Here's what comes inside the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL retail boxes

Here's what comes inside the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL retail boxes
Alleged image of the Google Pixel 3 XL

Earlier today, a black unit of the Google Pixel 3 XL was pictured alongside its official retail box. And just a few hours later, what appears to be the same unit has been photographed again, although this time the contents of the box are visible too.

As showcased earlier today, the exterior of the box contains an image of the smartphone’s rear along with the Google “G” in the top-left corner and the official name towards the right. Opening this up, the first thing that is understood to be visible is the typical quick start guide which also contains the SIM tray ejector tool. Once these are taken out, the Pixel 3 XL will be in full view, although beneath this will be a new pair of USB Type-C Pixel Buds. These were initially set to be shipped with last year’s Pixel 2. But due to some issues, this didn’t happen.

Elsewhere within the box, Google has placed a white USB-C to USB-C cable alongside a 3.5mm to USB Type-C dongle. Another item present is a regular USB to USB Type-C adapter.

The Google Pixel 3 XL will go official next week alongside the regular Pixel 3, a next-generation Chromecast, and the Google Home Hub. In terms of a release, pre-orders will commence on October 9 immediately after the event and the smartphone will be available to purchase in three colors: black, pink, and white.

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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. rj_78

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

4 Gigs? Oh man.

3. Atechguy0

Posts: 918; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

There is nothing wrong with 4 GB of RAM. The vast majority of apps use very little RAM. It's the big games that take up a lot of RAM.


Posts: 417; Member since: Sep 29, 2015

Far from a iPhone fan but it's software optimization that wins. 4gb of ram on a iPhone outdoors 6-8 gb of ram on Android. Pixel clean software trumps adding more ram.

16. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Not really, iPhone apps keep refreshing/ relaunching when switching the active apps. while 6-8GB android phones managed to keep everything in memory. The only reason for Apple to use 4GB of RAM is because it's cheaper, not because it have better optimization, or anything else, you and them know this really well.

21. theviolinist

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 03, 2018

you have no idea what you're talking about

2. Lanx1998

Posts: 59; Member since: Mar 06, 2017

How much big this phone is? Looks way too big in the header image.

4. Allday28

Posts: 340; Member since: Nov 19, 2010

Probably cause it’s a tiny woman holding the phone. They do the same trick in porn.

5. joshuaswingle

Posts: 640; Member since: Apr 03, 2018

6.7-inch display + huge bottom chin = quite big

8. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I'm assuming it's the same size as last year's XL, just with more screen. And that damned notch.

17. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

That's impossible, last year's XL is 6 inch, they can't just put notch, and magically make it 6.7inch. For comparison, V40 is slightly taller than Pixel 2 XL, and have tiny chin, but only have 6.4 inch screen. Closest comparison is with Ulefone T2 Pro which have 6.7inch notched screen and chin,970;1

7. rsiders

Posts: 1975; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Boy these leaksters love leaking the ugly one don't they?

9. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Nice to see them bundle USB-C earbuds this year. I'll use them.

13. japkoslav

Posts: 1517; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Why, you don't own 5$ headphones already? I wonder who puts headphones usable to listening in a box with a phone? Sometimes Sony, LG (not those made by LG)?

18. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Eh, it's nice to have a backup pair for when Bluetooth buds die.

10. jibraihimi

Posts: 815; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

At least they are not acting cheap like Apple, and bundling usb c to 3.5mm adaptor in the box

11. rsiders

Posts: 1975; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

And they'll both come in at least $150 cheaper than the iPhone Xs as well fir their respective base models.

15. mrochester

Posts: 1021; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Yeah customers definitely value android far less than iOS. That’s why it has to be cheaper.

22. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1083; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

It's cheaper because they have competition, unlike iOS devices that only compete with themselves

12. dnomadic

Posts: 424; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I tried.... I REALLY tried. I have purchased the iPhone XS Max 256gb. I still haven't it or the watch....tried waiting on some info that would keep me Google but it has t happened yet... Google, the box on my iPhone has not been opened...give me something before I give in and open the phone.

14. japkoslav

Posts: 1517; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Open the box, don't act like a drama queen.

19. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Don't open the box! It's just Gwyneth Paltrow's head again.

24. dnomadic

Posts: 424; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

This is emotional... I hate to give in to the empire, but the Xs Max looks great and I don't want to be one of those people that open a product then returns it costing the companies pennies to resell it (though that cost is built in to the phone already)

25. Paximos

Posts: 283; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

Be the most interesting man on earth, Open the box, you won't regret it and drink a Dos Equis beer

20. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Overlooked and oddly not mentioned but likely includes a fast charger in that box too.

23. BullaBoss

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Pixel 3 $750 to compete with iPhone Xr just wait. And $1000 for XL

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