Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL – the latest flagship smartphones from Google – were launched at the company’s ‘Made by Google’ hardware event in New York on Tuesday. The search giant alongside unveiled two other products – the Google Home Hub and the Pixel Slate. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL come with various upgrades over their respective predecessors in terms of cameras, design, processor, and more. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are not too different from each other, and the biggest differences are in terms of display, battery, and design. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL sport 5.5-inch and 6.3-inch displays respectively and come in three colour variants. The key highlights of the smartphones include Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB RAM, 12.2-megapixel rear camera, dual selfie cameras, and more. However, the most interesting thing that comes with the new Pixel handsets is the Pixel Stand for a fast wireless charging experience, that also enables the smartphones to be used at the same time. The new generation also gets a brand new colour variant, called Not Pink.
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL price in India
Google Pixel 3 price in India starts at Rs. 71,000 for the 64GB variant, going up to Rs. 80,000 for the 128GB variant. The Google Pixel 3 XL price in India starts at Rs. 83,000 for the 64GB variant, going up to Rs. 92,000 for the 128GB variant. The pre-orders for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL start from October 11 and they will then go on sale on November 1, via both online and offline stores. The Pixel Stand will also be available in India, and will be priced at Rs. 6,900. The company has listed Flipkart, Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Bajaj Electronics, and Vijay Sales as its retail partners. The company notes that the Pixel 2 XL (64GB) will continue to be sold at Rs. 45,499.
As part of the pre-order offers, Google says consumers will be able to buy the Pixel 3 at no-cost EMIs starting from Rs. 3,944 per month. Current Google Pixel and Nexus phone owners will have special loyalty offers from Flipkart, as well as offline retail partners. Flipkart is also listing offers, including 50 percent buyback value if you upgrade to a new Pixel device within 12 months of purchase; Rs. 5,000 off on HDFC credit and debit cards, as well as netbanking; extra Rs. 4,000 off on exchange, and finally, no-cost EMIs up to 18 months.
In the US, the Google Pixel 3 price starts at $799 (roughly Rs. 59,200) for the 64GB variant, going up to $899 (roughly Rs. 66,600) for the 128GB variant. The Google Pixel 3 XL price starts at $899, going up to $999 (roughly Rs. 74,000) for the 128GB variant. In the US, the Pixel Stand is priced at $79 (roughly Rs. 5,900).
Notably, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be available in Clearly White, Just Black, and Not Pink colour models.