Monday, 24 September, 2018


Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video

Google Pixel 3 XL retail box leak Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video
Melba Vasquez | 09 August, 2018, 04:13

If you're anxious that Google might change its mind about including the hated notch on its rumoured Pixel 3 smartphone, don't be: You're still getting that bad notch, if this alleged unboxing of a Pixel 3 XL is the real deal. Google Pixel 3 XL is said to feature a 6.2-inch OLED display supporting and 19:9 aspect ratio.

Last week, Google Pixel 3 XL was leaked in a Clearly White colour option, courtesy of an image spotted by XDA Developers. The notch on the Pixel 3 XL does look slightly better on these pictures, though it's still slightly bigger than what we have seen on the iPhone X, and much bigger than the one on the Essential Phone.

It looks a lot like the Pixel 2 XL, with the only difference being the notch. Both the handsets are rumoured to sport a single rear camera and dual selfie cameras. The Pixel 3 XL, meanwhile, may boast a light green power button instead.

Does speedy software updates make up for Google's odd design choices?

And as if they weren't enough, Android Police has a video on its site showing the handset in action.

Starting with the phone itself, the images once again show a device with a sizeable chin and a thick display notch.

In the box, we see a pair of ear buds that share a similar design to Google's Pixel Buds, but they are wired (with USB-C) and lack the "G" logo on the outside.

Earlier leaked shots from the same source seemingly show the Pixel 3 XL working, with clear device specs listed on the screen, including an octa-core Qualcomm processor, Adreno 630 graphics, 2960 x 1440 screen resolution and Android 9 already installed. We can also see a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle (there's no built-in headphone jack), a USB-C to USB-A adapter for transferring information from another device, and the usual USB-C charging cable.

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