Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: the best Android experience

  • تم نشره في 2019/10/21
  • The Pixel 4 has at least five major new hardware-based features: face unlock, Motion Sense, the new Google Assistant, the new 90Hz display, and a second telephoto camera lens. It’s also available on all four major US carriers for the first time. The price starts at $799. Here’s The Verge review of the Pixel 4 with Dieter Bohn.
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  • NoSkills
    NoSkills 8 أيام قبل

    Hy.. I have a question.. did anyone have problems with pixel 4xl? ( I have changed 2 phones with the same problem..: battery stuck at 50 %, and after a while (2-3 day) the phone dies!! I send the first one to repair it,they ve send me another one,and after 3 days the phone had the same issue.. of that,my brother had the same 3 phones with this problem! And I don't see any AR-plusr speaking of this..

  • Yamatosark
    Yamatosark 9 أيام قبل

    You sir, just convinced me. I'm already a pixel user but the video and editing were great too

  • Mik Vit
    Mik Vit 16 أيام قبل

    I miss the finger print sensor in the back. I don't know, it's just me.

  • Xbox Won
    Xbox Won 17 أيام قبل

    Yep and now buttons getting in the way of contoller holder clip ons arh are turning me off phones now

  • green circle
    green circle 19 أيام قبل

    I love the look and don't care about the "forehead"

  • RyanFender
    RyanFender 27 أيام قبل

    I'll be honest, I'd rather a wide lense than telephoto lense

  • Alexander Miglis
    Alexander Miglis 27 أيام قبل

    Google nest cam

  • Valentine Anyanwu
    Valentine Anyanwu 27 أيام قبل

    When you do a review pls do it completely. About face unlock and if you are worried someone going to use it remember it has a lock down and no one can get into your phone without your password. Don't give half info to the public. Thank you

  • James Delnort
    James Delnort أشهر قبل

    For that amount of money, why wouldn't we just buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ ? Plus, Samsung gives you 256 GB instead of Google's 128.

  • MiksteR_RdY
    MiksteR_RdY أشهر قبل

    FINALLY a review that mentions it all. I watched 10 reviews yesterday, or rather last night, and not a single one mentioned the infrared sensor. Sounds amazing. What those reviews focused on was the bad battery life. Man, those people have had a hard-on for that issue. So negative.

  • Anthony Relford
    Anthony Relford أشهر قبل

    I love it I what one

  • Chun Yin Chan
    Chun Yin Chan أشهر قبل

    If only he could see in to the future, he would ask for a fingerprint sensor 😂😂


    This video felt like a movie. Pixel 4 was the lead role and Dieter as a side character. Love the cinematography.

  • Jonathan Gil Santillan
    Jonathan Gil Santillan أشهر قبل

    omg dieter

  • Mike Carr
    Mike Carr أشهر قبل

    If someone expected to be in a video why did she wear homeless made earrings. Like a kindergarten just made them . Seriously . I can't take you seriously with her puff ball earrings.

  • Harry Len
    Harry Len أشهر قبل

    Im pro Photographer before dicting to either one I had the 11 pro for 2 weeks and then the XL4
    was a keeper Why ? (1) Im super fine without Wide (2) Tele is better than I thought (3) the 11 pro had lots of misses especially (colors greadations & surface details) whish was making me uncomfortable to take for shootings. Now in regards the Video quality 1080 =60 frames is truly awesome if I need 4K I can take my Mark 4. The rest is a matter of Democrats & Republicans :) Ps; What counts It's hard to miss shots with 4XL. Great Video Verge!!!!!

  • David Martrano
    David Martrano 2 أشهر قبل

    Very good review, I waited 6mos for a price drop. Picked up the 4xl for 599.00. That price I can live with. I don't really know what Google does with it's software but this phone is blazing fast with only 6gigs of ram. Is it the 90hz display which I keep forced on. The 🔋 gets me on average 6hrs SOT, not bad? Night sight in best in class & the 90hz display is excellent. Happy I waited for the price reduction!

  • Bill B
    Bill B 2 أشهر قبل

    Nice review, thanks. How do you rate it now since it is $300 less. $699 4xl 128gb black only, white gone. You can get black or white for 599 64 gb. Seems like a nice bargain to me. I have a 2 xl which I have enjoyed and it is as good as the day I got it.....except I just had a new batt put in for $80. I know a lot of folks who would like to have it, Im sure not a problem giving it away. Again, thanks for a super review, lots of thought went into it.

  • K Apara
    K Apara 2 أشهر قبل +1

    This is an excellent review. So honest.

  • Pierre G. Chenu
    Pierre G. Chenu 2 أشهر قبل

    Where's Becca?

  • Jean Anderson
    Jean Anderson 2 أشهر قبل

    Can you pause while taking a video?

  • Peoria Os
    Peoria Os 2 أشهر قبل

    Their support is the worst in the world. It's definitely not worth the hassle. Their phones break down like BMWs and their support leaves you stuck on the side of the road more happy to see you leave than see you stay.

  • Papangiri
    Papangiri 2 أشهر قبل

    Probably the best review of the Pixel 4 out there! (imo). Thanks for a very balanced comparison and review!

  • Musashi234
    Musashi234 2 أشهر قبل +4

    Whoever was in charge of that intro deserve a Mother Effing RAISE!!!

  • LordTacu
    LordTacu 2 أشهر قبل +1

    I gave up my iPhone for the pixel 4 xl I have to say I'm Impressed... Only thing I miss is iMessage which is the only reason I really used iPhone 🤷🏽‍♂️

    • Jerilyn V.
      Jerilyn V. 2 أشهر قبل

      How's the audio/mic? because on the Google pixel 3 the mic/audio sounds very low

  • Esai Ramirez
    Esai Ramirez 2 أشهر قبل

    I remember when the first google pixel released. Dayum smart phones have come a long way!

  • Prasanna Kumar
    Prasanna Kumar 2 أشهر قبل +1

    May be this is the best pixel review I have seen after 4 was released

  • David H
    David H 2 أشهر قبل +1

    Price drop alert. Pixel 4 unlocked now $499 and the pixel 4 XL only $599 unlocked now. Added a 6500 Mah battery case for $ 49. 3 days on a single charge .

  • WyreTheWolf
    WyreTheWolf 2 أشهر قبل

    It's Nikon and Fuji... just sayin ;)

  • 2perceezy
    2perceezy 2 أشهر قبل

    Title: Pixel 4 vs Pixel 4xl
    Reality: Pixel vs iPhone

  • MannyScoots
    MannyScoots 2 أشهر قبل

    A secret I have but willing to share is shoot the pixel always on Nightsite...... always ! It stacks images which give your images with absolute zero noise and nicer colors ...... Try it ......

  • Kaza Edits Games
    Kaza Edits Games 2 أشهر قبل

    Half a year later and I managed to get a Brand new Pixel 4 for 470€ at That Price Point the Pixel is really worth it! I hope with the 4a they stick to the 350-400 and get the pixel 5 down to 600. Seems to be a possibility when they are not using a flagship CPU anymore

  • Justin Warren
    Justin Warren 2 أشهر قبل

    Idiots for reducing battery. Don't want it now

  • Joseph Napitupulu
    Joseph Napitupulu 2 أشهر قبل

    The forehead looks big. Looks awkward.

  • 2trekkers
    2trekkers 2 أشهر قبل

    Why are they not selling in india ???

  • Hann
    Hann 2 أشهر قبل

    4:19 Mastodon. Nuff said!🤟🧔🎸

  • Bryan S
    Bryan S 2 أشهر قبل

    Forgot the best reason. Google Fi.

  • J H
    J H 2 أشهر قبل

    G Suite accounts STILL doesn't work with Google assistant, six months later!!! WTF Google!

  • Lauran Assad
    Lauran Assad 2 أشهر قبل

    Thanks for this!

  • theproduct456
    theproduct456 2 أشهر قبل

    That radar scanner looks scary when you can see it doing that its like gonna fry your brain

  • Melina Loyer
    Melina Loyer 2 أشهر قبل +1

    I'm debating over iPhone or google pixel

    • Jamarr Bowen
      Jamarr Bowen 2 أشهر قبل

      me too! Make a decision yet?

  • Chi Lieu
    Chi Lieu 3 أشهر قبل

    U r ignoring

  • Shaquille Abdul-Rasheed
    Shaquille Abdul-Rasheed 3 أشهر قبل

    That lady’s gorgeous bud🔥👌🏾

    • Glen
      Glen 2 أشهر قبل


  • jay punzalan
    jay punzalan 3 أشهر قبل +1

    Me airswiping my phone at the restaurant
    Waiter: sorry for the flies sir
    Me: no, im skipping to the next track

  • StyleSystems
    StyleSystems 3 أشهر قبل

    Its flaky because you are waving your damn hand way too fast over the screen like you are trying to swat a fly. Horrible reviewer. But I guess typical tech hipster.

  • Allec Azzam
    Allec Azzam 3 أشهر قبل

    Does the gps on this phone work? Because I returned my Samsung s20+ since the gps doesn’t work on Samsung phones for some reason. (Their latest updated maybe cause the issue?)

  • Juan Gonzalez
    Juan Gonzalez 3 أشهر قبل

    You still set off my thing.....

  • yogibear2k2
    yogibear2k2 3 أشهر قبل

    OMG, really? This Soli thing. Have we really gotten this lazy? What a completely pointless option. I don't understand why waving your hand over a phone is a good idea anyway? What happens if you do it accidently? You could do some stupid luke buy something you never expected to buy,or close something that wasn't supposed to be closed. What a really stupid feature. And the phone knows when you are away from it or not? What, like some needy girlfriend? I am taking it Google are getting desperate for new "features" they can charge their customers and they are really scraping the bottom of the barrel now! Also, wasn't this motion thing used on the Nintendo WIi back in 2007? Way to go Google with your up-to-date technology! Good job! Soon you will be saying your ABC's without prompting! Now, let's get your diaper changed.

    SH*TTY TAKES 3 أشهر قبل

    Got pixel 4 after waiting a few months for all the inevitable bugs to be fixed. I got a s20 ultra for a while and used it for 40 days. Have to say I'm enjoying the phone. Saving 800$ doesn't hurt. And I didn't downgrade I feel. The camera is frankly better and much more consistent and takes much better portrait photos.

  • Alan Avila
    Alan Avila 3 أشهر قبل

    The perfect phone...!!!

  • The Count of Kent
    The Count of Kent 3 أشهر قبل

    No... the iphone's three alienoid cameras look way different from Pixel's smooth blended square design.

    • astinos
      astinos 3 أشهر قبل

      Kent Yang indeed iPhone looks futuristic and not old like this

  • Ahmed Hossam
    Ahmed Hossam 3 أشهر قبل

    It opened google assistant tho😂

  • Alab Maiken Melendres
    Alab Maiken Melendres 3 أشهر قبل +1

    "i think the black one is the most boring one"
    marques: *hOw DaRe YoU*

  • Drew C.
    Drew C. 3 أشهر قبل

    My dream phone! Also, nice vid as always, never gets boring even a year after. Great job guys!

  • JDL
    JDL 3 أشهر قبل +1

    Watching on my 7Pro. I agree the cameras are good on my 4XL. I don't purchase devices based on cameras. However, my V50's cameras, and video processing, are way above any phone on the planet.

  • Harvey Spector
    Harvey Spector 3 أشهر قبل

    Why not make Google logo colored ?!??

  • Pablo Ortega
    Pablo Ortega 3 أشهر قبل

    You can make Panoramic LOOK like a Wide-angle lens shot!

  • Shuvo 10
    Shuvo 10 3 أشهر قبل

    It can be used side mounted fingerprint sensor.
    It missing Lovely Headphone jack 😭

  • A C
    A C 3 أشهر قبل

    So gayish....

  • Kevin Joe
    Kevin Joe 3 أشهر قبل

    I just want to know if it's better than my 2016 lg k8

  • Harry Drake
    Harry Drake 3 أشهر قبل +1

    When most banking apps on Android don't use Google's Face ID, a fp sensor would've been better

  • Richard Francisco
    Richard Francisco 3 أشهر قبل

    I’ll wait.

  • Matteo Tate
    Matteo Tate 3 أشهر قبل

    0:43 💗


    Demonstrating the transmission and pathogenesis of tuberculosis (TB) MADE BY SOME CORPORATIONS IN MY PROFILE THAT WAS NOT CONTROLED BY ME MIGHT BE BILLED FROM 50 M $ TO 60 M $ .

  • Aniket Gowardhan
    Aniket Gowardhan 4 أشهر قبل

    I'm was very disappointed that the Pixel4 and Pixel4XL in India

  • Willie Siblings
    Willie Siblings 4 أشهر قبل

    Only sleep around people you trust! Boom 👌

  • rich gaming
    rich gaming 4 أشهر قبل

    I haven't had a pixel since pixel 2. I wasn't to fussy on stock android then. A bit boring. In-between iv had nervous phones including the OnePlus 7t pro. Oxygen OS is what I always thought stock android should be. Anyway I have the pixel.4 now to keep me going until I get my S20 ultra. I have to say I'm mightly impressed.with what Google have done with vanilla android. For the first time ever I haven't wanted to use nova launcher. I find that stock pixel android is as good as Oxygen OS
    I never ever thought I'd say that! It's not quite as fast but with 90hz forced to work all the time it's nearly as smooth as Oxygen OS. There really it much in it anymore. I think if I had to pick. Stock would win me over simply because of the faster updates . But well done Google great software improvement. Not so great on.the hardware though! Still a long way to go with pixel phones. To many little niggles. I mean.the screen is to narrow on.tje 4...

  • David Martrano
    David Martrano 4 أشهر قبل +1

    Don't sleep, problem solved? I chose the 3a XL over both 4's, why? Of course the price & 🔋. On average 7to8hrs SOT. Neither 4 offers that kind of 🔋 power! Am I missing much, yeah a few things but I still think I made the best choice for me, very good review!

  • Daniela Lamelas
    Daniela Lamelas 4 أشهر قبل

    What's wrong with the forehead of the phone and why are people complaining?

  • arjay
    arjay 4 أشهر قبل


  • Carlos Gonzales
    Carlos Gonzales 4 أشهر قبل

    everyone is fingering everybody that everyone is copying the other. Stop and think about it. That might be the only way to start the experience

  • Carlos Gonzales
    Carlos Gonzales 4 أشهر قبل

    Don't tell me that they also both use battery's and a camera that is rounded. So over the copying phone design conspiracy.

    • Carlos Gonzales
      Carlos Gonzales 4 أشهر قبل

      Make a video on that. The similar phone design conspiracy

  • Maxim Vereshchako
    Maxim Vereshchako 4 أشهر قبل

    If you need best specks, you bay Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra ...., bat if you need perfect android smartphone you bay Pixel 4 XL. I love this phone!

  • Jens Ericson
    Jens Ericson 4 أشهر قبل

    Hmmmmmmmmmmm, who copied who? What company is copied by almost every other company? Hm.

  • G Cart
    G Cart 4 أشهر قبل

    Sleep around people you trust. How many reviewers have repeated the same line 😴 Apple pictures are worse the look yellow and are not as sharp 🤦‍♂️

  • Tyler Dunn
    Tyler Dunn 4 أشهر قبل

    I have the pixel 2 xl and one day the fingerprint scanner on the back up and quit on me one day and the options for the fingerprints just disappeared.....I'm getting the 4xl in a day or two

  • Andrew Green
    Andrew Green 4 أشهر قبل

    nvm, I found it.

  • Andrew Green
    Andrew Green 4 أشهر قبل

    where can I get it?

  • Andrew Green
    Andrew Green 4 أشهر قبل

    I like that wallpaper.

  • Samuel Foote
    Samuel Foote 4 أشهر قبل

    *Shrugs* "Cities man..." 😂😂😂

  • g1andonly1
    g1andonly1 4 أشهر قبل

    Damn good job

  • omgtv
    omgtv 4 أشهر قبل

    great review! I just bought a pixel 4xl, and I am upgrading from 2xl.

  • Rosalía Miranda
    Rosalía Miranda 4 أشهر قبل

    Thing about pixel is that as soon you take pictures out of the photos app it goes nuts 😐

  • ThatOneBeardedBarber
    ThatOneBeardedBarber 4 أشهر قبل +1

    After upgrading to my Pixel 3 after using nothing but Samsung's for years, I really hope stereo speaker stick around. I will admit, edge to edge type displayed are visually appealing, but I'll gladly take the bezels for added features.

  • -Empire
    -Empire 4 أشهر قبل

    I just bought a brand new pixel 4 xl 64gb black for 630 euro's. Do you guys think this is good deal for the phone?

  • litarchives
    litarchives 5 أشهر قبل

    Honestly I don't know anyone who takes alot of video on their phone

  • Karan Shah
    Karan Shah 5 أشهر قبل

    Who else thinks Pixel 4 looks better and elegant than iPhone 11 and 11 pro

    • Daniel Hernandez
      Daniel Hernandez 3 أشهر قبل

      Of course it looks better than iPhones. Anything does at this point.

  • Cosmo DiCiurcio
    Cosmo DiCiurcio 5 أشهر قبل

    Does the pixel take better pictures then the p30 pro

  • Tivoughn Smart
    Tivoughn Smart 5 أشهر قبل

    A million leaks😭😭😭😂😂😂

  • bastimacify
    bastimacify 5 أشهر قبل

    You need to re-review this. I've had two separate pixel 4 xl's overheat when using the camera to take portrait photos. Both have overheated and had to reset. There's definitely a hardware issue with these phones that no one is talking about.

  • Bishwa Limbu
    Bishwa Limbu 5 أشهر قبل

    ya ya they should do that “only sleep around you trust” notice with their phone 😅😅

  • PennCentral
    PennCentral 5 أشهر قبل

    Deiter Bohn reviews: come for the tech, stay for the life advice.

  • Gameryusic 825
    Gameryusic 825 5 أشهر قبل

    Im gtting this phone which would be my very first phone i ever owned.

  • RobReports
    RobReports 5 أشهر قبل

    Looks so outdated compared to my S10+

  • corey owens
    corey owens 5 أشهر قبل

    This was by far the most relevant, useful and honest review I've ever seen.

  • Vasilis Mavros
    Vasilis Mavros 5 أشهر قبل

    Hey where can I find that red wallpaper?

  • Nejc
    Nejc 5 أشهر قبل +1

    Face unlock is better. Wake me up when you can unlock your phone while talking it out of pocket without having to look at it since it's already unlocked as soon as you put finger on the back...

    • Vec1
      Vec1 3 أشهر قبل

      That's the main reason I like the 3 over the 4

  • VJ Joseph
    VJ Joseph 5 أشهر قبل

    Very well curated phone review. Better than even mkbhds and your avg consumer. Straight facts put up rather than than gimmicky expectations.

  • Mouisha Makalintal
    Mouisha Makalintal 5 أشهر قبل

    available in Philippines?

  • shepherd_b0y
    shepherd_b0y 6 أشهر قبل

    15:00 You set off my assistant lol