Google launches Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL in Taiwan

21 October, 2018, 00:46 | Author: Bennie Parsons
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She focuses on the XL model for this review, but both models share the same specs other than screen size.

Fans of big-screen phones will find a lot to love with the Google Pixel 3 XL, but it's a lot to hold onto. It runs Android 9.0 Pie on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 4GB RAM and your choice of 64 or 128GB storage.

This makes the Pixel 3 the first Pixel phone to be locker to a carrier, which some might find to be antithetical to the spirit of the Pixel. However, it remains unclear whether this is a temporary change or one which will be in effect permanently going forward with the two new Pixel phones.

Google's new flagship Pixel 3 XL smartphone features an AMOLED display made by Samsung, according to a teardown of the device from iFixit.

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL include the necessary modem hardware to work on all major USA carriers. This policy is part of an anti-theft initiative that Verizon rolled out earlier this year to discourage folks from stealing from its retail stores. While pre-orders are already shipping, you can now buy either of the third-generation Pixel phones directly from the Google Store, Project Fi, or from Verizon in the U.S., while United Kingdom readers will have to wait until November 1st to splash the cash. But the Pixel 3 devices are created to work on every major carrier. As a result, and following the news yesterday, Verizon likely found itself in a situation where it would have to accept back a number of returned/cancelled pre-orders, as well as a decreased number of new orders in the coming weeks - when the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are expected to generate the greatest number of sales.

At launch, there was an update related to an automatic overnight unlock on Pixel 3s, which also showed up on phones sold in Best Buy stores.



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