Google Pixel 3 set to become the vloggers phone of choice, thanks to this big update

The Google Pixel 3 has been given some fantastic camera smarts but when it comes to videography, you currently have to rely on the phone's in-built mics. 

While this is fine for everyday video shooting, if you are going to try and entice the fickle vlogging crowd, then your hardware has to meet certain specs. One of these is the option of adding an external mic to a setup.

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.