Preview of Google’s Yet to be Announced Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL


The upcoming Google Event set to take place in Paris tomorrow will most definitely see the company release its flagship smartphones for 2018; the Pixel 3 Pixel 3 XL.

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL (notched) | Image: Courtesy

Designs and features of the devices have been leaked both online and offline so much that by now we have a pretty solid impression of what to expect.

Pixel 3 XL leaked by Russians

Here’s what we know so far about the devices’ specifications.


The Pixel 3will come with a 5.5-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels and an 18:9.

The Pixel 3 XL will come with a 6.3-inch QHD+ OLED display with a resolution of 2960×1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.
Displays on both devices will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

OS and Processor

The Pixel 3 XL will run on Android 9 (Pie). It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.

RAM and Storage

The most affordable Pixel 3 will come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The costliest variant is expected to have 6GB RAM and 128GB flash memory.


The Pixel phones will have a single rear camera of 12.2Mp and a dual front camera of 8MP+8MP.


All Pixel 3 devices are expected draw their juice from a 3,430mAh battery.

Other Features

  • USB Type-C 3.1
  • Wireless charging
  • Colors: Black, White, Pink and Teal


The Pixel 3 is expected to start at $650 while the Pixel 3 XL is expected to start at $750

Live Updates:

  • Pre-orders for the Pixel 3 64GB will start at $799 and the 128GB variant will cost $899.
  • The Pixel 3 XL 64GB will cost $899, with the 128GB variant costing $999
  • Pixel Stand, the wireless charging dock, will sell separately at $79
  • Shipments will start on October 18th

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