Sunday , October 21 2018 Ausdroid » Hardware » Mobiles » More Pixel 3 rumours: Edge-to-edge display, dual front cameras, built by Foxconn, coming Aug/Sept


It never rains, but it pours. It seems the Pixel 3 rumour train has well and truly left the station with new information coming overnight about the upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

The latest from a report from Bloomberg says that the new phones will, like previous generations have decidedly different looks.

The larger Pixel 3 XL will include a ‘nearly edge-to-edge screen, except for a thicker bezel known as a chin at the bottom of the phone’. The report also confirms the phone will have a notch seen in earlier leaks of the screen protectors. The smaller Pixel 3 won’t have the edge-to-edge display or notch.

The Pixel 3 XL, as seen in that previous leak, will include ‘two camera lenses on the front of the phone inside of the notch’.

Finally, Bloomberg says that the manufacturer of both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t be either LG, nor HTC who Google invested in quite heavily last year, instead it will be Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., more commonly known as Foxconn.

The manufacturer and display hardware info is backed up by Roland Quandt of WinFuture.de who tweeted :

The Snapdragon 845 platform is no surprise to anyone, with Google generally picking up the highest end System on Chip for their Pixels for the past two years.

The earlier launch window of August or September ties in with mutterings we’ve heard of an earlier launch event than the October 4th ‘Made by Google’ event we’ve seen for the past two years. With an earlier launch we may see the phones for sale as early as October.

There’s likely a lot more to come on the Pixel 3 launch, so stay tuned.

Source: Bloomberg.
Via: WinFuture.de.

Daniel Tyson   Ausdroid's Editor in Chief

Dan is a die-hard Android fan. Some might even call him a lunatic. He's been an Android user since Android was a thing, and if there's a phone that's run Android, chances are he owns it (his Nexus collection is second-to-none) or has used it.

Dan's dedication to Ausdroid is without question, and he has represented us at some of the biggest international events in our industry including Google I/O, Mobile World Congress, CES and IFA.

3
Join the Ausdroid Conversation

avatar
2 Comment threads
1 Thread replies
3 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
Vlad PutinKeeping it RealTerry Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Vlad Putin
Guest
Vlad Putin

Great to get this s bit sooner this year. Just need to get it on a network other that Telstra. C’mon Google, make it happen.

Terry
Guest
Terry

Finally I can see a solid build quality phone not by lg or HTC.

Keeping it Real
Guest
Keeping it Real

Wooo

Check Also

[Good Deal] Amazon Echo Plus with Philips Hue Bulb for $114

If you’ve been contemplating dipping your toes into the Amazon side of the Smart Speaker/Smart …