Google Pixel 3 XL: 12.2 MP dual-pixel rear camera with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Google Pixel has continued giving its highly amazing smartphone which is good in several features. In that way, it has launched its another new smartphone, Google Pixel 3 XL. Being one of the highly-rated brands, it has everything to be a flagship phone. This smartphone has smooth performance, excellent camera features, long-lasting battery capacity along with Android 9.0 Pie. It has dual front-facing speakers, Snapdragon 845 chipset, and 4GB of RAM.

This phone was launched in India on November 1, 2018. It has two variants starting at the price of Rs. 57,999 for 4GB/64GB and Rs. 92,000 for 4GB/128GB. It is one of the best high-end smartphones. It comes with three different colors such as Just Black, Not Pink, Clearly White.

google pixel 3 xl 64gb just black 4gb ram

Display:

The Google Pixel 3 XL has a large 6.0-inch OLED display having a screen resolution of 1,440 x 2,160 pixels and a pixel density of 402 PPI. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v5 to avoid scratches. The smartphone is nicely designed with an aluminum body having a Bezel-less display with notch.

OLED display has a color shift from yellow to blue when the viewing angles are extreme, but for regular use, this isn’t going to be hampering your experience. It has dual front-facing speakers, and Active Edge, allowing sides of the frame to trigger Google Assistant.

Google Pixel 3 XL’s display has good slab to view content on. It has Capacitive, Multi-touch Touchscreen.

Screen Size6.3 inches (16 cm)
Screen Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display with notch
Pixel Density522 PPI
Display TypeOLED
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass

Design:

Google Pixel 3 XL measures at the height of 158 mm, a weight of 184 grams, a width of 76.7 mm, and a thickness of 7.9 mm. This phone has an IPX8 rating for dust and water resistance.

Height158 mm
Width76.7 mm
Thickness7.9 mm
Weight184 grams
WaterproofWater-resistant, IPX8
RuggednessDustproof

Performance:

Looking at the performance, Google Pixel 3 XL is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 along with Octa-core (2.5 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 385 + 1.6 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 385). The processor of this phone is handled by Adreno 630 graphics and has a 64-bit architecture. This powerful graphics manages high-end gaming purposes.

It has 4GB RAM which is capable of handling multitasking. There are two variants such as 64GB and 128GB internal storage capacity which is non-expandable. It has up to 52.9 GB of user-available storage. It also supports USB OTG.

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845
ProcessorOcta-core (2.5 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 385 + 1.6 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 385)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 630
RAM4 GB
Internal Memory64GB, 128GB
Expandable MemoryNo
User Available StorageUp to 52.9 GB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Battery:

Google Pixel 3 XL has a battery capacity of 3430 mAh which is a pretty standard capacity for a flagship device.  It comes with Li-on type. This smartphone supports fast charging over the new USB Power Delivery 2.0 standard. Google Pixel 3 XL also supports wireless charging. USB Type-C charger is available, but there is no user-replaceable.

Battery Capacity3430 mAh
Type
Li-ion
User-ReplaceableNo
Wireless ChargingAvailable
Quick ChargingFast
USB Type-CAvailable

Camera:

Google Pixel 3 XL captures the best pictures. The photos taken from this smartphone are much better than any other flagship phone. It has a 12.2 MP dual-pixel rear camera setup with f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera. It has Auto-focus and dual-pixel phase detection.

Image quality is excellent in daylight, with landscapes shots having very good detail, dynamic range, and colors. For balancing the exposure, HDR+ is one of the feature which does a good job. You can enable a manual toggle for HDR+, which lets you turn it off or switch to HDR+ Enhanced.

In the front, it has two 8MP front-facing cameras. The primary selfie camera offers a tighter frame at a normal 75-degree field of view, while the secondary selfie camera has a wider 97-degree field of view. Both normal and wide selfies exhibit better HDR and less noise than other google’s competitors.

Video quality is very good, even in low light. At 4K resolution, there is little crop compared to 1080p. Stabilisation works well at his resolution as well.

On the video front, there is a new Auto framerate mode when shooting at 1080p.

Rear Camera:

Camera Setup
Single
Resolution
12.2 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Sensor
CMOS image sensor
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.8
Optical Image StabilisationAvailable
Flash Dual LED Flash
Image Resolution4032 x 3024 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 240 fps

Front Camera:

Camera Setup
Dual
Resolution
8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera
8 MP, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Physical Aperture
F2.2
Auto FocusAvailable
Video Recording
1920×1080 @ 30 fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps

Network and connectivity:

Google Pixel 3 XL has a single SIM slot and it accepts Nano-SIM. It supports 4G, 3G, 2G networks. Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, NFC are been included.

SIM SizeSIM: Nano
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
SAR ValueHead: 1.31 W/kg, Body: 0.99 W/kg
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
NFCAvailable

Multimedia:

Google Pixel 3 XL does not have FM Radio. But, it supports Stereo speakers and also has 3.5 mm audio jack.

FM RadioNo
SoundLoudspeaker

Sensors:

Google Pixel 3 XL has a fingerprint scanner and it is available on the rear of the phone. It has other sensors such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope.

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
PositionRear
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope

Google Pixel 3 XL FAQs:

1. What is the price of Google Pixel 3 XL in India?

The price of Google Pixel 3 XL in India starts from Rs. 57,999 for 4GB/64GB and Rs. 92,000 for 4GB/128GB.

2. When was Google Pixel 3 XL launched in India?

Google Pixel 3 XL was launched in India on November 1, 2018.

3. What are the colors available in Google Pixel 3 XL?

There are three colors available in Google Pixel 3 XL such as just Black, Not Pink, Clearly White.

4. Does Google Pixel 3 XL have FM radio?

No, Google Pixel 3 XL does not support FM Radio.

5. What is the battery capacity of Google Pixel 3 XL?

The battery capacity of Google Pixel 3 XL is 3430 mAh.