With Verizon stores now equipped with Pixel 2 demo units, people are starting to get hands-on time with the phone – here’s what they have to say.

Although we’re still waiting for Pixel 2 preorders to ship, Verizon recently received demo units of the device so that customers can get some hands-on time to hold them over until orders are finally sent out.

Verizon stores across the United States now have demos of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL that you can use to get a hands-on impression for yourself, and now that people are doing so, initial thoughts seem to be all over the place. It’s impossible to make a final judgment on a phone without carrying it around for a few days as your daily driver, but here’s what some people have to say so far.

Starting with the positive comments.

GTvert90
10-12-2017 10:35 AM

Both phones felt great and are a definite upgrade. I only compared the 2XLs screen to my small OG Pixel because that’s all I really care about is that I think it’s better than what I have. The colors are a little different but I believe it to be an improvement.

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effreyj
10-12-2017 11:45 AM

I went to the store and compared the new Pixels to my OG Pixel XL. The new XL 2 feels a lot thinner and sleeker than the OG XL. I also took a photo of the red Verizon wall on the XL 2 as well as on the OG XL, and the colors were noticeably more accurate on the XL 2 and less oversaturated. I played a song by Pink! on the front facing speakers, and the sound was a lot better than the OG XL. They…

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maverick7526
10-12-2017 12:22 PM

I went in one and the XL wasn’t charging so – Source