A Google Pixel XL 128GB, because my Nexus 5X abruptly started bootlooping on Tuesday (I was just reading the news on it and bam!). Apparently this is a known problem with LG phones of recent generation.
Fortunately, someone out there explained how to reflow the defective processor module. The 5X is mercifully relatively easy to disassemble, and 7 minutes at 390 F in my regular kitchen oven was enough to temporarily fix the logic board. I was able to get everything off it and it's still running, so I just put it in a drawer. Credit: http://dev-with-alex.blogspot.com/2016/ ... phone.html
I'm not happy with the Pixel XL. I couldn't get the regular Pixel, so it's too damn large, but I needed a phone quickly and other Android and iOS devices are not acceptable to me. From the very start it had problems. During initial setup it got stuck in an update loop trying to update an app that required Google Play Services which it had queued to update after it updated the app that required Google Play Services to update it, so I just tossed it on the couch and let it sort itself out (which it eventually did after a couple hours). I had to resort to removing all the permissions from Google App to get it to stop responding to "OK GOOGLE" (I won't have a phone that's continuously listening, even if it's just for that) even though Ok Google was allegedly off and it had no voice model. The Daydream VR helmet doesn't seem to always detect the phone is inside it. And on and on. I'd tolerate that from a $350 device, but this one was $1000 all told. The N5X had none of these problems.
At least the Pixel has the same camera as the 5X/6P, and the screen is nice, but it's AMOLED and it'll burn up eventually.
The 5X was the best Nexus I ever had, and of course those nimrods at Lucky Crapstar can't solder a damn CPU module properly. I was very upset to see it go.
smit happens. bigred
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