Google’s latest flagship smartphones, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, have gone on sale in India today. You can buy the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from Flipkart, Reliance Digital, Airtel Stores, Croma and other select offline stores.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are available at a starting price of Rs 71,000 and Rs 83,000 respectively. The high-end variants of both the devices, which come with 128GB storage, cost Rs 80,000 and Rs 92,000 respectively. The base model has 64GB storage. Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL comes in Clearly White, Just Black and Not Pink colour options. The two smartphones were launched at Google’s annual hardware event on October 9 and went on pre-orders in India on October 11.
As a part of the launch offer, Flipkart is offering a 50% buyback value on both the devices. Furthermore, an exchange of up to Rs 17,900 is also available. Axis Bank Buzz credit card holders will get a discount of 10% and HDFC Bank credit and debit card holders will get a 5% cashback on EMI transactions. No cost EMI is also available.
If you are an existing Pixel or Nexus owner, you can exchange your smartphone for the new flagships. The company is also giving the Google Home Mini as a part of the exchange offer.
Coming to the specifications of the smartphones, Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL come with a dual front camera setup with 8MP+8MP sensors. Although dual rear cameras have become the new norm, Google’s sport a 12.2MP primary camera. Google’s devices have always been known for their exceptional cameras. And this time too, the company has added the op Shot, Group Selfie and Night Sight features to cater to those who love smartphone photography.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with 4GB RAM and the smartphones run Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. The smartphones come with Andreno 630 GPU.
The two differ only in terms of display and battery. While Google Pixel 3 mobile features a 5.5-inch FHD+ display, Pixel 3 XL sports a 6.3 QHD+ display. Google Pixel 3’s screen has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and that of Pixel 3 XL comes with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. In terms of battery, Pixel 3 houses a 2,195mAh battery and the bigger sibling packs a 3,430mAh battery.