Google launched its first Pixel smartphones back in 2016 and even as new models have arrived every subsequent year since then, they have all been exclusive to Verizon in the United States. Customers could purchase them unlocked from Google but Verizon was the only carrier partner in the United States. That’s expected to change soon and now Sprint is also expected to carry the Pixel smartphones.
In the market for a new Pixel 3 smartphone? Google has just the offer for you. The company is celebrating the fourth birthday of Project Fi today and as part of the celebration, it’s offering the Pixel 3 handsets for half off. As is the case with any promotion, there are some caveats that you should be aware of.
Verizon has been Google’s exclusive carrier partner for its Pixel smartphones since 2016. Things might change this year as a new report claims that T-Mobile could soon start selling the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. This may open the door for future Pixel smartphones to land on T-Mobile as well in addition to Verizon.
Even though it has been almost five months since Google released the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the company’s mail-in repair center did not accept the new devices. This would make it difficult to get the device repaired from the company were it to get damaged. That finally changes today as the company’s mail-in repair center now accepts Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
There’s no shortage of HDR content on Netflix but the feature is only available on limited devices that have displays which can take advantage of the extended color gamut on the video streaming service. Netflix maintains a list of devices with HDR compatibility and while it hasn’t been updated to reflect this, it appears that the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have seemingly picked up Netflix HDR support.
Multiple reports have claimed that Google has “Lite” models of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in development. It appears that the company will be launching them early next year. A new report claims that Google is going to launch the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Lite on Verizon in Spring 2019.
The internet search giant announced its Google One paid cloud storage service earlier this year. It meant to separate the free version of Google Drive from this paid offering, which is essentially what Google One is, a paid version of Drive with a few more options. Those who subscribe to the service now stand to save a good chunk of money on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
RCS, the new standard of text messaging that will ultimately replace SMS for Android phones, will finally be rolling out on Verizon tomorrow. However, support will be limited to a couple of devices – the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to be precise. The carrier does say that it will eventually bring this functionality to other devices on its network in the future.
It wouldn’t be the launch of a new Pixel smartphone if early adopters didn’t find some issues with the device. Some of you may remember that there were reports of issues with the Pixel 2 XL’s LG OLED panels last year. This time around the larger model’s speakers are to blame. Some users have complained that they can hear a buzzing or distortion sound from their Pixel 3 XL’s speakers.
Google is yet to officially announce the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL even though both new devices have been thoroughly leaked. If that wasn’t enough, the Pixel 3 XL is already being sold as well even though the company hasn’t made the device official yet. Google’s event for the new handsets is scheduled for October 9th.
Google’s upcoming smartphones have been thoroughly leaked so there’s nothing that the company can surprise us with design-wise when it unveils the device in a few days. A new render has surfaced online of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, showing off both devices in the “Sand” finish. It’s essentially a pink color option for the device.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have been thoroughly leaked already. You have already seen multiple renders of the upcoming handsets and today a different kind of render has appeared online. It shows us Google’s wireless charging stand for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL which may be launched as the Pixelstand.
There has been no shortage of leaks concerning Google’s upcoming smartphones. We have seen plenty of live images and even a proper unboxing video. However, the leaks keep on coming, and today we get to see the “official” press renders of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have been following up on the previous leaks then there’s not much in these images that would surprise you.
The Google Pixel 3 XL leaks have been all over the internet these past few weeks as quite a few units have made their way into the wild. We have even seen a proper unboxing video of the handset even though the company is yet to confirm when this device will be launched. A new set of Pixel 3 XL images have leaked online because someone left behind a unit […]