Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs

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Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs

The colours have tones that we often see in top class screens in the Apple, Samsung and OnePlus phones. It's been a while since you could wireless charge a Google phone, so this is a long-overdue homecoming.

This new teaser from Google brings us back to square one as we now have no idea if the leaks were true or Google deliberately leaked those to distract us from the real Pixel 3. Still, there have been no words about any upgraded internal specs.

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were the stars of the show, and Google took most of the time trumpeting the improvements to its phones' cameras and AI-powered smart features.

The latest Pixel phones are likely to attract the most attention, even though the first two generations have so far barely made a dent in the market.

The Pixel 3 is a 5.5-inch beast, and the absurdly heavy bezels of the Pixel 2 have been pared back for this version, so it's only slightly larger than before.

The display gets a boost since last year's phone had a lot of bad feedback from its LG-made display, still LG-made Quad-HD P-OLED display with a screen to body ratio of 77.2% and 82.8% for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL respectively. The notch is actually extremely thick and it is actually double the width of the notch that you'd find in other Android devices. Rest of the specifications remain same as the Pixel 3 XL.

These smartphones will mount the Snapdragon 845 as a processor with 4 GB of RAM and Adreno 630 as GPU. Many other phones already have similar hardware for security.

The Pixel 3 XL looks very much like the Pixel 2 XL. The new Pixel 3 piggybacks on this by offering a second front-facing camera that Google says will replace the selfie-stick, and better low light photography, zoom, depth of field customization, automatic photo-booth features - photo is taken with each facial expression - and the ability to change the timing in case someone blinked.

So, which of the devices are you excited the most? Furthermore, it features Pixel Imprint™ fingerprint sensor w/ dedicated microcontroller, dual-front facing speakers and two microphones for improved noise cancellation.

Richard Lai, an Engadget editor, obtained the device from a Hong Kong retailer who is, apparently, selling Google Pixel 3 XL before its official release. Further, the handsets are rumoured to come preloaded with a "Top Shot" feature that is found to "capture the ideal shot every time". To keep things ticking, there is a 3,720mAh battery with support for fast charging.

The new camera app, for example, relies heavily on AI.

There are also different tiers of RAM and storage on offer, with the cheapest Pixel Slate having 4GB RAM, the two mid-range models using 8GB RAM and the top of the line flavour utilising 16GB RAM.

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