Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)

Full Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons, Should you Buy?

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Phone with the best smartphone camera in the world

Key Specs:
  • 6.3 inches, Bezel-less AMOLED 18.5:9 display with notch
  • 2.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 4 GB RAM, 128 GB Internal Storage, No microSD card slot
  • 12.2 MP camera with OIS, EIS, Dual 8 MP Front cameras
  • Android 9.0 Pie, 3430 mAh battery, Fast/ Wireless Charging
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Single SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0
  • IP68 Water & Dust resistant, Google Assistant, NFC
Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB) Price in India:

Availability Details:
Available both in online and offline stores.
OS Updates?
Will get fast future Android and Security updates for at least 3 years


  • The best smartphone cameras in the world
  • Camera app has great optimisations & features
  • Very beautiful, premium design with excellent feel
  • Great quality OLED display with narrow bezels
  • Amazing performance with SD 845
  • Stock Android with great exclusive features
  • Good battery backup + Fast charging
  • Wireless charging with the Pixel Stand is great
  • IP68 Water & Dust resistance
  • Good, one of the loudest stereo speakers
  • Great user experience


  • The big, tall notch wastes vertical screen space
  • No dual rear cameras for optical zoom or wide angle
  • No Face unlock
  • The matte finish back gets scratched easily
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • No notification LED
  • Single SIM
  • No expandable storage
  • Price should have been lower

Should You Buy?

Overall, the Google Pixel 3 XL is a great smartphone, especially for the camera lovers. It is the master of smartphone cameras, which is unparalleled in night photography. It has got a great design, great performance, great display, great hardware features & to get the best out of it, it has some good exclusive software features over the purest form of Android. Apart from its cameras & software, the Google Pixel 3 XL is mostly known for its big & ugly notch. Well it sure is ugly but, is not a deal breaker & one gets used to it in a few days. Although, the Google Pixel 3 XL also has few shortcomings like no 3.5mm jack, no microSD, no dual sim & more but, the biggest problem is its price, which is way too premium. So, it’s a very simple decision whether you should buy the Pixel 3 XL or not, just go with it if you want the absolute best smartphone camera otherwise, there are a few phones which are not too far behind in the camera department but are a better overall package.

Our Score
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User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)

Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB) VS its Top 3 Competitors:
₹ 29,999
What's better compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
Performance, More RAM, Design, Bigger screen, Bigger battery, More features
What's weaker compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
Rear camera, Selfies, Thicker
₹ 104,900
What's better compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
Performance, Design, Bigger screen, Display, Slimmer, More features
What's weaker compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
Rear camera, Selfies, Storage, Smaller battery
₹ 59,900
What's better compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
What's weaker compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB)?
Less RAM, Rear camera, Selfies, Smaller screen, Display, Storage, Smaller battery, Thicker, Less features

Google Pixel 3 XL Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Google Pixel 3 XL
Manufacturer Google
AnnouncedOctober 2018
ReleasedOctober 2018
BuildFront/back Gorilla Glass 5, Aluminium frame
Clearly White
Just Black
Not Pink
Dimensions158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight184 grams
ButtonsOn-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Screen Size6.3 inches
Display TypeBezel-less AMOLED, Always-on display with notch
ResolutionQHD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels)
Pixel Density523 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio18.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Area82.8% screen-to-body ratio
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Contrast Ratio100,000:1 Super Contrast Ratio
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive, Multitouch
Processor2.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
GPUAdreno 630
Internal128 GB
ExternalNo microSD card slot
Operating System
OS Android 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceStock Android
FeaturesGuaranteed fast Android version updates and Security updates from Google
Rear Camera12.2 MP camera with Dual LED flash
Detailsf/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, 76° FOV, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, EIS, HDR+, Portrait mode, Spectral + Flicker Sensor, Top Shot, Photobooth mode, Super Res Zoom, Slow motion, Night Sight
Video Recording2160p @30fps, 1080p @30/60/120fps, 720p @30/60/240fps
Front Camera8 MP + 8 MP Dual cameras
DetailsWide-angle lens: f/2.2 aperture, 107° FOV, Fixed Focus, Night Sight
Telephoto lens: f/1.8 aperture, 75° FOV, PDAF
Video Recording1080p @30fps, 720p @30fps, 480p @30fps
SIM SizeNano SIM
Capacity3430 mAh Li-Po battery
Fast ChargingYes, 18W Fast Charging (up to 7 hours of go with 15 min of charge)
Wireless ChargingYes, works with Qi-certified chargers
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
SecurityPixel Imprint (Fingerprint Scanner)
SensorsActive Edge (Squeezable edges), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Accelerometer, Android Sensor Hub, Advanced x-axis Haptics for sharper/defined response
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
LocationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
USB TypeUSB Type-C (3.1)
FM RadioNo
Infrared No
SpeakersDual front-firing stereo speakers
3.5mm Headphone JackNo (USB Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter included in the box)
MicrophoneOne primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Cellular Networks2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G BandsGSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G BandsHSDPA 850/ 900/ 1700(AWS)/ 1900/ 2100
4G BandsFDD-LTE B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B13, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B29, B30, B32, B66, B71 TDD-LTE B38, B39, B40, B41, B42, B46
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-Cat16 (5CA) 1024/75 Mbps
SAR Values
Other Features
Notification LEDNo
Water ResistanceYes, IP68 water and dust resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
AssistantBuilt-in Google Assistant with Squeezable edges to activate Assistant
In Box Contents
What's in the box?Google Pixel 3 XL, Quick Switch Adaptor, USB-C to 3.5 mm headphone adaptor, Quick Start Guide, USB-C to USB-C charging/data cable, Sim Ejector tool, Pixel USB-C earbuds
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
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Google Pixel 3 XL (128 GB) is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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