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Lining up our new Oh So Orange Pixel 4 XL against last year's Clearly White 3 XL invites a few observations:

Notable changes include the loss of (one of) the front-facing speaker grilles and the fingerprint sensor of yesteryear. The new speaker setup still counts as stereo sound, but the lower speaker fires out the bottom (like an iPhone) instead of at your face.

The SIM tray also packed up and moved, likely to accommodate aforementioned speaker placement.

The Pixel 3's notch has evolved into a whole bezel! While everyone else in the industry works furiously to eliminate notches and bezels, Google's approach seems a little more laid-back.

At least they put the space to good use: inside they've crammed infrared facial recognition hardware, a wide-angle front-facing camera, and a cool new radar thing.

In case you're looking for a more Apples-to-Oranges comparison, here you go.

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