Google has recently revealed its latest flagship smartphone duo, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. To delve deep, the tech honcho has recently unveiled these smartphones at an event in New York where in addition it has also launched the Google Home Hub, a smart screen and a premium tablet the Google Pixel Slate. To know more, while Pixel 3 boasts of a 5.5 inch display, the more premium of the duo, the Pixel 3 XL, arrives with a bigger 6.3 inch and a notch. Now, all that you need to know:
The Pixel 3 has been launched with 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants and that would be priced at ₹71,000 and ₹80,000, respectively. The Pixel 3 XL also comes in 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants, priced at ₹83,000 and ₹92,000, respectively. Also, both the devices come with a standard 4 GB RAM across all variants.
Google has in fact launched the devices in three color variants listing black, clearly white and not pink. The smartphones would go on sale starting from November 1, with the pre-order window opening on October 11 in India. Users then can buy the device online on Flipkart, and from major brick and mortar retail chains such as Reliance Digital, Tata Croma, Vijay Sales, Poorvika and Bajaj Electronics.
The Pixel 3 boasts of a 5.5 inch Fullscreen FHD+ flexible OLED display with a resolution of 1080*2160p and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display also boasts of a screen density of 443 pixels per inch, and a 77.2 percent screen-to-body ratio. It measures 145.6mm x 68.2mm x 7.9mm and weighing almost 148 grams.
On the other hand, the Pixel 3 XL comes with a 6.3 inch Fullscreen QHD+ OLED notch-display with a 1440*2960p resolution and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone comes with a screen density of 523 pixels per inch, and a 82.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. Also, this measures 158.0mm x 76.7mm x 7.9mm weighing around 184 grams.
Both Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL come with always-on display, and HDR support. Apart from the screen size and dimensions, both devices largely have similar specifications.
Both these smartphones run on octa-core Snapdragon 845 processors with a clock rate of 2.5 GHz. For graphics processing, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL come with an Adreno 630 GPU. They feature the latest Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box with Google’s promise that the device would get a minimum of 3 years of OS and security updates.
On the camera front, both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL sport 12.2 MP dual-pixel sensors with aperture rates of of f/1.8 and a 76-degree field of view. Further specs of the camera includes autofocus, dual pixel phase detection, OIS + EIS and is capable of capturing 4K videos at 30 fps. On the front, there is an 8 MP wide-angle + 8 MP telephone cameras with aperture rates of f/2.2 and f/1.8, respectively.
The smartphones also boasts of connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE with eSIM capability, dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Google Cast, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Type-C USB connector, real-mounted fingerprint sensor, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, Android Sensor Hub, Magnetometer.
The smartphones are rated IPX8 for dust and water protection and are powered by a 2915 mAH battery capable of fast charging and Qi wireless charging.