The way Android works on Pixel devices is the stock Google experience. This is what I want, the reason I have always owned Google-designed devices like Nexus and Pixel phones.
If you squint a bit, the Google experience is just a skin.
While other vendor skins are more recognizable, Google’s software provides a suite of settings and apps specific to Pixel devices. An article in this issue explores some of the Pixel-specific productivity features you may not have noticed.