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Verizon Pixel 3 models must be activated first on Big Red before inserting SIM from other carriers

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Before you go to Best Buy to purchase a Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, keep in mind that all Verizon variants of the phone are SIM locked to the carrier, and must be activated first on Verizon before a SIM card from another carrier is inserted. Once a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL is activated, Verizon will unlock the device overnight. This is a new policy from the nation's largest carrier, and is not limited to the Pixel 3 series.
Under Verizon's new rules, any financed handset purchased after October 8th will be SIM locked to the carrier. Verizon says that it implemented ...
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161: LG display on Pixel 3, factory images, Digital Wellbeing | 9to5Google Daily

161: LG display on Pixel 3, factory images, Digital Wellbeing | 9to5Google Daily

6 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Today we've got a teardown surprisingly reveals an LG display on the smaller Pixel 3, Google posts factory images for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and Google opens Digital Wellbeing to Android One.
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Phone Comparisons: Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 3 XL

Phone Comparisons: Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 3 XL

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Introduction
Google just announced the two smartphones that will carry the company through 2019, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and in this comparison we will look to see what's the differences between the two. The Pixel series is Google's way to showcase its latest operating system version, and this year that means Android 9 Pie. Google Pixel phones do not only compete with the iPhone, but also other Android devices and while Google has priced its new phones as flagship devices, you will often find more features and/or technologies on other high-end smartphones and at a cheaper price. But...
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Verizon Pixel 3 Phones Don't Automatically Work On Other Carriers

Verizon Pixel 3 Phones Don't Automatically Work On Other Carriers

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones that are linked to Verizon will not work on other carriers unless they are activated through Verizon first. This is based on confirmation given by a Verizon representative to a number of media outlets including The Verge who confirmed this is not a policy specific to the Pixel 3 line, but one the company introduced some time ago as a means to reduce the accessibility for stolen smartphones to be sold or used without first having been activated on Verizon's network.
As this is not a feature designed to lock users down to Verizon per se...
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Apple's iPhone XS beats every top Android phone in ‘portrait mode' shootout

Apple's iPhone XS beats every top Android phone in ‘portrait mode' shootout

If we forget about the utter disaster that was the Galaxy Fold, Samsung over the past few years has done an impressive job of churning out premium smartphones that can stand... Read more ...

IFixit teardown reveals the fragile internals of the Galaxy Fold

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Intel says it will continue supplying 4G modems, likely including 2019 iPhones

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Google Earth Timelapse arrives on mobile

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Kuo: Apple will bring 5G to iPad Pro after iPhone, possibly after 2021

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Huawei P30 Lite deals are here: get a free pair of wireless headphones when...

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Pixel 3a leak gives us another look at Google's mid-range smartphone

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