Google Pixel 3: Specifications, Design and Expected Pricing

Google’s much talked about upcoming device Pixel 3 has undergone a leak, as pictures of the device were posted on Reddit revealing the entire design, form factor and specifications of the phone in full-fledged details. The company is set to launch its handset, the successor to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL along with many upgrades, on October 9 in an event in New York City. However, before that happens, the phone is out in the open, for the public eye courtesy of this latest leak. Without waiting longer, let’s check out what these later render pictures have to got to tell about the upcoming Pixel 3.

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Google Pixel 3 Speculated Specifications

As we get to see from the Reddit leaked pictures, the Pixel 3 sports a 5.5-inch 18:9 display with Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. The main thing which a lot of people noticed on the Pixel 3 was the absence of the notch on display. However, Google has not done with the notch entirely, and we get to see that design on the Pixel 3 XL. The phone sports a metal and glass built which gives it a premium finish. Also, staying true to the convention, the Google Pixel 3 houses the fingerprint scanner on the rear side of the phone. On the inside, the Google Pixel 3 will come powered by the Snapdragon 845 64-bit processor paired with 4GB RAM. Also, being Google’s very own, the device will boot Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.

The phone will likely pack a 2915mAh battery inside as per the speculations, and inside the box, the device will be accompanied by a Type-C headphone. Also, buyers won’t get to notice the 3.5mm headphone jack on this latest Google handset. As for camera and imaging, the specifications of the rear shooter on the device remain unknown as of now. However, we do know that the Pixel 3 comes with a single sensor setup on the back. As for the front-side selfie snapper, the phone sports a dual 8MP sensor with f/1.8 and f/2.2 aperture.

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Google Pixel 3 XL Rumoured Specifications

Setting itself apart from the Pixel 3, the Pixel 3 XL is going to come with a larger 6.7 inches (1440 x 2960) 19:9 aspect ratio display. As per the news, the phone is going to debut with a different kind of notch which hasn’t yet bee noticed in the markets before. Inside, the Pixel 3 XL is going to pack the same Snapdragon 845 SoC along with similar 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. Still, there is fair chance that buyers might get their hands on 6GB RAM and 128GB variants and identical to the Pixel 3, the Pixel 3 XL will also boot the Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.

About the camera, the Pixel 3 XL will again resemble its lower variant by sporting a single sensor with 12.2 MP resolution. While on the front, the phone will have an 8.1MP selfie snapper. The battery will get some improvement on this one, as it is expected to pack a 3430mAh unit with Fast Charging support. According to the leaks, Google will also offer the USB Type-C headphones, USB Type-C cable, 3.5mm to USB type-C dongle, and in-ear style earphones inside the box.

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pricing

Last year also, Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in October first week only. Talks had previously pointed out that Google might host the Pixel 3 event on October 4, following the last year’s trend. However, later the date was postponed to October 9 with the venue being somewhere in New York City.

As for the pricing of the phone, it is expected that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will hit the markets with a price tag resembling that of its predecessors. Going on those lines the Pixel 3 64GB variant is expected to retail at Rs 61,000 whereas the Pixel 3 XL 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant are expected to retail at Rs 73,000.

Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

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