Today was Google’s annual hardware event, which took place in Mountain View. As is customary, the firm unveiled its flagship, next-generation Pixel 8 series as well as its second-generation Pixel Watch. Before today’s premiere event, there were numerous leaks and rumours that spread virtually every piece of information regarding the new arrivals.
The Pixel 8 and 8 Pro are the successors to the devices that were released the previous year. In comparison to its predecessor, the pro model receives several important changes while the regular form just receives minor improvements.
Specifications for the Google Pixel 8
The Pixel 8 has the same look and feel as its predecessors, the Pixel and Pixel XL. On the other hand, it has corners that are a little bit softened and an overall smaller footprint. The camera sensors on the device’s rear are accessed through a cutout in the shape of a pill and are housed in a horizontal camera bridge.
The OLED display on the front of the Pixel 8 measures 6.17 inches and has a resolution of Full High Definition Plus. HDR compatibility is included, along with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a peak brightness of 2,000 nits. There is a hole that has been punched out of it that is centred. Also Read – OnePlus 11R Solar Red with vegan leather back, 512GB & 18GB RAM release on October 7 in India
The photography capabilities of Google’s Pixel devices are well-known and highly regarded. The primary sensor on the Pixel 8’s 50MP Samsung ISOCELL GN2 camera is combined with a 12MP IMX386 ultra-wide-angle camera that also supports macro photography.
Together, these two cameras make up the Pixel 8’s dual rear cameras. In addition to it, there is a refined TOF sensor. The front-facing camera is the same 10.5-megapixel one as before. The mobile device is able to record videos in resolutions as high as 8K.
It comes with a plethora of features like as staggered High Dynamic Range, Face Unblur, super res zoom, audio magic eraser, and more. Also Read – Oppo Find N3 Flip triple camera teased in India
The Google Pixel 8 utilises the company’s in-house developed and patented Tensor G3 chipset, which is built on 3nm architecture. In addition to that, there is a Titan M2 security chip. The mobile device has 8 gigabytes of LPDDR5X RAM and as much as 256 gigabytes of built-in storage space.
It has a battery capacity of 4,485 mAh and supports both wired charging at 24 watts and wireless charging at 18 watts. When it comes to software, Google’s Pixel 8 comes pre-installed with Android 14 out of the box.
The search engine giant is providing a staggering guarantee of seven years’ worth of operating system upgrades and security patches. Also Read – Redmi Note 13 Pro Plus has premium features at mid-range price
There are three colour options available for the Google Pixel 8, including Hazel, Rose, and Obsidian. In the United States, it begins at a price of $699, while in India, the 128GB model begins at a price of Rs 75,999. Pre-orders for the smartphone are now being accepted, and it will go on sale on October 12th.