Google recently launched its latest flagship devices, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 9 at an event in New York. The new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL come with some notable improvements over their predecessors, and they offer the latest Android 9 Pie out of the box. Some of the issues that the users get to see on the predecessors of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have also been targeted and improved upon in Google’s new release. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are now also available for purchase on Airtel Online Store as well. If you seem to be interested in buying the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, then read further to know more about the offers that Airtel is providing for the buyers of Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
Airtel Bundled Offering With Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Airtel is leaving no stone unturned to attract the customers by giving out offers on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on the Airtel Online Store. The customers who purchase the device will get 100GB of 4G data per month if they opt for the postpaid plan during their purchase. On the other hand, buyers opting for the prepaid plan will be able to redeem 1.4GB data per month. Airtel will also be giving out free three months Netflix subscription to the postpaid buyers along with a year-long free Amazon Prime Membership. Airtel subscribers, buying the phone will also be able to enjoy free roaming, local and STD calls. The Google Pixel 3 will be available with a down payment of Rs 17,000 and with an 18-month EMI with the monthly instalment being Rs 3,499.
For the Pixel 3 XL, which is the higher model of the Pixel 3, the down payment will be Rs 20,000 whereas the EMI will be Rs 3,999 for an 18-month period. This EMI and down-payment amount will include the Airtel SIM data and calling costs as well. Users who wish to get their hands on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL can book the phone now since the shipping of the phone will start on November 3. It’s also notable that the phone is going to be available in Clearly White and Just Black colour option and it will come in a 4GB and 64GB storage option. The Pixel 3 XL also offers a 128GB storage option alongside the 64GB storage option. The higher variant of the Pixel 3 XL with 128GB storage will be available for purchase with a down payment of Rs 29,000 and an 18-month Airtel EMI plan of Rs 3,999.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Notable Features
The significant differences between the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are in the display and battery department. Apart from these two areas, both the phones bear an extreme resemblance to each other. In terms of design, it can be said that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL lag a bit behind as the Pixel 3 sports a full-size notch on the top end whereas, the Pixel 3 XL comes with a notch which seems to be enormously big from 2018 standards. The display on the Pixel 3 is a 5.5-inch OLED one, whereas the Pixel 3 XL features a 6.3-inch display. While the Pixel 3 debuts with a Full HD+ panel, the Pixel 3 XL features Quad HD+ display. Both the devices come with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with 100% DCI-P3 coverage and HDR10 support. The pixel density of the Pixel 3 maps up to be 443ppi, whereas the Pixel 3 XL improves a bit with 523 PPI. Both the phones boot the same stock Android 9 Pie experience out of the box and pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM.
In the camera and imaging front, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL again come to be identical as both come with the same single sensor of 12.2MP that is an improvement over the predecessors, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The front camera on both the phones is a setup consisting of the 8MP+8MP shooters which promise exceptional camera quality. Additional features on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL include USB type-C reversible USB, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 18W adapter enabled with fast charging, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and Qi Wireless charging which is present on both the new Pixel phones. The Pixel 3 packs a 2915mAh Li-Ion battery, whereas the Pixel 3 XL packs larger 3430mAh battery, which keeps the lights on.
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