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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #375 on: March 13, 2019, 06:48:13 PM »
Anyone get it corrected?
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #376 on: March 20, 2019, 11:41:05 AM »
Gave my wife the Pixel. Pictures are light years better than GS8/GN8!
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #377 on: March 20, 2019, 11:44:55 AM »
Gave my wife the Pixel. Pictures are light years better than GS8/GN8!
Didnít test that but itís certainly light years better my iPhone X. Now I just need Google to finally issue the GC or it will be a very expensive camera:(

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #378 on: March 20, 2019, 11:47:13 AM »
Gave my wife the Pixel. Pictures are light years better than GS8/GN8!
The only reason I'm considering keeping my pixel. Camera is next level, the question is of the GN9/10 is/will be closer to the pixel and better than the GN8 I have.
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #379 on: March 20, 2019, 02:24:21 PM »
The only reason I'm considering keeping my pixel. Camera is next level, the question is of the GN9/10 is/will be closer to the pixel and better than the GN8 I have.
https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/3/20/18273427/samsung-galaxy-s10-vs-pixel-3-software-hardware-camera
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #380 on: March 20, 2019, 04:36:38 PM »
https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/3/20/18273427/samsung-galaxy-s10-vs-pixel-3-software-hardware-camera
Is it just me, or is there not a single objective analysis on how the camera is worse/better, and not even one pic posted there. Most tech review sites are trash, and don't have any objective testing regimen.

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #381 on: March 20, 2019, 04:39:27 PM »
Is it just me, or is there not a single objective analysis on how the camera is worse/better, and not even one pic posted there. Most tech review sites are trash, and don't have any objective testing regimen.
I have lots of pics of my kids. It's not even close, the Pixel's pics look like pictures from a mirrorless camera, the Galaxy pictures look like, well, phone pics.
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #382 on: March 20, 2019, 04:55:21 PM »
I have lots of pics of my kids. It's not even close, the Pixel's pics look like pictures from a mirrorless camera, the Galaxy pictures look like, well, phone pics.
I didn't disagree. I just took the opportunity to point out that most tech websites, especially blogs, write "reviews" that are totally subjective and cannot back it up with numbers. As opposed to sites like Anandtech, especially in the days of Brian Klug and Anand himself.

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #383 on: March 23, 2019, 09:49:56 PM »
Anyone who uses dual SIM, and not concerned about invalidating the promotion, are you using Sprint? Im wondering if it's different being they use both the imei and sim

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #384 on: March 23, 2019, 09:51:54 PM »
Anyone who uses dual SIM, and not concerned about invalidating the promotion, are you using Sprint? Im wondering if it's different being they use both the imei and sim

How is anyone doing it with sprint? Iíve had issuez

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #385 on: March 23, 2019, 09:58:40 PM »
How is anyone doing it with sprint? Iíve had issuez
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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #386 on: March 23, 2019, 10:06:37 PM »
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They claim to me that they canít activate a phone on both networks at once since the IMEI ID cannot be registered with Fi and Sprint at same time. Only way around is to switch Fi plan to another phone every time you want to switch to sprint plan. Or at least thatís what I was told.

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #387 on: March 24, 2019, 09:58:11 AM »
They claim to me that they canít activate a phone on both networks at once since the IMEI ID cannot be registered with Fi and Sprint at same time. Only way around is to switch Fi plan to another phone every time you want to switch to sprint plan. Or at least thatís what I was told.
This is in regards to the Sprint promo but relevant regardless

C/p from SD

4: My phone is/was on Project Fi (Google). What can i do to make it work on this promo?

AFTER removing your phone from Fi (port out or cancel), you have to call them and ask them to deregister the phone or rather make it available for Sprint postpaid use. Because Sprint is part of the Fi network it looks like the phone is already active on there. Takes 24-48 hours to happen once you open a ticket by calling 1-844-TALK-2FI.
Note: When I called, the CSR did not understand when I asked about "deregistering" my phone. Probably the most efficient way to go about this is to explain that you are trying to switch to Sprint and need to be removed from the Project fi list or whatever. My case had to be elevated to a higher up CSR/tech, and after a brief hold, I was told it was taken care of. I was then able to pass go on the sprint IMEI checker.

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #388 on: March 24, 2019, 10:00:02 AM »


This is in regards to the Sprint promo but relevant regardless

C/p from SD

4: My phone is/was on Project Fi (Google). What can i do to make it work on this promo?

AFTER removing your phone from Fi (port out or cancel), you have to call them and ask them to deregister the phone or rather make it available for Sprint postpaid use. Because Sprint is part of the Fi network it looks like the phone is already active on there. Takes 24-48 hours to happen once you open a ticket by calling 1-844-TALK-2FI.
Note: When I called, the CSR did not understand when I asked about "deregistering" my phone. Probably the most efficient way to go about this is to explain that you are trying to switch to Sprint and need to be removed from the Project fi list or whatever. My case had to be elevated to a higher up CSR/tech, and after a brief hold, I was told it was taken care of. I was then able to pass go on the sprint IMEI checker.

When I tried that I was told:
1. Need another phone to register with my Fi plan in my current phones place.
2. Will need to do this every time I switch.

Not sure if the above is true, Iíll try harder when my 120 days are up.

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Re: "Free" Google Pixel 3 and XL with Google Fi
« Reply #389 on: March 24, 2019, 02:17:06 PM »