Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL will be exclusively available online via Flipkart, teaser reveals

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones are set to launch later tonight.

  • Published: October 9, 2018 6:44 PM IST
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Google is hosting a hardware launch event in New York tonight where it is going to unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. Along with the Pixel smartphones, Google is also expected to announce other products such as a tablet, a laptop, wireless charger and more. Both the Pixel 3 smartphones will be launched in India soon, and the latest teaser suggests that they will be exclusively sold online via Flipkart.

The teaser doesn’t reveal much, but just a banner with Google on the top left, the number 3 in the center, and announcement time of 8:30PM. The banner also has a caption “Get the Scoop” and clicking on it takes you to a microsite with Google event live stream link embedded in it. The teaser does not reveal any India launch or availability details, but as per an earlier report the phones may become available starting October 22.

Watch: Google Pixel 3 launch event

Based on what we know so far, the Pixel 3 will come with a full screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and without a notch, whereas the Pixel 3 XL will come with a notched display and 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, both smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB storage options, and there may also be an 6GB RAM variant.

Up front, dual cameras of 8-megapixel resolution are expected, whereas even this time around, Google is sticking to a single rear camera setup at the back. The resolution of rear camera is expected to be 12.2-megapixels, and it is likely to come with AI-based software tweaks. Running Android 9 Pie OS, the final version of Digital Wellbeing feature is also expected. There is no word on the pricing, but with the launch event less than couple of hours away, we expect to know more when Google officially announces the new devices.

  • Published Date: October 9, 2018 6:44 PM IST