This teardown report calibrates hardware upgrades by Google, with a focus on its hardware security chip.
Camera Image Stabilization Technology
Google Pixel 3 is equipped with optical and electronic image stabilization technology and spectral and flicker sensors which reduces the shaking effect during video recording.
Customized Chip for Hardware Security
The Titan M security chip secured the hardware of Google Pixel 3.It handles the Pixel 3’s lock-screen passcode verification, stores private keys for Android's API, and prevents firmware updates without the correct user passcode.
Integrated Wireless Charging Technology
Google Pixel 3 is the first device of the series to support the Qi wireless charging. Powered by an Integrated Device Technology’s IDT P9221 wireless power receiver IC.