Revealed images of the Pixel 3 XL leave nothing to the imagination

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We saw teasers on the Pixel 3 devices a few weeks ago, but those were images of screen protectors.

Our first bit of evidence came from our tipster, XDA Senior Member meraz9000, who published the first ever real-life pictures of an alleged Google Pixel 3 XL prototype.

Its bootloader indicates the device could sport 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. That also seems to confirm that the Pixel 3 XL will keep the front-facing speaker design. These photos show the Pixel 3 XL sporting a notch display housing two front camera sensors. It's unclear why Google is continuing to use a single shooter, but the Pixel 2 XL takes great pictures, so one can only expect this device's camera module to be somewhat better. If you consider a different display to be different - and maybe a slightly different camera experience, too. Google will stick with single-lens cameras on the back, according to the report, but these will supposedly support dual-camera-alike Bokeh effects thanks to optimised software. Another highlight of Pixel 3 XL will be a glass back design, though it is unclear at this point if the phone will support wireless charging.

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In 2018, Google's flagship Pixel 3 XL will still offer all the same benefits as the current-generation Pixel lineup, but it'll be packaged in a fresh new design that's sleek and modern, albeit familiar. A simple glass back could make wireless charging possible but also make the phone more fragile to damage. As per the images posted, on right side, there is the usual set of power button and volume rocker and the bottom of the handset the SIM tray will be and the USB Type-C port are placed at the bottom. Google is also said to be working on a third mid-segment Pixel smartphone, which is codenamed "Bonito". This way, the display controller component can be hidden behind the screen itself, rather than beneath it like most phones. Relative to their predecessors, the Pixel 3 has an increase of 0.3-inches while the XL will have an increase of 0.2-inches.

This is easily the most exciting Pixel 3 leak we've seen to date, but again, it's unsubstantiated.