that also means that once they arrive, most issues have been found and fixed" Sure! "Samsung halted its Android 8.0 Oreo update due to ‘unexpected’ Galaxy S8 reboots" Samsung devices have bugs just like every device, stop kidding Yourself.

64. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

"Samsung devices have bugs just like every device, stop kidding Yourself." "Samsung is not the fastest to roll out OS updates, but that also means that once they arrive, most issues have been found and fixed, because of the feedback from Pixel users, who has to be the testers, as they receive it first." If you had the basic ability to comprehend anything, then i wouldn't have to waste so much god damn time on you. I stated they had *less* issues, which is completely true, as the iPhone X and Pixel 2 were littered with software and hardware issues, far more than the Galaxy S8 and S9 when they launched. That's simply fact. I never stated that they didn't have any issues at all. Learn to freaking read and comprehend before answering me. I'm so tired of wasting my time on an Apple fanboy like you.

36. Vokilam

Posts: 1031; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

Troll, you base your opinion based on how many updates Apple releases quickly as they find bugs. That’s what I expect from manufacturers. Just because Apple releases quick updates right away - and thus often (doesn’t wait months to compile an update) does not mean that iso has more bugs than android/Samsung. I had Samsung and there were bugs: battery drains, ram management, freezes... and some never got fixed thru the years. I had to wait months for an update to address issues. Frequent updates to fix one bug or two is better than one update that takes too long to fix several bugs! And yes android and Samsung introduce new bugs with their updates all the time.

65. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

You're such a apple fanboy troll yourself that i'm not even going to bother with responding properly with your bunch of lies. It's all anecdotal evidence, so it's worthless.

38. Leo_MC

Posts: 6388; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Every report I have read so far places Samsung on top of Android manufacturers that have bugs (I believe S6 was the all-time worse with over 25% failure rate, on par with iP6). I remember seeing a new report, but I was not curious enough to read it (especially when I have seen in the title that iOS devices are half as prone to failure as Android devices).

67. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 997; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Androids also have many more companies with their hands in the kettle than iOS. It's better to compare by manufacturer

70. Leo_MC

Posts: 6388; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I did: Samsung Galaxy S6 had a failure rate of over 25% (about the same as Apple iPhone 6). That means 25 out of 100 of those devices have a problem (hardware or software related). The failure rate for S7 and/or iP7 is smaller (it's unimportant for me to search exact figures to give you so you going to have to google for yourself, if you need that info).

16. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Samsung's software aspect is a total horror story... Not even kidding here.

31. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Ah yes, of course Piyath is here as always to make some hyperbole statement about how crap Samsung is. I'm not even going to bother with you.

43. Godlymansean

Posts: 281; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

But you did... you whine in every comment section. Even when people prove you wrong. Glutton for abuse.

66. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Prove me wrong? When has anyone ever proved me wrong? I would love for you to quote and link where they did, because i can't remember a single instance. Furthermore, i make long comments because i explain my argument and reasoning, unlike everyone else on this site which just goes for buzzwords and stereotypes like "SAMSUNG LAG OMG". That's not whining, that's arguing. Making short replies with buzzwords is whining.

58. Alex_12

Posts: 38; Member since: May 30, 2018

Samsung has an amazing hardware, but software is a nightmare! I had Galaxy s2 then bought s4 and it was a nightmare... I was so angry that I throw the phone to the wall... After hearing people saying they fixed the S/W and it's not laggy anymore with their new S/W and no more annoying bugs, I bought s8... After 3 month sold it! Since I bought Pixel 2, I never been so happy in terms of software and hardware.

23. nodes

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

my Nexus 4 is smoother than my Galaxy S8. unless Samsung step up their game on software, won't buying Samsung again anytime soon.

52. izim1

Posts: 1591; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

I like how you gave your own comment a plus. Either that or someone hit it by mistake. No way anyone could take this comment seriously... other than piyath or whatever that kids name is, i mean.

54. frhoward

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

You do realize Samsung just had a major bug where their messaging app was sending random pics to random people in your contact list. But yeah go ahead and think Samsung didn't have any bugs. It's obvious you never tracked the issues Samsung users have experienced

3. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 997; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

the Note 9 and XL3 aren't comparable. The note has no devices close to its capabilities. the XL3 is Pixels answer to the S9+

6. toosmoove

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 28, 2017

Perfectly said.

15. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Well.... That's your opinion honey...

17. JCASS889

Posts: 432; Member since: May 18, 2018

only thing the note has is the s pen, its a nice bonus but it is not on a whole league above
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