Editors Liked

  • Google Assistant is the first voice assistant that really works
  • Android from Google. This is a cohesive, consistent software package instead of being a branding battleground between Google and a third party
  • Excellent build quality
  • Long battery life
  • Fantastic camera

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lacks waterproof
  • Expensive
  • Google's take on Android needs more polish
  • The single speaker is a big downgrade from the Nexus 6P
  • Google's flagship smartphone design is a bland iPhone clone