One of the highly anticipated smartphones of the year 2018 comes from a firm which is known for its brand image and the R&D associated with making the product that they offer a versatile standoff. We are talking about the flagship Pixel Series by the Google- Google Pixel 3 XL. Let’s have a discussion over its price, specifications, and features.
Google Pixel 3 XL
What is Google Pixel?
Pixel is used by Google for a series of electronic devices including chromecast books and other electronic devices such as Google’s Android phone. Google Pixel is an android phone by Google; comes preinstalled with the latest Android OS build in development and is a high-end device with nigh zenith hardware and a premium build quality. What else can we expect from a smartphone when it has a strong brand image associated with it apart from a flagship status?
The answer lies in taking the brand name forward with a newer device which trumps over its predecessors and that Google Inc. intends to do with their new flagship smartphone in the queue, the Google Pixel 3 XL.
Google Pixel 3 XL features Overview
Google Pixel 3 XL was recently made official by a leak online, even though it is slated to release in the month of October this year. Most of the information is a rumor, the device, as its predecessor’s history goes, Pixel 3 XL will host a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with an octa-core CPU and will come with latest Android OS Pie or Android 9.0. A white colored Aluminum Unibody will Grace the phone’s exterior along with a full HD notch display.
One of the most notable features of the upcoming Google flagship is an eSIM feature where “e” stands for embedded. An eSIM is something different from traditional SIM cards wherein it has the ability to use and store multiple profiles. If you travel, for example, getting access to a new country’s mobile provider won’t require changing SIM cards. An eSIM also takes up far less physical room inside a device, which is much more important in wearables but also becomes a factor as phones get thinner. This feature is so far available on Apple iPhone only.
Google Pixel 3 XL Specifications
Following are the specifications details for Google Pixel 3 XL*:
|NETWORK||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|BODY||· Dimensions: 158 x 76.6 x 7.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
· Build: Front glass, aluminum body, partial glass back
· SIM: Nano-SIM card & eSIM
· Body Feature – IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 minutes)
|DISPLAY||· Type: P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
· Size: 6.2, 101.9 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
· Resolution: 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~533 ppi density)
· Multitouch: Yes
· Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
· Always-on display; 100% DCI-P3 coverage
|PLATFORM||· OS: Android 9.0 (P)
· Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
· CPU: Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
· GPU: Adreno 630
|MEMORY||· Card slot: No
· Internal 64/128 GB,
· 4/6 GB RAM
|· Single; 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 27mm, 1/2.6″, 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF & laser AF
· Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
· Video: 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps
|Secondary||· Single: 8 MP, f/2.2, 25mm, 1/3.2″, 1.4µm
· 8 MP, depth sensor
· Video: 1080p@30fps
|COMMS||· WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
· Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
· GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
· NFC: Yes
· Radio: No
· USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)
|· Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
|Other Hardware Features
|· Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
· 3.5mm jack: No
· Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
· Non-removable 3600 mAh Battery
· Wireless Charging
One can easily see why Google Pixel 3 is one of the most looked forward to the device of the year since this device will feature latest Android P build with State of the art hardware technology and ability to kill other flagship smartphones present in the market. Awaited Late this year, it will be available in two variants including google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The phone will come with A USB 3.1 type C to 3.5 mm jack connector adapter and also a pair of type c headphones.
*Note: The information above is not guaranteed to be 100 Percent true and will be henceforth updated with time.
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