The sale of Google’s premium smartphones — Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL– has begun and both the devices are available at e-commerce website Flipkart. The Flipkart Plus and regular members can buy these devices in Clearly White, Just Black, and Not Pink colour options from November 1. Mumbai-based smartphone retailer Mahesh Telecom has reported that these devices are also available offline with an attractive exchange offer wherein the customers buying the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL can avail a free Google Home Mini on the exchange of existing Pixel and Nexus phones before November 7.
Notably, the exchange offer is available on selected offline retail stores. In case the Home Mini is not available at the store during the offer period, the customers will be provided with it as and when the stock becomes available. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are also available via Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Bajaj Electronics, and Vijay Sales offline stores from November 1.
The starting price for Google Pixel 3 in India is Rs. 71,000 for its 64GB variant and Rs. 80,000 for the 128GB storage model. If you want to buy its XL model, you have to pay Rs 83,000 for the 64GB storage variant and Rs. 92,000 for the 128GB storage model. Both these phones are available on online as well as offline stores.
Specifications: Google Pixel 3
The Google Pixel 3 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD+ flexible OLED display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels and has an aspect ratio of 18:9. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and is assisted by Adreno 630 GPU and 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
The Pixel 3 features a 12.2-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 1.4-micron pixel size, and 76-degree field-of-view. On the front side, the handset gets an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens and an 8-megapixel normal lens. The Pixel 3 is backed by 2,915mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. With single-SIM (Nano) compatibility, the Google Pixel 3 runs Android 9.0 Pie.
Specifications: Google Pixel 3 XL
The single-SIM (Nano) Google Pixel 3 XL runs Android 9.0 Pie and sports a bigger 6.3-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) flexible OLED display. The handset is operated by the same octa-core processor as Pixel 3 and the SoC is coupled with 630 GPU, 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 64GB/ 128GB onboard storage. The Pixel 3 XL sports the same set of camera lenses as the Pixel 3. There is a 3,430mAh battery under the hood with support for the 18W fast charging technology.