Massive Google Pixel 4 XL design leak reveals all, huge top bezel included

The Google Pixel 4 XL has leaked out entirely in a new 360-degree render video. The smartphone features a large top bezel, two selfie snappers, a huge rear camera module on the rear, and an aluminum frame.
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68 Comments

1. Be_Mine

Posts: 219; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

I know... Looks isn't everything. But if this turns out to be the final design. It is sad actually. Even of the Mid-Level Chinese phones looks better than this.

8. Bankz

Posts: 2514; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This might not be the best looking phone but this look actually gives them an identity lf they can continue tbh. As for the chin, well it isn't big imo the only difference is that the side bezels are non existent hence making the chin more pronounced. Otherwise this is same as the iPhone x more or less. I LIKE IT!!!!!! Anyway, looks aside, we all know the pixel will most probably kilpnit this year with their cameras, soli sensors, and software and probably be the best smartphone of 2019.

52. Guaire

Posts: 870; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

I can provide you some hard numbers here via some Greek guy called Euclid. Side bezels of it is 3.6mm at each side which not non existent. It's OK, but considering 6 years old LG G2 had 3.2mm side bezels I wouldn't call it an accomplishment. As an old G2 user I know with experience it was just thin. ZTE actually manufactured some phones with half as thick side bezels than G2. Well these side bezels are not thick like iPhones. The "chin" is 5.5mm thick. IMO it's OK. It's only 0.6mm thicker than iPhone X. "Forehead" is about 10.6mm thick, and IMO its ridiculously big. No notch, no hole is not a legit excuse. To give some perspective let me tell you about Meizu 16s. That phone has 2.4mm side bezels and 5mm top and bottom bezels yet they fit a 20MP camera (which has a 1/3.4" sensor) to its top bezel.

9. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Sad why? Just based on looks? It'll still perform great & the Pixel's had the best camera on a phone for 3 years in a row. Ever see a not so good looking dude with a beautiful lady? You get my point, right?

15. Bankz

Posts: 2514; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

The chinisnt even big, it only looks big because the side bezels are non existent. Aside the forehead Which is for an actual reason, this is the only phone that I think looks like this. And yes, the chin is same size as the iPhone, except the iPhone has big size bezels which makes it look better overall. Anyway, day one but for me. So excited about project soli, Google assistant and the camera..

51. Cat97

Posts: 1804; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Actually the Pixel had the best camera software, not the best camera. If you use their software with an S10 US model, you will get the same image quality or better.

34. BuffaloSouce

Posts: 1259; Member since: May 01, 2017

Are you upset because it doesn't match your sundress?....

37. Be_Mine

Posts: 219; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

What has this got to do with someone's choice of dress?

39. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Ignore him. He's just your average internet asshole.

65. LiveFaith

Posts: 388; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

I think he's saying that regardless of which pretty dress you choose, that monster forehead is going to overcome it. At least I think that's it.

68. tuminatr

Posts: 1118; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

I agree if this is the final design I am a little disappointed. I am the odd man out but notches don't bother me I actually think they are a smart use of space. This design looks more like a pixel 2 than a pixel 4 should

2. mikedemoda

Posts: 127; Member since: Mar 19, 2010

wow... just when you thought the Pixel 3XL couldn't get any uglier... Google comes up with this atrocity... and still has a chin!!!!

10. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

The 3 definitely looks worse than this because of that oversized notch.

13. Bankz

Posts: 2514; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

No they're not tbh.. lol yes, they could do better but they're no way uglier than the pixel 3 XL, c'mon now.

3. splus

Posts: 148; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Looks like all the engineers that Google bought from HTC are bezel loving fanatics...

4. Thanos

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 14, 2018

And the pixel wins the award for worst designed phone of the year, again, round of applause, don't you just admire the consistency.

11. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Don't you admire the consistency of it being a great overall phone?

22. yalokiy

Posts: 923; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

It's rather consistently meh overall.

23. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Meh because of it being pure android, but if that's what osuigwe like then it's great for them.

25. miketer

Posts: 505; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

Absolutely.

48. Alex_12

Posts: 44; Member since: May 30, 2018

I actually think that this is one of the best designs. Would you prefer a hole or notch? This design is actually make sense since there is no good solution for the cameras and sensors.

56. rsiders

Posts: 1898; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

OnePlus 7 Pro has entered the chat.

62. Bankz

Posts: 2514; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

The OnePlus 7 pronisnt good design. Not with curved edges and a pop up camera that can break and generally makes the phone look like a clown.

5. jove39

Posts: 2143; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

After watching this, I’ve abandoned idea of buying pixel phone...ever. Google is not serious enough regarding phone design.

6. Cat97

Posts: 1804; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Dead on arrival.

12. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

LMAO! Are you serious?! What, because of the design? You have to know more about phones than just how they look.

20. TypicalGeek

Posts: 210; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

The sales number implies it's not great for Google. Deep down they know, if they could have designed a better looking Pixel 3/XL, they would sell them like hot cakes.

24. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

This phone = a better looking Pixel 3/XL.

49. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 365; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

I actually prefer the 3xl massive notch, it looks like a cutish emoji face, gives it character

7. User123456789

Posts: 666; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Better than iphones

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