Rumors have been highlighting Google’s work on the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 Lite XL, with two budget options for those who want a Google smartphone experience. While we know that the Pixel 3 Lite will be powered by the Snapdragon 670, we think that the Pixel 3 Lite XL will be powered by Snapdragon 710 processor, as is rumored too.
A Pixel device has been spotted on Geekbench named Foxconn Pixel 3 XL, which is right now not the phone’s official name, powered by an sdm710 processor along with 6GB RAM. Foxconn is the listed OEM in place of Google, indicating that the device is just in the production stage.
As regards the Pixel 3 Lite, it would feature a 5.56-inch IPS display along with Full HD+ resolution, Snapdragon 670 processor, 4GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, a meager 2,915 mAh battery, and a 12MP camera at the back.
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Sure, Pixel 3 Lite XL will be a tad costlier than the Pixel 3 Lite with 6GB RAM and Snapdragon 710 chipset over the Pixel 3 Lite with 4GB of RAM and Snapdragon 670 processor. The Pixel 3 Lite XL is expected to feature a 6-inch display and will feature a no-notch full HD+ IPS display, and a headphone jack.
Both the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 Lite XL sets are rumored to be released in January 2019, but the exact release date is yet under wraps.
Another rumor suggests that HDR video support on the Netflix app has started to appear now on Google’s latest flagship smartphones. While the phone is still not listed in Netflix’s HDR video-supported devices, which include Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei Mate 20, Huawei P20, LG G7, LG V30, LG V35, LG V40, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, Samsung Galaxy S9, Sony Xperia XZ3 among others. Some Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices have reportedly started receiving the update. This means that the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners will soon be able to stream HDR titles on their phones.