Hands-on with the best skins for the Google Pixel XL [Gallery]

Google’s Pixel XL is a wonderful phone, and it’s been my daily driver for the past few months. The hardware on this phone is excellent, but whether it’s for added protection or a better look, most of us will add a case to the phone. There is an alternative, however, a skin.

There are several fantastic skin makers on the market today, but which makes the best skin for the Pixel XL? Over the past few weeks, that’s what I’ve been aiming to figure out. I’ve recently tested four different skins from dBrand, Colorware, Toast, and SlickWraps, all for the Pixel XL. Each skin was tested for a minimum of one week. So, let’s take a look.

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Comment: Google’s Android is starting to shine through as OEMs continue lightening their skins

Android has evolved a lot over the years, but in the past, it had a serious problem with its looks. While stock Android has looked pretty good for the past several years, OEM skins had a tendency to ruin that, at least to a certain extent. And if not ruin, they definitely brought lots of design inconsistencies…

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Hands on with Colorware’s new skins for Google Pixel/Pixel XL [Gallery]

Google’s Pixel is one of the best devices available today, but it doesn’t offer all that much on the hardware front, rather focusing on the software. It lacks a certain flair that many other devices offer, but you can easily make up for that with a skin. Many have gravitated to dBrand for skins, but there’s another option now available, skins from Colorware, and lately, I’ve been testing one out.

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