Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL official: Specs – Features & Price Review

The new Google Pixels 2018 are official, they identically look as the rumors foretold. Let’s check the beasts Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL specs, release date and price. 

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL official: Specs - Features & Price Review

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL  –

The screens

Both Google phones are boasted with advanced OLED panels. The 3 XL model has a 6.3” with 1,440 x 2,960px resolution (532ppi). The Pixel 3 screen is a 5.5” with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160px, with the same sharpness as the Pixel 2 XL. Both new Pixels screen support HDR, Always On and color modes. The HDR feature makes it the right phone for YouTube Signature and its Always On screen always shows the name of the song that’s currently playing.

The battery

The Pixel 3 XL has a 3,430mAh battery, and the smaller Pixel has a 2,915mAh battery. These batteries are developed to make sure that gamers and intense smartphone users are happy. Both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL are wireless charging phones. The new Pixel Stand can charge at 10W, two times faster than the wired charger of the Pixel 2 phones. You can also use the Pixel 3 stand to work as a Google Home, as a photo frame and even a sunrise alarm.

The top feature of its charging technology is that you can get 7 hours of usage for 15 minutes of charge.

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras are so far the best Google ever made. The rear shooter again offers advanced 12.2MP optically stabilized image sensor (with 1.4µm pixels) and an f/1.8 lens. The new features are on the software side. HDR is also there as the top shooter feature. Google Pixels cameras offer an AI system that points the focus on everyone on the photo.

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL official: Specs - Features & Price Review

Regardless if you are smiling or you have your eyes open. The new Pixel phones also have a Photobooth mode that automatically snaps a photo when you smile. The rear camera also can shoot 4K video at 60fps. It new cameras tech features Fused Video Stabilization, which shoots smoother videos while walking or jogging. It works at 4K/30, and offers the best results at 1080p.

The new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL selfie cameras sport dual lenses on the front. Both Google Pixels smartphones have 8MP sensors and different lenses. The normal camera has a bright f/1.8 lens with autofocus (phase detection). The wide camera rotates on a focus (f/2.2).

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Price & availability

The two Pixels flagships will arrive in the US starting October 19 and Europe from November 2. The Pixel 3 price starts from is €850 for the 64GB variant and €950 for the 128GB one. The Pixel 3 XL price starts from €950 and €1,050 respectively.

US prices ~ $800 for the Pixel 3 and $900 for the Pixel 3 XL. UK price ~ £739/£839 for the Pixel 3 and £869/£969 for the 3 XL.

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