New image renders show the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. These images, which WinFuture.de posted, display the upcoming Pixel phones in black and white, confirming rumors about their design. The Pixel 3 series may come out on October 9, and it will come with Android Pie already set up.
Images posted online reveal that the Pixel 3 is a phone without access to this data. In contrast, the Pixel 3 XL features are impressive, as reported earlier based on other leaks.
Both Pixel 3 series phones will have a chin at the bottom and two cameras on the front. These cameras may use different sensors, but according to WinFuture.de, they will all be 8 megapixels. In addition, these handsets will include two microphones, with a prominent speaker at the base.
Design of Pixel 3 XL
The Pixel 3 XL’s blocky design is boring and doesn’t make me want to buy it in white, Black, or Not Pink. Google made the Pixel 3 XL’s 6.3-inch screen go to the edge to look like other smartphones. Who makes it possible to fit 0.3 inches more screen space into the same size body as the Pixel 2 XL? Even so, the phone is still pretty big.
So people with smaller hands may find it hard to use it with one hand. The Pixel 3 XL’s back glass panel makes it feel more expensive. Google phones are known for their two-tone design, and a large part of the glass has a textured matte finish. It is helpful because it would be hard to hold the raw glass.
The glass is on a convex aluminum band that goes around outside the frame. The frame is rated IP68 for permeability to dust and water. A quick fingerprint sensor is right next to the camera. It is used to recognize fingerprints and to control things with hand signals. You’ll have to access it a lot if your hands are small.
Numerous phones don’t have any function keys or speakers on the front to get a higher display ratio. Instead, they have relatively thin bezels. The Pixel 3 XL found an excellent compromise by removing the physical keyboards but keeping the speakers.
This trade-off has paid off because the speakers on the Pixel 3 XL are excellent. They have a warm, analog sound with a bass that thumps.
Display of Pixel 3 XL
The Pixel 3 XL has a 6.3-inch OLED HDR screen made by LG that is covered with Gorilla Glass 5. With a resolution of 2,960 x 1,440, there are excellent 523ppi pixels, which makes for a better browsing experience, close and personal, and in Search Wet dream VR.
The Pixel 2 XL had trouble with its screen when it came out. The OLED screen has strong contrast and deep blacks. The colors are deep but not too much. The viewing angle is also great, and the blue tint is much less noticeable than on the Pixel 2 XL. At full brightness, it is suitable for use even in bright sunlight.
The Pixel 3 XL’s Ambient Display is a fantastic addition. OLED’s ability to turn off its backlight shows the time, the temperature, and alerts continuously without using the battery. Due to the Pixel 3 XL’s absence of LED status lighting, always having this feature active is a must.
Performance of Pixel 3 XL
It’s not a big surprise that the Pixel 3 XL has Apple’s new Selfie camera 845 SoC. But, unusually, Google thinks it can get by with only 4GB of RAM. I was anxious that this was its weak point when doing many things simultaneously.
Quickly put that fear to rest. Even though I had many apps and games accessed simultaneously, I never fell or ran out of memory.
The camera on the Pixel 3 is perfect. I’ve seen headlines saying that the Pixel 3 has the best camera you can get in a smartphone. Most of the time, it’s true.
The Pixel 3’s camera always takes the picture I want without making me feel like I have to work hard for it. I still don’t understand how Apple can keep pushing the limits of what is found with a single camera when almost every other smartphone company uses two.
Taking a portrait, in which the subject is sharp, but the surrounding is hazy, requires a special camera and a high-priced lens. The ability to correctly identify the borders of the object and blur what’s behind it, utilizing a single camera to record the photo and collect depth data as Google does, is astounding.
This feature is to nearly all smartphones in recent years. Although I shot several portraits with the Pixel 3 XL, I think the ones my coworker Matthew Miller posted best represent the phone’s excellent camera.
Software and features
As was already said, the Pixel 3 XL needs to run this same stock version of Android Pie. It has features that have never been on an Android phone before but have been on phones from all other companies. Still, it’s good that they’re now part of the natural system.
At first, getting used to Android Pie’s touch controls was hard. But after just one day, I found its simple interface much better. The click for something like the app drawer is no longer there. Touch the screen up from the bottom edge to view all running applications and the software drawer. Also, I like that I can get to my updates by scrolling horizontally on the fingerprint scanner (you must turn this on in Settings first). These functionalities go a long way to making it easier to use with one hand.
With Active Edge, I can squeeze my phone to access Google Assistant or turn off my alarms. Faster than pressing down the home key or messing around with the volume controls, in my experience. I imagine increasing my use of this function come winter gloves season.
Google has equipped the Pixel 3 XL with a dedicated Titan M security processor to increase security for business users. Google claims it can strengthen encryption on your device’s disk, passcode lock, and operating system, but won’t go into specifics.
The 3,430 mAh battery isn’t the biggest for a flagship, but the specific control features in Android Pie make it easy for me to use it from morning to night. Every day, I check my email, play a few games, watch videos, stream music, spend a lot of time on social media, and use the Search engine facilitate. I can get about five hours of display time without doing anything special to save power. Since each user has a wider variety of use cases, your results are sometimes different.
Price and competition
The base 64GB Pixel 3 XL costs $1,129. Storage is very high, to 128GB, for an additional $130. The device does not support micro SD cards. Thus the storage capacity you select at checkout is permanent.
That puts it online with other high-end smartphones like the LG V40 ThinQ and Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which comes dangerously close to the starting price of the iPhone XS. Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the Pixel 3 is vastly outclassed in features.
Priced at a minimum of $1,299, Note 9 features 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 4,000 mAh battery, a Memory card slot, a pen, a headphone port, and no notch. The difference in price between the Pixel 3 XL and the Note 9 is 15% at first glance, but when you consider that the 128GB device costs $1,259, you’ll realize that it’s only $40.
Even though the Pixel 3 XL is boring to look at, the new glass back makes it feel more expensive. Its bold, flat edge is easy to hold and gives the impression that it is high quality. You can see more by trying to stretch the display to the edge without making it more prominent.
This year’s most tremendous improvement is the rich and colorful screen, which is a significant leap from the terrible Pixel 2 screen. This time, it has the HDR license from the UHDA. The Pixel 3 XL’s booming facing camera sound system (which comes at the cost of a chin) makes for a dynamic entertainment company. A responsive touch screen that works well also makes games more fun.
The camera is also perfect. Although its sensor and lens are slightly better than the previous generation, its technology has significantly improved. New features, including “Top Shot,” “Play areas,” and “‘s Good Zoom,” add to the camera’s already excellent sensor to make it even better. The front-facing camera takes pretty good pictures, but the large mode is where it shines.