Google Pixel 3/3XL (Fully Unlocked) (S&D)

I bought one the last time it was on here and it started to bootloop within a few days. Woot did accept the return no problem however.

Anecdotally, this is the second PIxel 3 I’ve had that pooped the bed. I’m not taking chances with a third.

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I have owned a Pixel, Pixel 2, and Pixel 3XL. I wanted to love them so bad…but they didn’t love me back. The Pixel had a bad microphone (a common issue that eventually it was recalled for), the Pixel 2 had another issue (don’t remember), and the Pixel 3XL had not enough battery life. I loved the snappy android and the amazing pictures, but ultimately the build quality (or lack thereof) pushed me away.

Buy a refurb at your own risk.

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Pixel 3 user here, I’ve had that bootloop issue a couple times. It’s a stuck power button pin most of the time, the solution is to carefully whack it on the edge of a table.

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I have a Pixel 3 and a Pixel 4. I bought the 3 when it was first released. Bought the 4 right after it was released on the Black Friday deal Google had (and gave the 3 to my husband). Both have been exceptionally great phones, the best I’ve ever owned. I’m a Pixel fan for life.

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There could be minor scratches on the screen but nothing that inhibits use.

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I got the Pixel 3 last time Woot had them because I wanted wireless charging. The back case in the upper right corner was severely cracked and two long scratches on the screen (that disappear when I use it.) Other than that, I love the phone. But now I’d like the 3xl. I have pretty big hands and the 3 is just a little small for me.

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Got a 3 last time they had these. Camera lens came cracked. Woot told me they didn’t have stock to replace as of 2 days ago. Now they are listed on here again at $40 cheaper than when I bought it. Buyer beware.

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Does it work with Google Fi? (Not in the list.)

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I think so?
Use a phone designed for Fi or bring your own phone - Google Fi Help

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I bought an 3xl on woot a few weeks ago, screen was clean one minor noticeable scratch on the back of the case. I put a nice case cover and screen protector. So far so good.

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Thanks. I’m out then.

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What’s the return policy on these? My biggest concern is if there is a scratch on the screen I can not live with. Can I return the phone for that?

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Hi there. Here’s our return policy:

Does “Fully Unlocked” mean factory unlocked? Can I unlock the bootloader and install lineage or some other ROM when Google stops providing security updates?

That doesn’t help at all. The phone contains a lithium battery and the link you provides just explains that for an item with a lithium batter you have to contact customer service. So why not just answer the question instead of providing a page of crap that doesn’t answer the question.

So you can have ALL the information. The first paragraph of that “page of crap” states:

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I got a Pixel 3a XL here a couple of months ago. No noticeable scratches on screen and very minimal wear. Couple of tiny places around the USB C charging port. Which I will probably add to over time, when charging. It happens Lol. So I’m happy.

But I got a iPhone 7 about 2 years ago that was Grade C, based on the ratings of some sites. The sides and corners were pretty dinged up…lots of missing paint and obviously the screen had been replaced. I don’t know if I they would have accepted it as a return for just those things, but I realized 3D Touch didn’t work. This was back when that really was a thing. I contacted Woot and no problem they let me send it back for a replacement which ended up being a keeper…probably a Grade A. Very slight scratches near power port but flawless original screen.

Based on that experience, I felt OK about getting the Pixel 3a XL…

It does… I currently use my Pixel 3XL with Google Fi. I forget off the top of my head what network Fi uses… I believe it’s the same one Sprint uses. GSM I think? You can look it up on Fi’s site, but these unlocked phones should work with either, and therefore should work with Fi just fine.emphasized text

Just received mine and it has very very minor scratches here and there (most of them on the edges, which will be covered when i eventually get a case). I got this phone primarily for tinkering and extras, and was happy to see that I was able to get it OEM Unlocked/Bootloader unlocked easily (after putting my own sim card in to test).

I’m actually kind of surprised how happy I am with this at first look. I might actually replace my main phone with this one after I get a new screen protector and case.

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Got mine and not impressed with the battery life of the Pixel 3.
Phone looks great.
What is the usual life on a charge of a pixel 3?