KitGuru Says: Google will be giving the Pixel lineup a complete refresh this year, with two new Pixel 3 smartphones and a new tablet. That could be Google being embarassed about all the leaks, but it could also be Google's way of hinting that there's something exciting coming tomorrow that we don't know about. It is called a complete Handset Retail Box in my way.
The Pixel 3 with a 5.5-inch and Pixel 3 XL with a 6.3-inch screen (both OLED) are your pure Android options for 2018, the latter phone having a deep notch cut out at the top. We can speculate much more from the event which is scheduled to commence at 11 AM (8PM IST) onwards. Google Assistant Revamped with New Interface for Android Smartphones.
The leaked photo showed the charging stand is primarily made up of one circular puck for the base, oval shape for the back of the stand.
Google Pixel 3 packs a 2915mAh battery while the Pixel 3 XL comes with a 3430mAh battery.
Following which, Google Pixel 3 XL unboxing videos started surfacing on YouTube. The phone will be available in three colours- Clearly White, Just Black, and Not Pink. Dubbed Google Home Hub, the new AI-powered smart speaker will boast a display akin to the Amazon Echo Show.
The Google Pixel Slate is rumored to arrive as laptop-tablet hybrid which means it will be equipped with a detachable keyboard.
Analysts are also expecting Google to add higher resolution and more cameras to the Pixel, whose first two generations attracted rave reviews for its high-quality pictures.
Both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL feature a 12.2MP single sensor on the rear and feature exclusive in-camera Google Lens suggestions that work real-time.
The back of the Pixel 3 phones are expected to be entirely glass, with the bottom half once again coated in a matte paint to give it that two-tone look. In India, Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to launch in the October second week. As a live feed will take over the Pixel 3 screen allowing you to see who is there. Plus, the Pixel 3 family is expected to have an Active Edge feature that was sported on the Pixel 2 models past year. It can connect with your smart devices, but unlike its competitors, it doesn't contain a camera, which is probably a good thing considering these announcements came right after a massive Google+ data breach was reported.