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Google Pixel 3a XL review

Google has made an unexpected move into the mid-range market with the Google Pixel 3a and this model, the 3a XL, has many of the features that made the flagship Pixel 3 and 3 XL so desirable. But does this cheaper phone cut the mustard? We sent the Google Pixel 3a XL to our lab to bring you a full review.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • How long does the battery last?
  • How good are the cameras?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

June 2019

Released

May 2019

Test results

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We have tested 187 mobile phones and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 45 Best Buys.
Range of Mobile phone scores
  1. 28%
    Lowest score
  2. 70%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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