Pixel 3 XL Leak Confirms Controversial Display Notch

Noel Cummings
June 11, 2018

The device also appears to have two front-facing cameras, hinting at a possible facial recognition unlocking mechanism - similar to Face ID on the iPhone X.

As ever, patents don't always turn into anything, and as Digital Trends (which dug up the patent) notes, this is a continuation of previous patents dating back to 2013. The fingerprint scanner is also seen at the back. In fact, the matte section looks nearly as though it's been painted on, and it doesn't run the whole way around the perimeter of the back, nor does it meet flush with the frame.

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Parents will be able to set limits for time their children set in apps, and get detailed reports regarding which apps are used. This is all done with the objective of developing Apple's AI and getting more people to use Siri for complex tasks.


Having a glass black could allow Google to add wireless charging to its Pixel 3 lineup, which the company has so far omitted in its flagship Pixel smartphones.

Interestingly, these photos suggest that the SIM tray will be located at the bottom edge of the smartphone, right next to the USB Type-C port. But hey, all the pieces of the puzzle are here and we can only hope that Google decides to bring back the convenience feature. The codename "crosshatch" is also spotted on the display, lending weight to its legitimacy. 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.

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James finished the Finals averaging 34 points on 52.7 percent shooting overall (33.3 percent from 3), 10 assists and 8.5 rebounds. James' reaction on the bench when he learned the Cavaliers still had a timeout after George Hill's fateful free throw attempt.


If these images are the real deal, what do you think of the upcoming Pixel 3 XL? He did report to us that, before he accidentally soft-bricked the device (which is why his leak showed the device on the bootloader), he reported testing Active Edge by squeezing his phone and that the phone vibrated.

You can see an example of the mystery logo in this Google blog post about Pixel designer Ivy Ross, but you'll have to look closely. The designer had made renders earlier as well, based on the screen protector leak at that time. These and other details will get clearer closer to launch that might happen in the second half of 2018.

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Ovechkin is unlikely to let that bother him, the Muscovite was quoted as saying in his post-game interview: "Fans, we did it. Much of the answer lies in who the owner, Bill Foley, hired as the club's first general manager in the summer of 2016.


Google is expected to skip the dual rear camera bandwagon yet again this year.

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