Recent reports have uncovered that Google is working on budget-friendly variants of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. Those products are to launch with Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite monikers. Innovative reports shared by Android Police displays that the search engine giant could unleash the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite phone in early spring.
Citing information received from a source that is familiar with Google’s plans, the publication has uncovered that the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite will be available through Verizon in early spring 2019. This suggests that those smartphones may get earlier in April or May perhaps in the coming year.
In the previous month, the photos of the Pixel 3 Lite and its key technical specs were unveiled by a Russian tech blog. The existence of the Pixel 3 XL Lite was known for the initial time when reliable tipster @OnLeaks shared its renders along with Pixel 3 XL.
The Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite will be featuring 18.5:9 aspect ratio displays. The Pixel 3 Lite will be a smaller gadget with 5.5-inch display whereas the Pixel 3 XL Lite could be a larger phone with 6-inch panel.
The Pixel 3 Lite will be fueled by Snapdragon 670 chipset and 4 GB of RAM. Its other specs include12-megapixel rear digital camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, 32 GB of internal storage, Android 9 Pie OS and 2,915mAh battery. The Pixel 3 XL Lite could feature the exactly sensor sensors that will be out there on its smaller sibling. The larger gadget is gossiped to carry a bigger internal storage and battery. Maybe, it could be fueled by the Snapdragon 710 chipset.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 Lite have respective starting prices of $799 and $899. Hence, there is a possibility that their Lite version might be valued around $400 and $500. In the U.S., the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite will be available through Verizon. Those handsets could be also aimed towards emerging markets to extend its presence.