Google Pixel 3 XL goes “full monty” in live pictures and unboxing video

Google Pixel 3 XL goes “full monty” in live pictures and unboxing video
Although we initially expected Google to start deploying Android 9.0 Pie on August 20, the search giant decided that stealing the show from Samsung is the best course of action. As many of you probably know by now, the Galaxy Note 9 will be officially unveiled on August 9.

Coincidentally or not, Google released Android 9 Pie just a few days ago and managed to made headlines at a time when everyone was talking about Samsung's Galaxy Note 9. To make things even more interesting, we now have another leak that puts Google's upcoming Pixel 3 XL front and center.

Several images of a Pixel 3 XL production unit have just emerged and they offer us the closest look at Google's upcoming flagship. If you've seen the previous pictures showing the “Clearly White” Pixel 3 XL that leaked last week, you'll notice that the new ones come in line with what we knew so far.

The bonus is a short unboxing video posted by a Russian blogger, which shows the phone from all angles. As expected, the Pixel 3 XL features a small notch at the top of the display and it will probably do away with the audio jack. Instead, one of the pictures shows that the phone will come with USB Type-C earphones in the box.

The rest of the pictures confirm some other details about the Pixel 3 XL, such as the powerful Snapdragon 845 processor, 4GB RAM, and Android 9.0 Pie. The phone's display features a resolution of 1440 x 2960 with a 494-pixel density.

Google is expected to unveil the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 4, and pre-orders will open soon afterward on the Play Store.

source: Luchkov (Telegram) via Roland Quandt (Twitter)

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Pixel 3 XL
  • Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3430 mAh



1. cmdacos

Posts: 4319; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

God damn. Unibrows are ugly and useless but this one takes the cake.


Posts: 945; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Why have a bezel and a chin that big?


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Because they have the worst design team ever. My God even a kid can come up with a better design than this.

27. yalokiy

Posts: 1101; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

The chin hosts one of front facing stereo speakers.


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

By far the "Worst Google phone design ever!", i will have to skip this year Pixel phones all together. The 4GB of Ram is the last straw to not consider buying it.

56. cozze02

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

I agree 4GB of RAM for that price, no thanks!

30. lyndon420

Posts: 6876; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Agreed. They could have made the larger version similar to the smaller one with no fugly notch.

40. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 711; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Kill that thing before it lays eggs!

2. surethom

Posts: 1730; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Don't care about notches but that notch is a little to tall, need to be a mm shorter.

21. peace247 unregistered

i would rather buy the iphone x. there...i said it.

3. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

That is one ugly a** phone.

4. Fred3

Posts: 582; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

I'll still get it regurading all of the notch cry babies

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Wow .. it looks hideous

6. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Gets the phone early, shows the paperwork for most of the video...

7. Droid1

Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 06, 2017

Audio jack, pixel 2 XL never had one

8. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Those UGLY bezels though...... It's all over the place. DAMN...LOL!!

9. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Google's obsession for single camera should end.We want secondary telephoto lens or wide angle lens camera.

47. rouyal

Posts: 1583; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Who is "we"?

10. Rigmaster

Posts: 234; Member since: Jan 22, 2018

There are notches, and then there are NAAAAWWWWCHES!


Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 07, 2018


12. Elvis358

Posts: 260; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

Ohh that's not the best looking notch!

13. TechNeck

Posts: 657; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

That notch is WAY too big. but that bottom bezel has front-facing speakers so that's nice.

14. donhwan

Posts: 21; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Damn, that "n-OUCH" has been doing serious roids. I would like mine with less display /s Seriously Google I expected better.

16. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Rear panel is still duo.

17. yalokiy

Posts: 1101; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Greedy google, only 4GB RAM in 2018 flagship!

20. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Hope this is fake. Apple has ruined phone design for everyone with iPhone X. Android OEMs just can’t stop themselves from copying iPhone X design.

22. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Another iphone wanna be. Why they keep copying iphones? Because iphones sell like hotcakes.

24. ZombieHunter

Posts: 268; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

Oh you mean because it is rectangular and has a camera it's copying Apple.... Hilarious.....

23. ZombieHunter

Posts: 268; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

OK, normally I really don't care about the notch.... except this one.... it's like a 1980's super notch.

31. I_have_boxes

Posts: 74; Member since: Jun 02, 2018

Exactly, I've actually gotten used to notches, but this one is way over the top. They would have been much better off just going with a thinner top bezel like what we saw on the leaked regular Pixel 3.

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