Google Pixel 3 XL Review
Date: 10 January 2019
Google Pixel 3 XL Review: With being one of the leading tech giants, Google has released the Pixel 3 XL. So it’s obvious that everyone wanna to know about how it is and what updates did google made in comparison with its previous version, so hereafter using Pixel 3XL our experts have reviewed the flagship device, here is how it is.
Google hasn’t worked on the design of the phone that much but it has changed a bit in compare with Pixel 2 XL. With a glass-and-aluminum at the back of the phone, it has made the phone shine more, it has a shiny glass on the top and a textured matte glass finish for the rest 80% battery.
The Pixel 3 XL is easier to hold in the hand but you may have to use two hands to operate the phons as its more slippery in compare with the Pixel 3XL. The glass design also offers two benefits the first the is the LTE signal will pass through the glass more easily, so it’s gonna to make the internet a bit faster, and as it has wireless charging with it so it is also gonna to benefit that.
The Pixel has got a little smooth corner, everything has been rounded and flattened, so it gives the hardware of phone the look as the material design has. The frame edge is polished and the fingerprint sensor is flatter.
The Pixel 3XL have included a 3.5 mm headphone jack, but this time it has USB-C earbuds in the box. the Pixel is available in 3 colors, Clearly White, Just Black and a pinkish Not Pink.
Screen, notch and bezel
The pixel has an OLED display of 6.3 inches with the screen with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. A QHD+ resolution, and HDR Support with true black levels.it has a higher quality screen compared to the P-OLED Pixel 2 XL screen.
The size of the Bezels with the screen to body ratio of 83% the bigger screen has the dimensions of 158 x 76.7 x 7.9mm.
When you look at the notch they have taken two steps forward and one step backward, the notch is cut out at the top. While using the phone on the daily basis, it gets hard to ignore the notch.
We all know about the camera quality google delivers with each release. This time in Pixel 3 XL has 3 cameras at the rear. As as we can guess it delivered blade sharp images. When we read it somewhere the Google Pixel does;t have the best camera with f/1.8 aperture and 12 megapixels but when we click photos with the camera we can feel the difference.
For the picture processing, Google has included a dedicated Pixel Visual Core chip and machine-learning software which makes every photo stunning. As we all know Google is perfect at data processing.
When everybody is putting two cameras at the back, Google is one step ahead from all of them. It has 2 front facing camera which gives you eye-catching selfies. Both of the cameras are of 8MP. The main camera has a normal 75 degree of view while another camera has a 97-degree field of view.
As we all know Google has a huge data of images, and machine learning techniques, so the camera app by Google is all full-featured with AI, so it can improve your photography experience, it can automatically clean up the image, boost the colors and can also do many edits at its own, and after seeing the images you will be wow.
Specs and performance
Google Pixel is using the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. and yes I would say that it will be the best way to experience android pie with a big screen and material design.
The new Pixel comes with Stock android software, which is gonna to give you a pure Android feel. On the name of change, Google has downsized the navigation buttons so you may have to learn some new gestures.
The changed in the UI has also made some room for the notch. The time and notification icons will be on the left side of the screen. And the icons for network and battery life will be in right. The on-screen volume slider will appear on the right, while a small toggle button at the top of the slide dictates whether you’re in ring/vibrate/silent mode.
With the new OS, you will also notice the change in the battery life of your phone, and thankfully it’s gonna to save the battery. The adaptive battery life uses ai to predict which app you will use next and based on that it will allow or disallow apps to run in the background. It also looks at your surrounding to save the battery.
With the Pixel 3XL, we have the best camera ever, with a color-rich 6.3-inch OLED screen. This is the best phone in the market if the notch is not a problem for you and can hold a bigger smartphone in your hand with ease. With a machine learning camera software, the camera is working great.
With the faster hardware and android pie, this phone will be great for anyone, and for those who want to experience android pie stock then this is the best option to go with.