After launching the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL flagship smartphones a few months ago, Google is now all set to launch “a simplified version of the Pixel 3” dubbed Pixel 3 Lite.
While we have already seen a few images of the Pixel 3 Lite, latest being a bunch of photos comparing the upcoming smartphone with other phones, including the Pixel 3-series and the Apple iPhone X.
Now, the latest information is related to the phone’s specifications. The Google Pixel 3 Lite is believed to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 670 octa-core processor. The 10nm chipset features Kryo 360 cores and Adreno 615 GPU.
The phone will pack 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There will be no microSD card slot, so you’ll have to make do with just 32GB of onboard storage. However, we are expecting a couple of variants of the phone with different memory configuration.
The most interesting piece of news related to the Pixel 3 Lite is the camera configuration. As per the report, the phone will come with the same camera module as the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. It will feature a 12-megapixel single rear camera with LED flash. On the front side, there will be an 8-megapixel camera for taking selfies and video calling.
Previous reports have suggested that the phone will feature a 5.56-inch display with a 2220 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. It will come with an LCD display instead of the OLED and there won’t be any kind of notch on top of the display. It will also come with a 3.5mm headphone jack and will be powered by a 2,915mAh battery.
While the Pixel 3 Lite is expected to have the same design as the Pixel 3, the phone will be made of plastic instead of the glass back body that we’ve seen on the Pixel 3 series. Another Pixel device with codename ‘Bonito’ has been revealed by ARCore APK insights, which could be the one powered by Snapdragon 710 chipset.
The Google Pixel 3 Lite is expected to be priced between $400 to $500, which is significantly cheaper compared to the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. According to the reports, Google is targeting developing markets for the Pixel 3 Lite, with India at the forefront.