Remember that time when an Apple employee accidentally left an iPhone 4G in a Cupertino bar? Well, eight years have passed and it seems Google has done something similar.

A driver working for cab company Lyft was surprised to find that a phone left in the back of his car turned out to be the forthcoming Google Pixel 3 XL.

He realised that was the case after seeing the handset has a notch on the front screen and a Google logo on the rear. It also looks like the handsets previously leaked online.

Like any good cabbie, he returned the phone to its owner. But not before he took a few pics and sent them to Android Police as an anonymous tipster.

Android PoliceGoogle Pixel 3 XL left in back of Lyft cab driver takes pics before returning it image 2

It's worth noting that the device pictured is a pre-production model. We expect the consumer version to be similar but keep that in mind.

That being said, the Pixel 3 XL has leaked more times than Thames Water's London pipe network. You will probably have a great idea of what to expect already.

And there will likely be further speculation before it, and the smaller Pixel 3, are officially announced on 4 October. We'll ensure you keep up to date throughout. - PAY MONTHLY PHONES The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now available on EE who have been awarded the UK’s best network for the fifth year running. RootMetrics tested the four UK networks and EE was faster and more reliable than all of them, with better data performance. Their network has come a long way since they launched in 2012. Back then they had 11 UK cities covered by 4G. Today they cover most of the UK’s land mass, thanks to 19,000 state-of-the-art 4G sites. They’ve got faster, too – from 50Mbps to a maximum speed of 400Mbps. And they’re soon to experience even greater possibilities with the launch of 5G.

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