Nov 19, 2018

Google Launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Smartphones (Spec and Prices)

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Technology-Portfolio.Net - Google finally officially launched the flagship duo of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, at an event in New York, United States.

Android smartphone Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL has a wider screen than its predecessor, which is 5.5 inches and 6.3 inches respectively. In the design section of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, it has a bezel less design. At Pixel 3 XL, Google has implemented a notch (bangs) design to give the impression of being more elegant.

Still the same as its predecessor, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rely on the advantages of camera components. The photos are promised sharp with natural colors in various conditions.

But the back camera of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL has not yet adopted the dual-camera trend. Google actually installed this feature for the front camera (selfie), each of which has 8 megapixel resolution.

One front camera lens is useful for shooting 97-degree wide-angle. That way, users can aim for groups of selfies to the full or selfie in front of the scene more easily.

Camera with AI software

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras are equipped with the latest software that improves camera performance with artificial intelligence technology, aka Artificial Intelligence (AI). There are several interesting options that add to the excitement of shooting.

For example the option "Top Shot" that allows users to choose the best photo results from several shots on one precious moment. Automatically, the software will get rid of the blurry photos or blinking eyes.

"Super Res Zoom" uses many frames and AI to provide sharp final photos, even without using optical zoom. This will spoil the user who likes to capture the moment timidly.

"Night Shot" was mentioned to have risen sharply from before. Google promises Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras as the most reliable in shooting in low-light situations.

In addition, there is also a "Photobooth" option that automatically targets selfies when the user smiles. Speaking of the selfie camera, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL installed a dual-camera in front.

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL specifications

The core specifications of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL include Snapdragon 845 chipsets, the best chips on the market today, 4 GB RAM capacity, Bluetooth 5.0, and stereo speakers in front for fierce audio.

In addition there is also a new security chip called "Titan M", claimed to be the best virtual security guard. The protection includes the confidentiality of login data, encryption of all partitions, application data security, and maintaining the integrity of the operating system.

Both batteries have a capacity of 2,915 mAh for Pixel 3 and 3,430 mAh for Pixel 3 XL. Google completes Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with wireless charging features up to 10 watts.

This phone runs on the Android 9 Pie operating system. Both have also removed the virtual buttons (back, home, recents) on the screen. Google Assistant and Google Lens were also designed to be core parts of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. With various specifications and features.

Pixel 3 is sold at prices starting at US$799 for the 64 GB variant. Meanwhile the Pixel 3 XL is priced at US$899 for a capacity of 64 GB and for the 128 GB variant is priced at US$999 dollars. Both of these phones will be marketed next October 18.

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