Check out the best look yet at the Google Pixel 3 XL in these photos

The Pixel 3 XL, new USB-C earbuds and more just leaked

Google Pixel 3 XL leak
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The Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone has leaked in what could be the clearest photos of the handset in the real-world yet. But that's not all that's been revealed by the insider source.

A set of revealing photos has appeared on the interwebs that appears to show off Google's new Pixel 3 XL, which isn't expected to be launched until October. IF you look close enough you'll see a reference to a dogfood notation by the camera icon, which is coder speak for testing in-house, suggesting these could well be a real, early stage unit, as leaked via Android Police.

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From the pictures we can see lots of previous rumours supported including that top-notch display, rear placed fingerprint sensor and single lens rear camera. There appears to be a bottom lip on the display, something that Apple's iPhone X does not have and its new iPhone X handsets should also avoid.

Also revealed in the photos is a new set of earphones that connect via cable using the phone's USB-C port and an included USB-C to 3.5mm adapter. A great way to ditch the audio port without forcing people to buy wireless Bluetooth headphones. Presuming, of course, this lot comes free with the phone.

All in all this isn't a massively ground-breaking handset when you look at the rumours for what is expected to come out from the competition soon. Perhaps there's more to come at that October reveal.

Luke Edwards
Luke Edwards

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