Google Pixel 3 unveiled, review, specs and price in Nigeria

Google Pixel 3 has been officially unveiled by Google. The smartphone features dual selfie cameras. Google Pixel 3 is powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system.

google pixel 3 unveiled review specs and price in nigeria

KEY SPECIFICATION OF GOOGLE PIXEL 3

  • 5.5" inches, P-OLED display, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (443 ppi density)
  • Nano-SIM card & eSIM - IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
  • Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset
  • 64 GB /128 GB of internal memory, 4 GB of RAM
  • Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system
  • Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Non-removable Li-ion 2,915 mAh battery
  • Single primary camera: 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
  • Dual Front selfie camera: 8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 19mm (ultrawide), no AF
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DESIGN, DISPLAY AND INTERNAL MEMORY

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Google Pixel 3 boasts of a front/back aluminum frame uni-body with curved edges and a notch display guarded with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) Google Pixel 3 comes with a 5.5” inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display, 1080 x 2160 pixels display resolution, 18:9 ratio with 443 ppi density. An efficient visual and gaming experience should be expected with a P-OLED display.

Body wise; the Android 9.0 (Pie) based Google Pixel 3 boasts of a slim body dimension measured at 145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm (5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 in) and weighs in at 148 g (5.22 oz) which is very light and fits in the palms of your hand. Located at the back of Google Pixel 3 is the single primary cameras neatly positioned at the top left corner, the fingerprint sensor is also spotted at the rear.

In terms of inbuilt storage and RAM size; Google Pixel 3 comes in 2 variants; 64GB/128GB of internal memory and 4GB of RAM. The dual front selfie camera supported Google Pixel 3 falls short of internal memory expansion.

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS) AND PERFORMANCE

The Google Pixel 3 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system which offers a host of top exciting features such as easy navigation system, smart reply, easy customization, low battery consumption, security, multi window screen mode and user-friendly interface, it also offers supports for network technology communication options (GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE).

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Google Pixel 3 is powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor coupled with Adreno 630 graphic processor for graphic performance. An efficient multi-tasking and speedy performance should be expected with a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset and 4GB of RAM.

CONNECTIVITY, SENSORS AND NETWORK

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Google Pixel 3 boasts of wireless connectivity and communications options which includes includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, DLNA, dual-band, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0). Sensor options on Google Pixel 3 include accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer and fingerprint sensor which is located at the rear.

The Google Pixel 3 network technology support options includes GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE. GPRS and EDGE is also supported. Google Pixel 3 network bands support options include 2G Bands (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900), 3G Bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100) and 4G Bands (LTE). Google Pixel 3 offers HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps data downloading speed.

CAMERA AND BATTERY

In the camera department; the Google Pixel 3 boasts of single primary cameras with AI features and optically stabilized image sensor with f/1.8 aperture lens that renders photos with total clarity (12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF) and a dual front selfie camera with digital image stabilization feature (8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 19mm (ultrawide), no AF), the cameras also comes with Dual-LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama capabilities. An exciting camera performance should be expected.

As for the battery capacity; the Android 9.0 (Pie) based Google Pixel 3 houses a non-removable Li-ion 2,915 mAh battery engineered to last with fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W technology and QI wireless charging feature.

PRICE OF GOOGLE PIXEL 3 IN NIGERIA, GHANA, KENYA AND AVAILABILITY

The Google Pixel 3 is priced for about 850 EUR. Google Pixel 3 price in Nigeria is expected at a price range of about 340,000 Naira to 450,000 Naira when made available. The price of Google Pixel 3 in Ghana is expected at a price range of about 4,630 to 4,790 Ghanaian cedis, while Google Pixel 3 price in Kenya is expected at a price range of about 105,630 to 109,380 Kenya shillings when made available. Prices may vary due to your location and market forces

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE OF GOOGLE PIXEL 3

CONFIGURATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Graphic processor: Adreno 630
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal memory: 64GB/128GB
  • SIM: Nano-SIM card & eSIM
  • Card Slot: No

CAMERA

  • Primary: 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
  • Dual Secondary: 8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 19mm (ultrawide), no AF
  • Videos: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama

MULTIMEDIA AND DISPLAY

  • Display technology: P-OLED
  • Display feature: capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Pixels density (PPI): 443
  • Screen size: 5.5" inches
  • Scratch resistant Glass: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dust resistant: IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Multi-touch: Yes
  • Alert type vibration: MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

BODY DIMENSION AND CONNECTIVITY

  • Dimension: 145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm (5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 148 g (5.22 oz)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Wireless charging: Yes
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: -
  • FM Radio: -
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)

NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps
  • Browser: HTML5
  • JAVA: No

MESSAGING

  • Instant messaging: Yes
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push emails: Yes

SENSOR CONTROL

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Proximity: Yes
  • Compass: Yes
  • Ambient Light sensor: -
  • Hall sensor: No
  • Fingerprint sensor: No
  • Color spectrum: -
  • HR Sensor: -
  • Geomagnetic sensor: -
  • Iris scanner: No
  • Face unlock: -
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor: -

POWER & BATTERY

  • Capacity: Non-removable Li-ion 2,915 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W
  • QI wireless charging
  • Photo/Video editor
  • Document Viewer

STATUS AND PRICE

  • Expected release - October, 2018
  • About 340,000 to 450,000

Tags: Android 9.0 Pie, Google Pixel 3

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