Google takes aim at Amazon with 'Home Hub' smart display

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Google Call Screening, which will debut on the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones in the U.S., has been announced as an "on-device" feature (as opposed to something driven by Duplex) that phone users can turn on when a phone call arrives from an unrecognized number.

Google's new flagship phones, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL have bucked the trend for multiple camera lenses, instead opting for more AI features to boost the quality of photos, such as correcting low light, choosing the right moment for snaps and taking wide angle shots for group selfies.

As a sort of branch off of Google's Duplex, the company announced Call Screen, which is a feature where your Pixel phone can answer the call for you and ask who's calling. Larger Display The Pixel 3 XL has a 6.3-inch display as opposed to a 6-inch screen on the 2 XL. Google seems to have massively tweaked Chrome OS with a new tablet UI for the Pixel Slate, with a new back button and a permanent app launcher that provides quick access to your frequent apps. The new Pixels will turn into a smart speaker and smart display powered by the Google Assistant, a photo frame and a control panel for your smart home when connected with the Pixel Stand.

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Under the hood, both the devices are packed with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC that comes mated to a 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB ROM (Non-expandable). Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Smartphones Launched with Starting Price of $799; Pre-orders, Features & Specifications. The phone is made of glass, which means that Pixel 3 phones will be the first Google Pixel phones to support wireless charging.

However, not included with the tablet is the separately sold $199 Pixel Slate Keyboard. At least if you have any strong feelings for or against notches and want a Google Pixel 3, you still have a choice. The Pixel 3 XL starts at $1,129 CAD for the 64GB and $1,259 for the 128GB. This year, we saw Google talk and highlight its software capabilities, way more than the hardware itself - classic function over form style of Google.

Some of the connectivity options on the Pixel Slate include two USB-C ports, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, keyboard connecting pins, Bluetooth v4.2, and more. Google's "Active Edge" feature that lets you squeeze your phone to invoke the Google Assistant also remains. The more compact Pixel 3 sports a 5.5-inch again as compared to a 5-inch display on its predecessor. It also has dual speakers at the front of the device, but no headphone jack. Both devices can be connected to the Slate via Bluetooth.

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