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How does Google's Pixel 3 stack up to its predecessor?

13 October, 2018, 04:47 | Author: Arnold Gilbert
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Ryan Reith, who leads device research at tech consulting firm IDC, said Google did not change enough in the Pixel 3 for it to stand apart from more well-known competitors.

The Pixel 3, priced at $799, and a larger Pixel 3 XL, priced at $899, mark Google's latest entries for a phone lineup it hopes will someday be as popular as Apple Inc's iPhone.

Compared to that, the Pixel 2 cost $1079 upon release a year ago. Google has sold an estimated 7 million Pixels over the past two years, nearly imperceptible next to the 3.6 billion phones shipped during that time, according to the research firm International Data Corp. But in case you were concerned, at least there's a way to do it now.

"The tie-up with telcos helps to offset the upfront cost for consumers and should make Pixel phones more attractive to consumers in Singapore", she added. Another new feature likely coming to the Pixel 1, 2, and 3 is Motion Auto Focus. The Pixel 3 is available for preorder right now. This design decision wasn't just for aesthetics; the Pixel 3 supports wireless charging now, too. Tell Google Home Hub that you'd like to see pictures of a person or people and it will automatically display them as a screensaver that doubles as a digital photo frame. This is an especially hot topic considering the fact that Google added a dual-lens camera to the front of both phones.

There is a single 12.2-megapixel rear camera on the Pixel 3, with Google relying on its software and a dedicated image-processing chip to compete with rivals that tout two or even three rear cameras. This new feature, like many others, uses Google's efforts in machine learning to predict what you want, need, or should say while replying or typing an email.

Google introduced its new third-generation Pixel 3 mobile phones, a new Google Home Hub with a screen and its first Pixel Slate tablet computer. Now you can do your household chores without even lifting your finger. We did feel, however, that colour saturation in video mode was a bit eclectic. In this article I'll be comparing the new handset with its predecessor, the Pixel 2, to find out.

Pixel Camera Feature, Top Shot.

Quite simply, the Pixel 3's display is a major upgrade on that found on its predecessor.

The camera, for instance, promises better low-light and close-up shots by using artificial-intelligence software to combine multiple shots taken in succession.

Google is making a big song and dance about its camera technology. That makes it more of a direct challenger to the Echo Show than the Portal is.

Google's new phones are all about software.

Interested parties can view the app listing on the Play Store, though the app listing is only compatible with (and pre-installed on) Pixels, and the listing won't appear up if you aren't signed into an account with a compatible device.

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