Google Pixel 3 XL (64 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, 64 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 (64 GB) Price in India:

 83,000
on
Variants:
Availability Details:
Available both in online and offline stores.
OS Updates?
Will get fast future Android and Security updates for at least 3 years


Strength

  • 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

Weakness

  • 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
91
Out of 100
Performance:
82%
Rear Camera:
100%
Front Camera:
95%
Battery:
67%
Value for Money:
47%
User Experience:
90%

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What's weaker compared to Google Pixel 3 XL (64 GB)?
Rear camera, Selfies, Thicker
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Rear camera, Selfies, Smaller battery
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Less RAM, Rear camera, Selfies, Smaller screen, Display, Smaller battery, Thicker, Less features

Google Pixel 3 XL Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Google Pixel 3 XL
Manufacturer Google
Announced October 2018
Released October 2018
Body
Build Front/back Gorilla Glass 5, Aluminium frame
Colors
Clearly White
Just Black
Not Pink
Dimensions 158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight 184 grams
Buttons On-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Display
Screen Size 6.3 inches
Display Type Bezel-less AMOLED, Always-on display with notch
Resolution QHD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels)
Pixel Density 523 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio 18.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Area 82.8% screen-to-body ratio
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Contrast Ratio 100,000:1 Super Contrast Ratio
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multitouch
Performance
Processor 2.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 4 GB
GPU Adreno 630
Storage
Internal 64 GB
External No microSD card slot
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface Stock Android
Features Guaranteed fast Android version updates and Security updates from Google
Cameras
Rear Camera 12.2 MP camera with Dual LED flash
Details f/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 Recording 2160p @30fps, 1080p @30/60/120fps, 720p @30/60/240fps
Front Camera 8 MP + 8 MP Dual cameras
Details Wide-angle lens: f/2.2 aperture, 107° FOV, Fixed Focus, Night Sight
Telephoto lens: f/1.8 aperture, 75° FOV, PDAF
Video Recording 1080p @30fps, 720p @30fps, 480p @30fps
SIM
SIM Single SIM
SIM Size Nano SIM
Battery
Capacity 3430 mAh Li-Po battery
Fast Charging Yes, 18W Fast Charging (up to 7 hours of go with 15 min of charge)
Wireless Charging Yes, works with Qi-certified chargers
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
Security Pixel Imprint (Fingerprint Scanner)
Sensors Active Edge (Squeezable edges), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Accelerometer, Android Sensor Hub, Advanced x-axis Haptics for sharper/defined response
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Location GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
USB Type USB Type-C (3.1)
FM Radio No
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sound
Speakers Dual front-firing stereo speakers
3.5mm Headphone Jack No (USB Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter included in the box)
Microphone One primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Cellular Networks 2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G Bands GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Bands HSDPA 850/ 900/ 1700(AWS)/ 1900/ 2100
4G Bands FDD-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
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-Cat16 (5CA) 1024/75 Mbps
SAR Values
Head -
Body -
Other Features
Notification LED No
Water Resistance Yes, IP68 water and dust resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Assistant Built-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.
Google Pixel 3 XL Review:

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Google Pixel 3 XL (64 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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