Smartphones have set a benchmark when it comes to photography and videography.
Google Pixel 3XL is a high-end Smartphone
which packs in almost all the features that one desires. Google Pixel 3XL is
all set to launch on November 1st 2018 in India and its price starts
from Rs. 83,000. The phone is already launched in the USA and we are presenting you folks with a quick hands-on review.
Well, before we jump on to the review, take a quick look at the specifications below:
Screen Size (in inches)
1440 x 2960
Pixel Density (PPI)
Scratch Resistant Glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Front Camera Megapixel
8 + 8
Rear Camera Megapixel
Maximum Video Resolution (in pixels)
Battery Capacity (mah)
Support For Fast Charging
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Design and DisplayThere is no significant
difference in terms of Pixel 3XL looks when compared to Pixel 2XL. However, the
phone sports a bigger display of 6.3 inches with immersive QHD+ resolution. The
screen undoubtedly looks stunning but the thick and deeper notch is a bit of
disappointment. The classy glass matte finish offers an awesome grip and also resists fingerprints.
have absolutely no complaints on the gorgeous OLED display of Pixel 3XL. As the
panel is brilliantly colourful and is just
accurate. However, it would have been better if it was on a little brighter
Software and PerformanceApart from Google's
impressive camera, the thoughtful software and AI capabilities add to
compelling features. The device runs on Android 9 Pie, which gives an excellent
makeover for the operating system. It adds brilliant tweaks like smart rotate
button to prevent automatic screen rotation. The other features include App
slices, which lets you do things without opening the app itself. On the whole,
Android 9 Pie enhances the overall interface.
Pixel 3XL performs at lightning speed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
and 4GB RAM. Whereas, it's high-end competitor Android phones offer 6GB or even
8GB of RAM. Nonetheless, Google Pixel 3XL offers a buttery smooth performance
with an excellent gaming experience.
CameraIt wouldn't be wrong if
we crown Pixel 3XL to be the new king of gadgets. Yes! The phone sports the
ultimate camera ever. The dual front cameras pack a wide-angle lens to
accommodate more scenes into your selfies. The AI camera feature makes it a
piece of cake to capture the best pictures ever. The latest Top shot feature on
12MP rear camera clicks a bunch of photos in succession and lets you choose the
best one. The other features like Super Res Zoom are pretty impressive and the Night sight feature will
significantly boost the photo brightness. The front camera wide-angle lens captures impressive selfies by
squeezing in more from the background. Overall, Google Pixel 3XL is sure to win
hearts for its outstanding camera.
Battery and Connectivity
Google Pixel 3XL comes
with 3,430 mAh battery, which is a little lesser than Pixel 2 XL's 3,520 mAh
battery. The 3XL battery life is undeniably manageable but for a heavy user, it might be a tad of disappointment. Pixel 3XL has no headphone jack but Google USB-C
earbuds sound super good and you will
certainly love its access speed with Google assistant.
Pixel 3XL is the first Pixel Smartphone to support wireless charging. The
additional Pixel stand serves a great purpose in addition to fast charging. You
can enjoy looking at the pictures or control home gadgets or listen to music with
the front firing speakers. It is no less than a mini Google Home dock.
VerdictPixel 3 XL certainly makes the
smartest and best camera phone ever. This phone is the one which sets a
yardstick when it comes to AI and Camera performance. For those who are serious
about photography, Pixel 3XL can be the
best choice to offer excellent value.
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