Pixel 3 release date
Google will once again target an Oct. 4 launch for the Pixel 3. That’s according to findings from YouTuber Brandon Lee, who posts content to the This Is Tech Today channel. Lee found a listing for the Pixel 3 on Google’s Famebit marketing platform, a service companies use to connect with creators.
Credit: Rozetked.meGoogle was apparently looking to court Canadian creators interested in switching to the Pixel 3, to relate their experience to viewers. In the post, Google explicitly shares that the Pixel 3 will launch on Oct. 4.
This wasn’t the first time an October release date was linked to the handset — Bloomberg reported as much earlier in the year. Once again, Verizon has been tipped to be the phones’ exclusive carrier, though unlocked models will presumably also be made available again. Foxconn will be responsible for manufacturing, based on a report from Winfuture.
Back in March, Valuewalk also stated that Google was planning an October launch. Last year, Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on Oct. 4, and began selling them on Oct. 19. The release window gave Google a decent buffer away from the September launches of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
Pixel 3 leaks
The pixel 3 and 3 xl leaks preserve coming, and these days, 9to5google reports extra details on both devices’ camera setups. The record says that each gadgets’ rumored dual, front-facing cameras will residence one extensive-angle sensor, so customers can take “splendid selfies.” those cameras might additionally ship with an stepped forward portrait mode. Google seems to be sticking with the single, rear-facing with camera.
Each leak we’ve visible to this point shows that google is leaning into the notch trend with one on the top of both devices, and 9to5google says that the twin-camera device might be used to create a new facial recognition system, but the book’s source didn’t deliver much within the manner of confirmation. This source also tells 9to5google that the phones will ship with a new visual middle chip that’ll allow for added capability. But again, there are no information supplied.
Wide-angle selfies are not anything new. Lg’s g6 cellphone, among others, lets in customers to take wide-perspective selfies. It’s a pleasing function, specially in case you’re taking pics with a group. Meanwhile, a russian tech blog posted leaks of the pixel three itself this week, in addition to images taken from the pixel 3 xl’s cameras. They look excellent, in the event that they’re valid. Google’s pixel phones are acknowledged for their outstanding photographic skills, so there’s no question it’ll be a focus of the enterprise’s announcement.
Another Pixel 3 XL leak highlights an updated camera app, included earbuds, and more
Portrait mode now allows you to choose between Natural and Soft face-retouching in addition to toggling it off altogether, a new “Google Lens suggestions” mode is featured, and the rear camera is confirmed to be 12.2MP while the front-facing camera is 8MP. For whatever reason, only one front-facing camera is mentioned in the app despite the Pixel 3 XL clearly having two.
As for the included earbuds, the instruction manual that comes with them indicates you’ll be able to use the in-line controls for controlling music, answering calls, and prompting the Google Assistant.