Google has yesterday officially launched their Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL smartphones. These smartphones are the successor of Pixel 2 which is launched by Google last year. Both Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL smartphones are powered by powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM with a 64GB/128GB inbuilt storage option.
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL: Specifications
Coming to the specifications, Pixel 3 comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD+ flexible OLED display with the resolution of 2160×1080 pixel along with 18:9 aspect ratio. While the Pixel 3XL sports a 6.3-inch QHD+ flexible OLED notch display with the resolution of 2960×1440 pixel along with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Both smartphones come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
For optics, both Pixel devices are packed with a 12.2-megapixel rear camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture. The rear camera offers 1.4 μm pixel size, OIS, PDAF and EIS features. On the front, both handsets have dual 8-megapixel wide-angle sensors with f/1.8 apertures and auto-focus feature.
For connectivity, both devices include Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and USB-Type C. The devices have a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel and both phones are water resistance also. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL smartphones are run on Android Pie operating system. The Pixel 3 equipped with a 2915mAh non-removable battery, while the Pixel 3XL has a 3430mAh non-removable battery and both devices support Qi wireless charging.
Common Pros and Cons
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL: Pros
- Powerful performance
- Amazing camera quality
- Good sound quality
- Bright and colourful display
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL: Cons
- Design not much impressive
- Very big notch (Pixel 3XL)
Price and Availability
The Pixel 3 priced Rs. 71,000 for 64GB variant and at Rs. 80,000 for 128GB storage variant. On the other hand, the price tag of Pixel 3XL is Rs.83,000 for 64GB and Rs. 93,000 for 128GB storage variant. The pre-orders of the devices are starting in India on October 11 and sale will begin on November 1 via Flipkart, Reliance Digital, Croma, Online Airtel store and other lending offline stores.