Google's Pixel 3 XL can now be bought in Hong Kong
Google’s new Pixel 3 phone isn’t due to be unveiled till tomorrow night, much less go on sale - but a shop in Hong Kong has already gotten a unit of the XL model and offered Engadget a close-up look.
As widely rumored, the Pixel 3 XL has a 6.3-inch, 2,960 x 1,440-pixel notched display and is powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC. The ‘Just Black’ model Engadget handled also sports 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a 3,430mAh battery. And of course, it runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
A dive into the camera app confirms that the Pixel 3 XL has a 12.2-megapixel primary camera on its back. On the front, we’ve a dual-camera setup (8MP), with one of the modules sporting a super-wide-angle lens to cater for group selfies. Video-wise, the rear camera tops out at 4K/30fps while the selfie camera is limited to 1080p.
The Engadget hands-on also shows the accessories that come with the phone: a pair of USB-C earphones, a USB-C-to–3.5mm adapter, a USB-C-to-USB-C cable, a USB-C-to-USB-A, dongle, as well as an 18W USB-C power adapter.
In addition to black, the Pixel 3 is expected to also come in white. Rumor has it that there's going to be a couple more colors, such as mint and pink (or ‘Sand’). There's also murmur that the Pixel 3 would support wireless charging.