On October 4th, the Google Pixel 8 series is scheduled to make its debut throughout the globe and will also be sold in India. Two variants, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, will be part of the range. These devices will be the Pixel 7 series’ replacements from last year. The most recent Pixel models are anticipated to include a Tensor G3 chipset and come equipped with up to three camera sensors on the back. Here is a quick summary of what to anticipate for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro’s expected price, specs, design, and more before the launch event.
Google Pixel 8 Series Specifications
|Basis||Pixel 8||Pixel 8 Pro|
|Display||6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display with 60Hz-120Hz refresh rate||6.7-inch LTPO OLED panel with a refresh rate of 1Hz–120Hz.|
|Chipset||Google Tensor G3 with Titan M2 security coprocessor||Google Tensor G3 with Titan M2 security coprocessor|
|RAM and storage||8GB LPDDR5X RAM, 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage||12GB LPDDR5X RAM, 512GB UFS 3.1 storage|
|OS||Android 14||Android 14|
|Rear Cameras||50MP wide camera
12MP ultrawide camera
|50MP wide camera
48MP ultrawide camera
48MP telephoto lens with Super Rez Zoom up to 30x
|Battery||4,575mAh battery, 27W fast charging, 18W wireless charging||5,050mAh battery, 30W fast charging, 23W wireless charging|
|Connectivity||5G, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC||5G, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC|
|Others||In-display fingerprint sensor, Face ID, IP68 rating||Face ID, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and an IP68 rating|
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Google Pixel 8 Series Launch Date, Pre-Order Date In India
The “Made by Google” event is slated to begin at 7:30 PM IST on October 4. The event will be broadcast live on Google Store and YouTube. One day after their global premiere, on October 5, the forthcoming Pixel phones will be available for pre-order in India. The latest Pixel devices will only be offered through Flipkart.
Google Pixel 8 Series Expected Price In India
Although the pricing of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro have recently been revealed online, they are currently unknown in India. According to predictions, the Pixel 8 will cost $699 (about Rs 58,097), while the Pixel 8 Pro will cost $899 (about Rs 74,720).
The Google Pixel 8 is believed to have a 6.17-inch full-HD AMOLED display with a refresh rate of up to 120HZ and a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels as its entry-level model in the smartphone line. The Pixel 8 Pro, meanwhile, will reportedly have a 6.7-inch OLED display panel with a 3120×1440 pixel resolution. Additionally, it might provide a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.
The Pixel 8 would include 8GB RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage, according to the rumor. According to reports, it is powered by a Google Tensor G3 SoC. On the other hand, the Pixel 8 Pro is said to get three storage configurations: a 12GB RAM + 128GB storage model, 12GB RAM + 256GB, and a 12GB RAM + 512GB variant.
The main rear camera on both smartphones would have a resolution of 50 megapixels. However, the Google Pixel 8 would house a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 sensor for ultra-wide-angle shots in the dual camera unit, while the Pixel 8 Pro is said to get a triple camera unit that could include a 64-megapixel and a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. For selfies, both models are expected to feature a 10.5-inch megapixel sensor.
Google Pixel 8 Series Design
- With the exception of the overall size and number of cameras on the back, the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro have essentially identical designs.
- Both phones have flat corners, symmetrical bezels, and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera in the center of the device.
- On the right edge are the power and volume rocker controls.
- The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro differ on the back of the phone.
- The horizontal module in the Pixel 8 series is comparable to that on earlier versions. While the Pixel Pro boasts triple camera sensors and an LED flash, the basic Pixel only has a dual camera.
- According to reports, the Pixel 8 Pro may have a temperature sensor.
Pixel Watch 2
The Pixel Watch 2 is the next in line and is rumored to have a 1.2-inch OLED display. For the wearable, the business might use a Snapdragon W5 Gen1 chipset. It is rumored to have 2GB of RAM. An optical heart rate monitor, an oxygen saturation tracker, and a multipurpose sensor are just a few of the smart features that the smartwatch would have. It is anticipated to be powered by a 306mAH battery and could run Wear OS 4. The Pixel Watch 2 could have a starting price of EUR 399, or roughly Rs 35,000.