As users eagerly anticipate the October 4 release date of the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, almost all the details have emerged about these upcoming smartphones. Sources at 91mobiles.com have provided us with information, giving us a sneak peek into what these phones are expected to offer.
Price leak indicates that the Pixel 8 is set to debut with a starting price of $699, which represents a $100 increase compared to its predecessor, the Pixel 7. Meanwhile, the Pixel 8 Pro will maintain the same price point as the Pixel 7 Pro, starting at $899.
Both the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are anticipated to impress with their displays. The Pixel 8 is said to feature a 6.2-inch screen with Full HD+ resolution and an OLED panel. It is rumored to support a 60Hz to 120Hz refresh rate, promising smoother scrolling and animations. Notably, it might reach up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness, ensuring visibility even in bright sunlight.
The Pixel 8 Pro, on the other hand, is rumored to sport a larger 6.7-inch display with LTPO OLED technology. Like its counterpart, it is expected to offer a variable refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz. Moreover, it is said to shine even brighter, with a peak brightness of up to 2,400 nits.
Under the hood, both phones are expected to be powered by Google’s Tensor G3 chipset, promising smooth and responsive performance. These chips are rumored to be equipped with a Titan M2 security coprocessor to ensure the safety and security of your data.
It’s rumored that both phones will feature a 50MP main camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), ensuring steady and sharp photos and videos.
For the Pixel 8, there’s speculation of a 12MP ultrawide camera and a 10.5MP front camera for selfies. In contrast, the Pixel 8 Pro is rumored to take it a step further with a 48MP ultra-wide camera and a 48MP telephoto camera that supports Super Rez Zoom up to 30x. Selfie lovers might appreciate the 10.5MP front camera on the Pro model as well.
Battery life is crucial for any smartphone user, and the leaked information suggests both phones are taking it seriously. The Pixel 8 is rumored to be equipped with a 4,575mAh battery. It is also said to support fast charging at up to 27W and wireless charging at up to 18W.
If you need even more battery capacity, the Pixel 8 Pro is speculated to pack a larger 5,050mAh battery. It is expected to support faster charging at up to 30W and wireless charging at up to 23W.
RAM and Storage:
Both phones are rumored to offer ample RAM for smooth multitasking. The Pixel 8 might come with 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM and storage options of 128GB or 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. In contrast, the Pixel 8 Pro is expected to boast a generous 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM and offer storage options of up to 1TB in the US and 512GB for the rest of the world, all using UFS 3.1 technology.
Both Pixel phones are anticipated to be built to last with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the front and back, Pixel 8 with Gorilla Glass Victus and Pixel 8 Pro with Gorilla Glass Victus 2. Leaks suggest they will also be rated IP68 for water and dust resistance, meaning they can handle a splash or two. You are likely to stay connected with Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, and NFC for easy mobile payments.