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Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL officially announced at New York launch event

By The Mobile 360 on October 9, 2018
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Google, the Search Engine Giant unveiled Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL smartphones, alongside Pixel Slate tablet, and Google Home Hub at the #MadeByGoogle launch event held in New York. the new Pixel smartphone are powered by AI to deliver more helpful, thoughtful and enjoyable experiences.
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL key specifications includes features such as a 5.5-inch and 6.3-inch FHD+ P-OLED display respectively, powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU, 4GB RAM, upto 128GB storage and dual front cameras.

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, comes with IP68 water- and dust-resistant and has a security chip custom-designed by Google called Titan M, making it the most secure phone we’ve built yet. Titan M enhances mobile security by protecting your unlock credentials, disk encryption, app data, and the integrity of the operating system code itself. Powered by Android 9 Pie, Pixel 3 comes with the latest Android operating system


Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL specifications


Google Pixel 3 specs

Google Pixel 3 XL specs

DisplayFullscreen 5.5” displayFullscreen 6.3” display
FHD+ flexible OLED at 443 ppiFHD+ flexible OLED at 523 ppi
18:9 aspect ratio18.5:9 aspect ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Always-on displayAlways-on display
Now PlayingNow Playing
100,000:1 super contrast ratio100,000:1 super contrast ratio
Full 24-bit depth or 16.77 million coloursFull 24-bit depth or 16.77 million colours
True black levelTrue black level
HDR support (UHDA certification)HDR support (UHDA certification)
MaterialsAluminum frame + hybrid coatingAluminum frame + hybrid coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the frontCorning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front
Soft touch glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) on the backSoft touch glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) on the back
IPX8 dust and water protectionIPX8 dust and water protection
Processors2.5 Ghz + 1.6 Ghz, 64-Bit Octa-Core2.5 Ghz + 1.6 Ghz, 64-Bit Octa-Core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Adreno 630Adreno 630
Pixel Visual CorePixel Visual Core
Titan M security moduleTitan M security module
SoftwareLatest Android 9 Pie + Google AssistantLatest Android 9 Pie + Google Assistant
Storage64 GB or 128 GB storage64 GB or 128 GB storage
Battery2915 mAH battery2915 mAH battery
18 W/2 A USB type-C charger18 W/2 A USB type-C charger
18 W fast charging18 W fast charging
Qi wireless chargingQi wireless charging
Rear Camera12.2 MP dual-pixel12.2 MP dual-pixel
1.4 μm1.4 μm
Autofocus + dual pixel phase detectionAutofocus + dual pixel phase detection
Optical + electronic image stabilisationOptical + electronic image stabilisation
Spectral + flicker sensorSpectral + flicker sensor
f/1.8 aperturef/1.8 aperture
Field of view: DFoV: 76°Field of view: DFoV: 76°
Rear Camera Video1080p @ 30fps, 60fps, 120fps1080p @ 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps
4K @ 30fps4K @ 30fps
Front Camera Video8 MP wide-angle lens and 8MP telephoto cameras8 MP wide-angle lens and 8MP telephoto cameras
Wide-angle: f/2.2 aperture & DFoV 107°Wide-angle: f/2.2 aperture & DFoV 107°
Telephoto: f/1.8 aperture & DFoV 75°Telephoto: f/1.8 aperture & DFoV 75°
Front Camera Video1080p @ 30fps1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps720p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps480p @ 30fps
Media & AudioDual front-firing stereo speakersDual front-firing stereo speakers
3 mics3 mics
Noise suppressionNoise suppression
NetworkWorld-wide network/carrier compatibility withWorld-wide network/carrier compatibility with
GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
FDD-LTE : Bands 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25*/
FDD-LTE : Bands 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25*/
TD-LTE: Bands 38*/39/40/41*/42/46TD-LTE: Bands 38*/39/40/41*/42/46
Supports up to CAT 16 (1Gbps DL/75Mbps UL), 5x DL CA, 4x4 MIMO, LAA, 256-QAM DL and 64-QAM UL depending on operator supportSupports up to CAT 16 (1Gbps DL/75Mbps UL), 5x DL CA, 4x4 MIMO, LAA, 256-QAM DL and 64-QAM UL depending on operator support
eSIM capableeSIM capable
ConnectivityWi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5.0GHz) Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5.0GHz)
Bluetooth 5.0 + LEBluetooth 5.0 + LE
Google CastGoogle Cast
USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1
Single nano SIMSingle nano SIM
SensorsActive EdgeActive Edge
Back-mounted Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor for fast unlockingBack-mounted Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking
Proximity/Ambient light sensorProximity/Ambient light sensor
Android Sensor HubAndroid Sensor Hub
Advanced x-axis haptics for sharper/defined responseAdvanced x-axis haptics for sharper/defined response
AR/VRBuilt for VR to work with Google Daydream View headsetBuilt for VR to work with Google Daydream View headset
Dimensions145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm158.0 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight148 grams184 grams
ColoursClearly WhiteClearly White
Not PinkNot Pink
Just BlackJust Black

Fast and wireless charging

Both Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL smartphones comes with 18 Watt fast charger in the box which is capable of delivering seven hours of use in a just 15 minutes of charging. it is accompanied by AI-powered Adaptive Battery technique, which prioritizes battery power for your most important apps to make your phone last all day.



Pixel Stand

Pixel Stand. a new Qi compliant wireless charger by Google sold separately for Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL smartphone. While charging in the Pixel Stand, your smartphone turns into a smart visual and audio experience powered by the Google Assistant, similar to Google Home Hub. It answers your questions, plays music, helps you control smart home devices, transitions into a photo frame when idle, and much more. If you set an alarm, your screen will gently brighten over 15 minutes before your alarm goes off, mimicking the sunrise and helping you wake up naturally.

Unlimited storage for all of your photos and videos

The Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL comes with free, unlimited photo and video storage in original resolution. and w

With Google assistant, it is smart enough to search and find your night out or parties photo. rest of the camera features are mentioned below.

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Camera features

  • Capture smiles, not blinks: A feature we call Top Shot uses AI to help you capture the perfect photo every time. When you take a motion photo, it captures alternate shots in HDR+, then recommends the best one—even if it’s not exactly when you hit the shutter—looking for those where everyone is smiling, with eyes open, and facing the camera.
  • Get better zoom: When you zoom in on a phone camera, the image looks grainy. Super Res Zoom is a computational photography technique, traditionally used for astronomy and scientific imaging, that produces sharp details when you zoom.
  • No light; no problem: Pixel 3 lets you take natural-looking photos in dark surroundings, all without a flash. With Night Sight, coming soon to Pixel 3, you can take bright, detailed, colorful shots around the campfire, in a moonlit forest, or after you close out the bar.
  • No selfie stick required: Get everyone in the picture with Group Selfie, which gives you 184 percent more room in your photo for friends and scenery.
  • Look … no hands! Photobooth mode uses AI to recognize that when you’re smiling or making a funny expression, you’re ready for a selfie. It snaps the photo on its own so you don’t need to reach for the shutter button—a good option for candids.
  • Even more stunning portraits, front and back: When you take photos in Portrait Mode, you can change the blurriness of the background, or change the part of the picture in focus, after the fact. Google Photos can also make the subject of your photo pop by leaving them in color, while changing the background to black and white.
  • Create and play: In Playground, you can make photos, selfies and videos come to life by adding your favorite superheroes, animated stickers and fun captions. In celebration of Marvel Studios’ 10 Year Anniversary, you’ll enjoy seeing the characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (exclusively on Pixel) react to each other and to you. New packs for Weather, Pets, Sports and Signs let you have everyday fun, and coming later this year, you’ll be able to sharpen your dance skills with moves from Childish Gambino.
  • Super smooth video: When you want to capture something that won’t stop moving—think an adorable toddler or your new puppy—Motion Auto Focus will make sure your Pixel 3 camera stays in sharp focus automatically, as you record. And if you happen to be taking a selfie video while walking or moving around, Pixel 3 brings you front-facing video stabilization.




Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL also comes with dual front-firing speakers tuned by a GRAMMY winning music producer to turn your phone into a powerful speaker. Customers who activate a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL by December 31, 2018 can also get six months of free YouTube Music Premium.

AI-powered sidekick

The Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL is built with (AI) Artificial Intelligence at its core which enables features that make your day-to-day actions, simpler, easier, and hassle-free.

  • Google Lens : With Google Lens, built right into the camera. you can scan and translate text, find similar styles of clothing, or identify popular plants and animals,  by simply long pressing the camera to easily access Google Lens. it is smart enough to create a new contact, when you point the camera at information such as URL or QR code on a flyer or an email address on a business card.
  • Smart Compose : Smart Compose suggests phrases in your emails helping you draft them faster, and on the go. Gboard, the keyboard built into the smartphones, recommends GIFs, stickers and more, to make your conversations fun and engaging. Both are available first in English.



Google Assistant

The Google Assistant is also baked into Google Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL smartphones to help you find answers and control your phone and compatible smart home devices — all with a simple squeeze or by using your voice.

The Google Assistant has also grab two new features:  Ability to screen phone calls, and avoid unwanted spam calls.

  • Imagine you’re at dinner with family or in a meeting at work and a call from an unknown caller comes in.
  • Just tap on “Screen call” to find out who’s calling and why, as well as other information (as prompted by you).
  • You’ll immediately see a transcript of the caller’s responses so that you can then decide whether to pick up, respond by tapping a quick reply (e.g., “I’ll call you back later”), or mark the call as spam and dismiss.
  • Processing the call details on-device means these experiences are fast, private to you, and use up less battery.

While, the Second feature, probably the best one, which will be first start in the U.S. on experimental basis, powered by Duplex technology, will  help you complete real-world tasks over the phone, like calling a restaurant to book a table.

The company says, “As we develop new calling technologies, we believe it’s critical that we help people understand the context of the conversation. We’ll disclose to businesses receiving the call that they’re speaking to an automated system, and we have developed controls to protect against spam and abuse, as well as the ability for a business to opt out of receiving calls. For Call Screen, we will also let the caller know that a screening service is being used.”

This feature will initially be available later this year in New York, Atlanta, Phoenix and the San Francisco Bay Area to help people book restaurant reservations and will roll out to other U.S. cities in the future.


Digital Wellbeing

Digital Wellbeing, is a suite of tools to help you find your own balance with technology, it is built into Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. it includes a dashboard to help you understand how you spend time on your phone, the ability to set time limits on specific apps, and a new Wind Down mode to help you get to sleep at night by gently transitioning your display to a grayscale screen. When you don’t want to be bothered by rings or notifications, just flip to Shhh — an easy gesture that turns on Do Not Disturb and minimizes distractions.


Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Price in US, Release Date

The Google Pixel 3 price in US starts at $799 for the 64GB model and $899 for the 128GB model. The Google Pixel 3 XL price in US starts at $899 for the 64GB variant and goes up to $999 for the 128GB model. the Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL are available for pre-order starting from today October 9, and will be shipped by October 17. Customers in US can pre-order both the smartphones from Verizon, Google and Project FI.

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Price in India, Release Date

The Google Pixel 3 price in India starts at Rs. 74,000 for the 64GB model and Rs. 80,000 for 128GB model. The Google Pixel 3 XL price in India starts at Rs. 83,000 for the 64GB variant and goes up to Rs. 92,000 for the 128GB model. Both, the devices will be available for pre-order starting from October 11 via Flipkart, and offline via Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Bajaj electronics, and Vijay Sales.

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