Wednesday, 17 October, 2018


Google Pixel 3 XL selling in Hong Kong ahead of launch

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Melba Vasquez | 09 October, 2018, 12:14

FCC filings were leaked earlier, and it looks like a pretty solid product that will demand a greater share of the Amazon-dominated smart speaker segment. As Google pointed out at the time: "We made a decision to move on to the next step and offer the best Google experience, combining hardware and software under one roof".

PCMag will be at Google's event tomorrow, so stay tuned for all the details at 11 a.m. ET. The Pixel 3 will not sport a notch, unlike its Pixel 3 XL sibling. So here's everything we know about the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and some other expected products that could be announced later today.

London and Paris are also holding events with things kicking off at 4pm BST. Both the phones are also expected to get full glass panels on the back, which would also suggest wireless charging support.

In the video, which was teased on Twitter, Google has clips of a couple of YouTubers talking about the Pixel 3 XL leaks, before showing a single embarassed emoji.

The latest Pixel phones are likely to attract the most attention, even though the first two generations have so far barely made a dent in the market.

CNet said the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones are likely to be the "stars of the show".

There are two sensors in the dual camera setup-one for normal selfies and the other for wide angle selfies. Both this and the smaller variant will be running the Android 9 Pie update as soon as you remove both handsets from their packaging. After letting third parties handle the hardware for a number of years, Google is finally taking over their smart-display software and calling it Google Home Hub. Stick around with us to know more about Pixelbook. That also looks like a soft top cover that can be folded to prop the Slate up while using the keyboard and act as a cover when not in use. It is expected that Google will also launch the next generation Pixel buds earphones as Pixel Buds 2, they will have a new design and they will be supporting Google Assistant and Translate. The company confirmed that they will not be launching the OS-based android watch named as Pixel watch in the event.

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