Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL price, release date and carrier availability

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL price, release date and carrier availability
Google's next generation of Pixel phones is finally here, after weeks of heavy leaking, and the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are up for any task you throw at them, judging by the prices Google is charging for the handsets. 

One would think that the 6.3" display means that the 3 XL is the largest Pixel ever, but with a proud notch at the front, it is actually the size of the 2 XL, and even a tad more compact thanks to the narrower side bezels. If you want something more manageable in the hand, though, you'd have to splurge for the smaller, Pixel 3 sibling. How much? Well, here's the scoop.


Big Red will be carrying the new Pixels, of course, just as previous years, when it was their exclusive carrier. The rumor that it will charge $799 for the smaller Pixel 3 actually held water in the end. That's a lot of change for the "small" phone, but if you want one of the best cameras on Android and a pure stock interface with the fastest security updates, this is what you'd have to dole out.


Google's device store will have the new Pixel 3 and 3 XL for prices the same as Verizon's, starting from $799 for the 64GB Pixel 3, and hitting $999 for the 128GB Pixel 3 XL. Google also throws in 3 months of YouTube Premium for free, which is a nice touch.

Pixel 3 and 3 XL country availability

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be available in much more countries at launch than their Pixel 2 predecessors were. Expect them officially in the Google Stores of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and, of course, United States (except Puerto Rico).

Related phones

Pixel 3
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh
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. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2270; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Looks like a great phone!!! Camera is amazing. Blows away my XS Max camera capability.

25. bucknassty

Posts: 1365; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

any mention of water resistance?

31. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

IP68 confirmed

32. tangbunna

Posts: 488; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

it will be a bunch of water protections including pee-proof and spit-proof

2. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Ohhh Dear...that notch is real. Bye Bye pixel 3 XL. Wait start for pixel 4 XL.

6. cncrim

Posts: 1590; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Top will grown in people and they will buy it.

17. scarface21173

Posts: 701; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

You will be able to hide it

30. threeline

Posts: 320; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

Only if you buy the black one. Lol

40. KingSam

Posts: 1492; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

They all have black fronts.

3. JCASS889

Posts: 594; Member since: May 18, 2018

sooo where is the surprise google?

14. wabajak13

Posts: 57; Member since: Jan 02, 2018

For real, feels like a bait and switch. What's the point of being coy when we knew everything?

20. mel0524

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

In the last word of the lady. The surprise is the first ever google wireless charger.... Surprised enough? Lol

22. hjl2345

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

Probably the 3rd color? I don't know anymore...

38. slashas

Posts: 146; Member since: Jul 17, 2017

Surprise is the price :)

4. cncrim

Posts: 1590; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Damm smartphone $1000 price tag has arrive. consumers help rich getting richer.

13. wabajak13

Posts: 57; Member since: Jan 02, 2018

Hopefully more decent budget options tear into these luxury devices. Poco, Honor, OnePlus....they are our only hope (and others I am too lazy to list)

34. bucknassty

Posts: 1365; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

i think if they were 100 dollars cheaper it would be easier to convert people

5. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I was planning on getting the smaller Pixel but I can't do it with that price point.

39. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Seriously, I would be marginally ok with $700, but $800 for a midsized phone when I'm paying full price seems really steep.

7. stserb

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 08, 2018

>you think you know what we're gonna show? lol. blushing emoji Don't show anything surprisng, every single leak has been 100% accurate for like 9 months now. We even knew the colors it was going to come in. Google sucks now. I miss the Nexus team.

11. wabajak13

Posts: 57; Member since: Jan 02, 2018

Really disappointing. If they just shoved the insides into a 6P, it'd be killer....but they've sacrificed so much in their recent designs.

8. ahmadkun

Posts: 650; Member since: May 02, 2016

The 128 is $1000 .. i can't stop laughing

19. OneLove123

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Comes with a free pixel 3.

9. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2362; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Meh!!! I'll stick with OnePlus \m/

10. chris2k5

Posts: 291; Member since: Nov 17, 2012


12. cmdacos

Posts: 4302; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Ugliest phone of the year by far and certainly wouldn't consider the xl for myself because of the poor design however, Google continues to show that they are light years ahead of anyone AI and machine learning. It's not even a close race at this point. Well done Google. Improve your design and you may convince me one day.

15. gamehead unregistered

So I must have Verizon or Google Fi for this phone? Pass

18. savagx

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 15, 2015

You don't, there's unlocked version also

16. monkeyb

Posts: 413; Member since: Jan 17, 2018

The only thing I loved was the camera comparison. People who will say Google should not be comparing need to understand that when you beat the most popular device’s camera by a huge margin, you need to flaunt it. Apart from the camera, the presentation was horrible. The products felt average (stress on felt). So much talk about a new photo album. Sheesh.

23. hjl2345

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 11, 2018

I agree. The phone doesn't really have anything else going for it except the camera. Specs are a bit underwhelming, as they still use 4GB of storage on both the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Still no headphone jack, and the notch seems real thick, not to mention the large chin at the bottom which really defeats the purpose of having a notch I guess.

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