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Google is going to launch it much hyped and leaked smartphones, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3XL on 9th October 2018. Here is everything you need to know about it.

Google Pixel 3 & 3XL FAQ - All Questions Answered | AskTheIndian
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In this post, we will answer the most commonly / frequently asked questions about these devices.
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So let's begin.

What are the prices of the Pixel 3 and 3XL in India?

The price of Pixel 3 is US$ 799/- and of Pixel 3XL is US$ 899/-

In India, Pixel 3 starts at ₹71,000/- and goes all the way up to ₹92,000/-

When will it be available for sale?

The devices will be available for purchase in India from 1 November, 2018.

How many variants does Pixel 3 and 3XL have?

2 variants will be available for both models

Pixel 3 models
4 GB RAM & 64 GB storage - ₹71,000/-
4 GB RAM & 128 GB storage - ₹80,000/-

Pixel 3 XL models
4 GB RAM & 64 GB storage - ₹83,000/-
4 GB RAM & 128 GB storage - ₹92,000/-

Which processor do these smartphones run on?

Both devices will run on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.

How many colours do these smartphones come in?

The Pixel devices are expected to launch in 3 colours - Black, White and a Not Pink colour.

Does the Pixel 3 and 3XL support SD card?

No, neither device supports expandable storage.

Do they support Dual Sim?

Pixel devices do have a second sim in the form of e-sim. However, this e-sim only supports Google Fi for now.

Do they come with USB-C charging port?

Yes, both devices come with  USB-C.

Do they have Fast Charging support?

Yes, they do support fast charging.

Do they support Wireless Charging?

Yes, they do support Wireless charging.

What are the battery capacities?

Pixel 3 XL has an approximately 3500 mAh battery capacity.

Pixel 3 has approximately 3000 mAh battery capacity.

What is the Screen Size of this Smartphone?

Pixel 3 is expected to have an approximately 5.5-inch screen OLED screen with FullHD+ Resolution.

Pixel 3 XL is expected to have a 6.3-inch QHD+ resolution OLED screen.

Do these smartphones have a notch

The Pixel 3XL has a huge notch.

Can We hide the Notch?

Not yet confirmed.

Do they have a dual camera?

Yes, they do.

But unlike other smartphones, the dual camera is on the front. There are two 8 megapixel sensors with lenses of different focal lengths.

You can now take wide group selfies.

How is the rear camera?

The rear camera has a similar 12.2-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 optically stabilised lens. The sensor is expected to be improved though.

You can have a dedicated night mode which takes bright photos at night.

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Do these smartphones have fingerprint scanners?

Yes, the fingerprint scanner is present on the back. 

Do they have face unlock?

Yes, the smartphones support face unlock.

What Android Version are they running?

Both will launch running the latest Android 9.0 Pie.

Are they IP rated?

Yes, they hap IP rating of IP68.

Do they support FM?


Do they support OTG?

Yes, they support OTG.

What Bluetooth version do they have?

They are expected to ship with Bluetooth 5.0

What all is included in the box?

The box contains the smartphone, USB-C earbuds, USB-C to USB-A adapter, USB-C to headphone jack dongle, manual and USB charger.

Where can I Buy it?

To be updated.

Do they have a headphone jack?

No, they do not have a headphone jack. They do have dual front-firing speakers though.

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