The Pixel XL is a compelling entry in the premium handset arena. A lovely display, fantastic camera, and solid battery life all make the Pixel XL an attractive buy. And of course, guaranteed software updates are the icing on an already delicious cake.
The Moto Z is a brilliant execution of an average idea. Through its Moto Mods system, Motorola has turned the idea of a modular smartphone where you can add and remove features on the fly into a simple, easy-to-use feature set. The problem is they're fun, but not necessary.