Technology giant Google has today launched its upgrade lineup of Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones. The company has added a number of software upgrades to its new smartphones. To begin with, they are the first ever Made by Google smartphones to come with dual rear cameras and that too in a square camera bump. Other than this, they come with the latest Google Assistant and have some upgraded features in their cameras aimed at photography enthusiasts. If you have been planning to but a Pixel smartphone, it is very natural for you to compare the latest Pixel 4 smartphone to the Pixel 3 that was launched by the company last year. Here, we have compared the latest Pixel 4 smartphone with last year’s Pixel 3 so that you can read the specifications of both and decide which among the two handsets is better for you. Take a look:
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Google Pixel 4: 5.7-inch full-HD+ OLED Smooth display with a refresh rate of 90Hz.
Google Pixel 3: 5.5-inch full-HD+ flexible OLED display that has an aspect ratio of 18:9.
In terms of display, Google Pixel 4 will offer you marginally higher real estate. However, that is not what really sets the two apart since the difference is very negligible. The real difference between the two devices is that Pixel 4 automatically adjusts the refresh rate of its display from 90Hz to 60Hz in order to optimize the battery.
Google Pixel 4: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset.
Google Pixel 3: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC that has been used in the Pixel 4 is among the latest and the most powerful chipsets that are available right now. However, we should also mention that Google Pixel 3’s Snapdragon 845 SoC also promises a very smooth performance.
RAM and storage
Google Pixel 4: 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
Google Pixel 3: 4GB RAM, 64GB and 128GB storage models.
Google Pixel 4: Android 10.
Google Pixel 3: Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Was later upgraded to Android 10.
Google Pixel 4: 12MP primary lens and a 16MP telephoto portrait sensor with 2x zoom.
Google Pixel 3: 12.2MP dual-pixel rear camera with an f/1.8 lens.
The Pixel 4 is the first ever Made by Google smartphone to come with a dual rear camera setup. This is one among the key differences between the two handsets. Besides this, Google has also added a number of software upgrades to its camera app.
Google Pixel 4: An 8MP selfie camera with 1080p video resolution.
Google Pixel 3: An 8MP wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture along with 8MP lens.
Google Pixel 4: 2,800 mAh
Google Pixel 3: 2,915mAh
Surprisingly, the battery of the latest Pixel smartphone is smaller than that of the cell that was used in its predecessor. If battery is one of the aspects that concern you, you may want to choose the latter.
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