Google Pixel 3 Review

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  • Performance

  • Features

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Price: ₹ 66500 on Flipkart

Key Specs

    P-OLED 5.5 inches screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Android 9.0 (Pie), Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630 GPU, 64/128 GB ROM, 4 GB RAM, Primary camera 12.2 MP, Selfie camera Dual 8+8 MP, USB Type-C, Li-Po 2915 mAh battery

Pros: Brilliant photos, super low-light, wider selfies, wireless charging

Cons: Doesn't have expandable memory and a headphone jack, no pro/manual mode

Bottomline: Google Pixel 3 stands out of the crowd with its stunning design and camera performance. But its not only about camera, despite having 4 GB of RAM it is capable of handling high-graphics intensive games smoothly. With smooth and clean UI, it is the perfect Android phone out in the market.

Google has created another marvel, when we first met with Pixel 3 it looks pretty cool and simple. As we used it for a period of time, it started bending for us, intuitive and easy to use. We got not pink color variant, and we used it for more than three weeks. While using it we come to know that its not only a great camera phone also a perfect device to go for, if you are planning to switch from Apple to Android.

Google Pixel 3 Review: Build Quality

Not so different yet stunning, pixel 3 has a quite compact design that fits perfectly in one hand. The 5.5-inch compact design enables you to reach all the corners of the phone effortlessly. Neither edge nor notch, the mobile has a 5.5 -inch P-OLED FHD+ screen with reasonably sized bezels.

On the front, it houses a pair of front-facing speakers and dual 8+8 MP selfie shooters. On the right, it has power button and volume rocker. The minimal design makes it elegant device and all glass constriction adds more beauty to it. The glass has been incorporated in a way it’s never been used before in a phone.

The new P-OLED screen is vibrant and emits popping colors. We played YouTube videos on the device including some 4k content and it mesmerized us by the color explosion and brightness. The new Pixel also has wireless charging capability.

Google Pixel 3 Review: Camera

Pixel 3 catches all the attention because of its camera, though it has only one 12.2 MP rear shooter, which is exactly opposite to the trend of dual camera setup. Of course, phones with dual cameras are performing really well in capturing various shots, nevertheless, pixel’s image processing turn this one of the best camera mobile devices.

While processing image Google uses multiple image shots to merge them into one to produce enlarge phone using Super Res Zoom. In portrait mode, it enables user to adjust the focus precisely, depth of field and colour saturation. Using the Animation or Motion mode, it let the user choose the best shot. The lowlight shots of pixel 3 are amazing, even without using flash image quality is quite impressive.

The phone allows you to capture beautiful images using AI, in this mode smartphone make its own decision for settings of the camera and capture images in different light condition with the fair amount of brightness, colour depth, etc.

Google Pixel 3 Review
Google Pixel 3 Review
Google Pixel 3 Review
Google Pixel 3 Review
Google Pixel 3 Review

It packs 8+8 MP (wide + conventional) dual front-facing cameras enabling larger room for more friends. Also, it can achieve beautiful bokeh effects without any struggle. It makes the background enough blurred and make out the subject more prominent.

Google Pixel 3 Review: Performance

Google has a smarter operating system in Pixel 3. The mobile device runs on Android Pie OS which optimizes the hardware performance. It offers stock android experience but its not completely stock, considering the exclusive features.

It has a new gesture-based navigation system, which is the default way of getting around on Google’s latest flagship but not necessarily all Pie-powered phones. Squeezing the pixel can summon Google Assistant. Pixel also stands out of the crowd with its features including sunrise alarm, meaning a subtle glow to the screen that increases intensity right before you wake up.

Pixel 3 is equipped with Snapdragon 845 SOC coupled with 4GB RAM offering pleasant experience. 4 GB may sound less, but it’s just a number, you won’t see any performance issue while using the phone. We stuffed the mobile device with multiple apps and games to test its real-world performance. It managed all the apps and games easily.

We played high graphics intensive games such as Asphalt Xtreme and PUBG. Pixel 3 managed both the games smoothly without any visible performance lag. Even while switching between apps and games, we didn’t notice any lag in the performance.

Google Pixel 3 Review: Battery life

Pixel 3 is backed by a 2915 mAh battery that can last for a whole day with moderate usage (internet surfing, videos, games, etc.). in our battery loop test, it was able to play video for more than 10 hours in one full charge.

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