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Google Pixel 3XL

Specifications

Google Pixel 3XL
Google Pixel 3XL (Pixel Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.3 inch 18.5:9, 2960 x 1440 pixel 522 PPI, capacitive, OLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR Support (UHDA certification), glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
NFC, Sensors: Active Edge, Back-mounted Pixel Imprint™ fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyrometer, Magnetometer, Barometer, Android Sensor Hub, Advanced x-axis haptics for sharper/defined response, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) || CDMA EVDO Rev A: BC0/BC1/BC10 || WCDMA: W1/W2 || FDD-LTE: Bands⁷ 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25*/ 26/28/29/32/66*/71 || TD-LTE: Bands 38*/39/40/41*/42/46, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 158 x 76.7 ( = 0.31 x 6.22 x 3.02 in)
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix 1.4μm, f/1.8, video 1080p @30fps, 60fps, 120fps; video 720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix Dual: 8MP (f/2.2) + 8MP (f/1.8)
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 85.96% - good
Average of 24 scores (from 51 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 89%, features: 80%, display: 88% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Google Pixel 3XL

80% Google Pixel 3 XL review: All about premium software
Source: The Indian Express English
Pixel 3 XL is for those who want a premium Android phone with a camera experience unlike any other, without any of the jazz about three or four sensors at the back. It is also for those who want an Android experience which gets upgraded regularly. However, Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL users might not see much point in upgrading, considering there’s not such a bump in hardware or performance. Plus, most of the camera features of Pixel 3 will be coming to Pixel 2 phones. It is software afterall.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones are not without their issues, the notch is annoying but can easily be hidden with an app if that is your whim or just left in full view (yes, you do get used to it). just like so many other phones.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Pixel 3 XL Review
Source: Mobygyaan English
Google emphasizes a lot on its software features, it’s fast, clean, minimalist. Taking photos on Pixel 3 XL is a great experience, this could be your next pocket camera smartphone if you love taking photos. The base variant offers 4 GB RAM that may not sound worthy for the price it holds, it also doesn’t seem a remarkable jump from the predecessor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/29/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone
Source: Pocket Lint English
In many ways the experience of the Pixel 3 XL is enough to keep its rivals at bay. While other flagships get cluttered and overcomplex, the Pixel 3 is serene by comparison, acting as the Android poster phone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL first impressions
Source: Android Guys English
It’s really hard for us to justify spending upwards of $1,000 for a phone, regardless of the brand. Not from Samsung, not from LG, and not from Google. Having the luxury of testing other “flagship” models from different brands that run a fraction of the cost tells us we can certainly live without the big-name stuff.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/26/2018
80% Google Pixel 3XL review: The search for the best camera phon ..
Source: Gadget Show English
Clearly, this year Google has focussed more on the software ..
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
74% Google Pixel 3 XL Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Google Pixel 3 XL continues to deliver on the promise of jaw-dropping imaging performance. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 paired with Android 9.0 make the Pixel 3 XL a solid performer for any and every task, regardless of how demanding it may be. However, for a smartphone priced at Rs 83,000 for the 64GB variant, the Google Pixel 3 XL feels grossly overpriced, given that it doesn't support expandable storage, doesn't sport an HDR10 compliant display and still doesn't have a secondary rear camera. The Pixel 3 XL asks a huge premium for the peace of mind that every time you take a photo, you're going to have a winner on your hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 74%
92% Google Pixel 3 XL review: Constant surprise and delight
Source: Zdnet.com English
As I stated at the top of this review, the Pixel 3 XL is the Android phone to beat. Google delivers a complete experience with the Pixel 3 XL. Battery life, performance, the camera, and the small software customizations are currently unmatched.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 92%
80% Google Pixel 3 XL Review: Yet Another Stunning Camera, Yet Another Boring Design
Source: Tech2 English
If it's a great deal you're looking for, I'd suggest the Pixel 2 XL instead. It's selling for half the price of the Pixel 3 XL and will soon be getting the bulk of the latter's camera features.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL review: The Android iPhone
Source: Android Authority English
The Google Pixel 3 takes what's good about the iPhone and applies it to Android. Whether you think that's a good or a bad thing, the Pixel 3 needs to be experienced to be fully understood. It is one of the best Android phones you can buy right now and quite possibly has the best camera available.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2018
90% Google Pixel 3 XL review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone you can buy today. The display is outstanding, the design is finally premium and the camera is the best ever on a smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Source: PC Mag English
The Google Pixel 3 is the best small Android phone you can buy with the latest specs, impressive camera capabilities, and genuinely innovative AI features.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2018
80% Google Pixel 3 XL
Source: PC Mag English
The Pixel 3 XL is a big, powerful pure Android phone that puts all things Google front and center, though we prefer wrapping our hands around its smaller sibling.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
89% Google Pixel 3 XL review:
Source: CNet English
The Pixel 3 XL is pricey for a phone with no expandable memory, but its standout camera and premium hardware make it one of the best phones of the year.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL review: Much ado about notching
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL aren't perfect. But from a features and software standpoint, I do think Google has knocked it out of the park again. This is also a time where something approaching design fatigue is becoming increasingly obvious, and a lot flagships phones are starting to look uncannily similar to each other, and to their predecessors. Software is one of the areas where companies can continue to throw in fresh ideas and innovate, and Google is doing this wonderfully. The Pixel 3 phones may not be the swankiest kids on the block, but they deliver where it counts. And sometimes, maybe substance matters more than flair.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/16/2018
85% Google Pixel 3 XL review: Best Android phone, best phone camera. Yet again
Source: India Today English
I am going to keep this simple. The answer is "absolutely". If you want a phone with the best camera, get the Pixel 3 XL. If you want a phone that will get the latest Android updates, and will get the clean Google's Android, get the Pixel 3 XL. If you want the best Android phone, get the Pixel 3 XL, or the Pixel 3 that costs less at price of Rs 71,000. At a starting price of Rs 83,000 it is also an expensive phone but unlike the Pixel 2 XL, this time around it is also a phone that gives you more for the money you spent on it, whether it is the screen, design or the camera. It's just that it's still not the best phone for most people. That in my opinion remains the iPhone XS, although that phone also costs more with a starting price of Rs 99,900.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL go live – first look
Source: Gadgetguy English
What I will say is that I would be perfectly happy with the Pixel 3 or XL. And I was impressed with the Quick Switch Adapter (USB-A female to USB-C) and software that transferred everything from my Note9 very efficiently. It also works with iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Phone transfer. In Android to Android transfers the worst it will ask for is a password to activate the app, (e.g. email etc.).
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2018
90% Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Officially available on October 18, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL start at $799 and $899, respectively. These prices seem bang on considering the competition and the kind of value that you get out of these devices, so we can’t be annoyed by the price increase from last year’s Pixels. For the Android purist, the Material Design appreciator, and the camera buff – these are the Android phones to get right now.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% The Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL Review: Industry-Leading Camera
Source: Best Products English
Like all Google phones that came before them, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL offer an experience that goes well beyond hardware specs. The phones sit on the cutting edge of the Android platform, and represent Google’s vision about the present and future of its own mobile ecosystem. If you are shopping for a new Android phone, you need to have these two on your shortlist of options.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules
Source: PC World English
The Pixel 3 XL doesn't have the best specs, the best design, or the best price. But it has a stellar user experience you can't get in any other Android phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixel 3 XL review: Greatness with a hideous notch
Source: Neowin English
The Google Pixel 3 XL is an excellent device. My biggest issues with it are the hideous notch and the cellular connectivity issues that I had, and I assume that my connectivity issues are either device-specific or will be fixed in a firmware update. Other than that, everything just works, and it's just a really pleasant device to use.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
A weekend with the Pixel 3 XL: The camera proved its worth
Source: Zdnet.com English
While Jason will post a review of the larger Pixel 3 XL, I'll be following up with my thoughts on the smaller model that I bought from Google. Let me know if you have any questions to address in my formal review. After a few days of use, it is possible that the Google Pixel 3 XL may knock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from the top of my 10 best smartphones list.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2018
80% Google Pixel 3 XL review
Source: Stuff TV English
It’s not a dramatic revolution but the latest Pixel is still one of the best Androids, and a great Android 9 showcase.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Overall, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are a marked improvement over last year's models and from what we can see, they don't really have any deal-breaking flaw other than very high price tag. They are well-built, look great, have solid performance, and continue to shoot amazing photographs, thanks to great software. If we were to pick our favourite of the two, we'd recommend getting the Pixel 3 XL over the Pixel 3. The bigger battery and the larger, higher resolution display simply makes for a better experience.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
80% Google Pixel 3 XL review: Tech’s worst kept secret is a super handset
Source: It Pro English
The Pixel 3 XL is one of the best phones around, with a spectacular camera and some great software under the hood. Unfortunately, it doesn't do enough to justify its high asking price - especially not in the face of such stiff competition from other brands.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL Review: Third time’s a charm [Video]
Source: Toptenreviews English
For me, it’s more than worth it. I would pick the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL not only over most other Android phones, but even over the latest iPhones (even the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, which are far more expensive). But I’m also highly invested in Google’s ecosystem, I’m a sucker for little details like the soft touch back, and I have a near compulsive need to use Android the way Google intends it.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
90% Pixel 3 and 3 XL review: Google’s hardware takes a backseat to software
Source: Engadget English
The Pixel 3 XL would be a superb big-screen phone if its notch weren’t so polarizing. If you don’t like the fact that this notch is bigger than rival phones and don’t want to use the software fix to mask it, the Pixel 3 XL isn’t for you. But if you can live with those caveats, the Pixel 3 XL is a long-lasting, powerful flagship with a brilliant display, capable cameras and the best of Google’s software smarts.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules
Source: Greenbot English
The Pixel 3 XL doesn't have the best specs, the best design, or the best price. But it has a stellar user experience you can't get in any other Android phone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL Review: Killer Camera, Android Refined
Source: Hot Hardware English
Pricing here is somewhat competitive as well. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL start at $799 and $899, respectively, for the 64GB models. That’s not cheap when you consider phones like the One Plus 6 are available for hundreds less, but in the overall landscape (and certainly compared to Apple's iPhone XS), the new Pixels aren’t the most expensive flagships either. Ultimately, Google seems to have balanced things nicely with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, do yourself a favor and check them out.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
85% Google Pixel 3 And 3 XL Review: The Best Camera Gets A Better Phone
Source: The Verge English
We only have three years of Google-made phones to look at, so it’s too early to tell if the company is going to fall into an Apple-esque pattern of alternating between big, flashy phones one year and “S-year” updates the next. But to me, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are quite a bit like the S-year iPhones.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Review: All the small things
Source: Mobile Syrup English
There's not been a moment where the Pixel 3 hasn't surprised or delighted with some aspect of its user experience.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Hands-on with the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Source: Hardware Zone English
Google's Pixel 3 smartphones are probably one of the worst kept secrets in the entirety of tech history. The phones leaked in their entirety in weeks leading up to launch, and one retailer in Hong Kong even started selling the Pixel 3 XL ahead of time.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Google’s phones are all about the camera and that’s once again the case here. This is shaping up to be the camera phone to beat.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2018
Hands on: Google Pixel 3 XL review
Source: Techradar English
An accomplished smartphone that doesn't dazzle with headline-grabbing features, but one that's set to delight with all-round performance and a strong camera offering.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are not the most revolutionary smartphones to come out in 2018, nor are they among the most interesting. They are what Google has always envisioned them to be - minimalist, fast, secure and great at capturing outstanding images.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/09/2018
90% Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
So, what’s all this going to cost you? Well, the Pixel 3 starts at Rs. 71,000 while the Pixel 3 XL starts at Rs. 83,000. This is a Rs. 10,000 bump in price compared to last year’s model, which was to be expected we guess. It’s definitely going to be a challenge for Google this year, considering how competing flagships from Samsung retail for much less these days. The Pixel phones have always been about the camera but when you go this high up the price bracket, people are looking for the best all-round experience, which Google needs to nail. From what we’ve seen, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL seem like a definite step-up from their predecessors in terms of design and the way they feel. The question is, are they worth it? We’ll be testing them over the next couple of days so stay tuned for the full review coming soon.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL hands on (Updated with video!)
Source: Android Authority English
After days weeks months of rumors, leaks, and a whole lot of hype, the Pixel 3 is finally here. It’s hard to believe we’re already at the third anniversary of Google’s emergence as a true hardware company. Time flies, as they say.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Hands-on: It’s all about the software
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Moreover, all of the camera features Google introduced work well, in some cases incredibly so, but none of them feel exactly revolutionary.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018

Foreign Reviews

90% Google zeigt allen, wie ein Smartphone funktionieren muss
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixel 3 XL as Software-Smartphone
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL Ein gelungener Ableger der Google Pixel-Serie?
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL Zweiter Eindruck mit Leistungstest
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2018
88% Google Pixel 3 XL Liebe auf den zweiten Blick
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% features: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Google Pixel 3 XL Für Puristen das perfekte Handy
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2018
Kamera und Software machen wieder den Unterschied
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Google steckt viel KI in eine Kamera
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2018
90% Google Pixel 3 XL
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixel 3 y Pixel 3 XL, primeras impresiones: la pelea por la mejor cámara es más software que hardware
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; premium design; solid workmanship; decent hardware.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2018
Google Pixel 3 XL hands-on: il notch è reale (e costoso)
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; nice cameras; great display; wireless charging.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Prise En Main Du Google Pixel 3 Xl, Le Smartphone Le Plus Utile
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018
Prise en main du Google Pixel 3 XL : une entrée en France avec un notch
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; decent dual cameras; wireless charging; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/09/2018

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
845: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2018 and manufactured in 10 nm LPP FinFET at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 385 cores (Cortex-A75) at up to 2.8 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 385 at 1.8 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X20 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.3":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.184 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Google:

Since 2012 Google has also distributed tablets and smartphones. These products are frequently tested. While Google is not one of the most important hardware manufacturers, the customer interest is higher than in various East Asian manufacturers.
The products achieve above average ratings in the reviews (as of 2016).


85.96%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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