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Google will soon launch new smartphones in its Pixel lineup, expected to be called Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. While the details of Pixel 3 XL have been leaking from all corners of the Internet, the Pixel 3 has largely been missing from the leaks. Renders of the Pixel 3 have been doing the rounds for a while, but there haven't been live images reported until now. Thanks to some freshly leaked images, we may finally have a first look at the upcoming smartphone. These photos suggest that the alleged Pixel 3 will come with a 5.5-inch display, but without the notch that is expected in the Pixel 3 XL. It is seen to have dual front speakers, glass and metal back, rear fingerprint sensor, among other things.
As per a post by a Reddit user, hands-on images of the alleged Pixel 3 show a new dual-tone back. In the Pixel series, Google appears to still be adamant on the single rear camera with dual-tone LED flash. The smartphone appears to have a glossy finish and long volume rocker and power button. Meanwhile, Google's 'G' moniker and a fingerprint scanner are present at the back.
Meanwhile, the tipster also included several images of the alleged Pixel 3 tipping its specifications. The smartphone is said to come with a 5.5-inch (1080x2160 pixels) display with rounded corners and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Meanwhile, the battery has been upgraded to 2,915mAh compared to 2,700mAh in Pixel 2. Additionally, the smartphone is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
In terms of optics, previous rumours had claimed that the Pixel lineup with come with two cameras at the front. As per the leaked images, the phone will bear two 8-megapixel cameras. Interestingly, one of the sensors is said to have f/1.8 aperture but the other one has been listed as having two - f/1.8 and f/2.2. This indicates that the Pixel 3 will come with a variable aperture technology, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Notably, the alleged Pixel 2 was tested on a different carrier than Verizon, some other rumours had reportedly said that it will be Verizon-exclusive.