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Google Pixel 3 Lite to sport Snapdragon 670 in a plastic body with same camera as in the Pixel 3

The device is likely to be “a simplified version of the Pixel 3” with a similar design to its premium sibling.

  • Published: November 27, 2018 9:40 AM IST
Google Pixel 3 Lite with Pixel 3 XL

Image credit: WYLSA


A new batch of information about the rumored Google Pixel 3 Lite has surfaced out on the internet. According to the new details, the Pixel 3 Lite is expected to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC along with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The device will not come with a microSD card slot to expand the storage which means that users will have to make do with the 32GB internal storage. The information also indicated that the device will come with a plastic body instead of the glass back body on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

The device is likely to be “a simplified version of the Pixel 3” with a similar design to its premium sibling. However, the most important thing to note here is that the Pixel 3 Lite will sport the same camera module that is packed in the Google Pixel 3 and the 3 XL. This is likely to pull in customers to buy the device as the company is likely to launch the device at a lower price point. This information was posted on Twitter by leaker Ben Geskin and the information was initially spotted by Russian website WYLSA.

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As previously reported, the website also posted images of the Google Pixel 3 Lite along with a number of smartphones. These smartphones included the original Google Pixel, Google Pixel 3 XL, Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X. and iPhone 5S, and the original Nokia 3310.

As previously reported the rumored Google Pixel 3XL comes with codename Sargo. The same camera hardware as present in the Google Pixel 3 is likely to be the key that may help Google push the Pixel 3 Lite to a much larger market. However, considering that the device will not come with Snapdragon 845, it is unclear if the company will all the Pixel Visual Core for help the device maintain the image quality that we have grown to love in the Google Pixel 3 lineup.

  • Published Date: November 27, 2018 9:40 AM IST