I plan on upgrading from my 3a (currently running DroidOnTime 5.2). I have no objectkions to either Android 12 OR Material You (as I was runnning the betas os 12 before DroidOnTime 5.1.3, and then 5.2); I am simply waiting for retail availability (or better Amazon availabililty), so my mom - who followed me to the 3a last year - can upgrade our respective 3a smartphones simultaneously. We both went to the 3a for the same reason - the deadliest still-picture capability in a phone at the time; so far, the 6 Pro has shown itself to be deadlier - despite being phablet-sized (size-wise, the 6 Pro reminds me of of the Galaxy Note 9, Note 10, and even the Note 20 Ultra; rather amusingly, the 6 Pro is piced less than any of them new).
If you're happy with the price, then no, there's no reason to steer clear since you can return it easily. Some users have reported various problems with theirs. My wife and I have had ours for over 10 months (mine rooted, hers not) and we haven't had any major issues, and what small issues I did have, they've been taken care of with a later update.Are there any reasons to steer clear on the 6 Pro? I have a Pixel 3 XL that has seen better days. My daily seems to keep locking up or shutting down randomly, and my backup one is running a ROM of Android 9. Do love the fingerprint sensor on the back however. Unless it's advisable to steer clear of the P6 I'm about ready to pull the trigger. Will buy from Amazon since they have a 30 day return policy in case the 7 comes out and has compelling features.
My neighbor with some iteration of iPhone was floored when I unlocked mine. He asked what I was doing when I unlocked, and I thought he'd faint. It's such a logical idea and the sensor is in an absolutely perfect spot. Amazon is pretty backordered on the phones which makes me wonder if the 7 is around the corner and Google is trying to diminish inventory.If you're happy with the price, then no, there's no reason to steer clear since you can return it easily. Some users have reported various problems with theirs. My wife and I have had ours for over 10 months (mine rooted, hers not) and we haven't had any major issues, and what small issues I did have, they've been taken care of with a later update.
I miss the back fingerprint sensor, too. I remember talking to a coworker six years ago when I got the Pixel 1. He's an iPhone user and he was perplexed as to why anyone would want a fingerprint sensor on the back. I think ideally we'd have both back and front.
Flashed bootloader to both slots, then applied factory image for 13, then rooted. Migrated what apps I could but it didn't move most of my passwords and such. Finally put SIM in tonight, will test it as a daily tomorrow. Will carry one of my 3XL's just in case. I'm in an area with poor Verizon coverage and noticed it ran hot after I put SIM in. But my other phones do the same thing. No 5G here at home unfortunately.
Yes the filters that you can click on are the way we do forums now. It is much less server intensive and allows pages to load much faster. The old style sub forums were really slowing down the site.