Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL price, release date and carrier availability
by Daniel Petrov / Oct 09, 2018, 11:09 AM
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).
- Display 5.5" 1080 x 2160 pixels
- Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2500 MHz
- Storage 128 GB
- Battery 2915 mAh
Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011
Looks like a great phone!!! Camera is amazing. Blows away my XS Max camera capability.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:10 AM 0
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any mention of water resistance?
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:32 AM 0
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Ohhh Dear...that notch is real. Bye Bye pixel 3 XL. Wait start for pixel 4 XL.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:11 AM 8
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You will be able to hide it
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:19 AM 1
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sooo where is the surprise google?
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:12 AM 10
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Damm smartphone $1000 price tag has arrive. consumers help rich getting richer.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:13 AM 7
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I was planning on getting the smaller Pixel but I can't do it with that price point.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:14 AM 8
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>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.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:14 AM 2
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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.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:17 AM 8
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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.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:19 AM 3
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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.
posted on Oct 09, 2018, 11:30 AM 2
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