Question For new Pixel 6, not pro, owners- what phone are you coming from?

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boe323

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I came from the painfully slow af motog5 5gplus, boy i suffered for ages with that thing. From sleep to getting intot he phone app it took just over a minute
 

cowboy_bebop

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Coming from Pixel 3XL. I wanted a more repairable Pixel phone with a bigger battery.
So far, the speakers seem a bit weaker compared to 3XL's.

I was really happy to see that screen replacement is a breeze, and battery replacement is just moderately difficult. I hope that this practice becomes standard for all future Pixel devices. Pixel 3XL was terrible in that regard.
 

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