- The Pixel 4 is Google’s new flagship, but Pixel 3 owners shouldn’t necessarily feel the need to upgrade.
- Starting at $500, the Pixel 3 is even a great phone to buy instead of the $800 Pixel 4.
- The Pixel 4 has some big hardware changes, like a second camera lens and advanced facial recognition, but the core of the two phones is still the same: the pure Android experience and the best smartphone cameras.
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New smartphones sure are exciting when they’re announced — just like that, your current phone isn’t the latest and greatest.
But hold on a second.
Sure, the Pixel 4 has a second camera lens, a first for a Pixel phone, as well as more recent specs that are common in 2019 flagships. And it has radar technology, for Pete’s sake. But take a look back at the Pixel 3 — is it really that much different than the Pixel 4?
At the core, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 are essentially the same phone. You get the pure Android experience from Google, as well as the best cameras on any smartphone.
I’d even say that buying the Pixel 3 instead of the Pixel 4 wouldn’t be the worst idea in the world.
Check out eight reasons why you should stick to your Pixel 3, and why anyone looking to buy a new smartphone could save $300 skipping Google’s new hotness of 2019.