The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, surrounded by leaks and teasers, have finally stepped into the limelight.
At the heart of these devices is the Tensor G3 chipset, manufactured on Samsung’s 4nm process, featuring a robust 9-core processor.
While the Pixel 8 settles with 8GB of RAM, its Pro counterpart elevates the stakes with 12GB.
Both models showcase IP68-rated durability, complemented by fingerprint and face unlock capabilities.
Pixel 8 and 8 Pro specs
The Pixel 8 Pro boasts a 6.7-inch QHD+ LTPO 120Hz OLED display, reaching a remarkable peak brightness of 2,400 nits.
Available in Blue, Obsidian, and Beige, the Pro houses a triad of rear cameras: a 50MP Octa-PD wide shooter, a 48MP Quad-PD ultrawide, and a 48MP Quad-PD 5x zoom camera.
A new 10.5MP front camera and an exclusive skin temperature sensor add to its repertoire.Novel photography features include Photo Unblur, Magic Eraser, Best Take, and Macro Focus, with the Pro variant featuring Pro Controls. Powering the Pixel 8 Pro is a 5,050mAh battery supporting 30W wired and 23W wireless charging.
Shifting focus to the Pixel 8, it adopts a lighter and slightly smaller form with a 6.2-inch FHD+ display. The enhanced display shines at 2,000 nits peak brightness and introduces a 120Hz refresh rate.
Color options include Hazel, Obsidian, or Rose. The Pixel 8 introduces a new 12MP autofocus ultrawide and retains the 50MP Octa-PD main camera with 8x Super-Res digital zoom.
The 10.5MP selfie camera remains consistent.On the battery front, the Pixel 8 integrates a 4,575mAh battery with 27W wired and 18W wireless charging.
Both Pixel 8 models offer a complimentary Google One VPN and a commitment to an impressive 7 years of OS and security updates, setting a new standard in the Android realm.
Prices kick off at €800/$700/INR76,000 for the Pixel 8 and €1,100/$1,000/INR107,000 for the Pixel 8 Pro.
European and US buyers receive Pixel Buds Pro or a Pixel Watch 2, while Indian customers enjoy a 50% discount on accessories.