Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro specifications leaked ahead of launch: A Promising Surprise

In the ever-evolving landscape of smartphones, Google once again takes center stage with its highly anticipated Pixel 8 series. We can’t wait for the release of Google’s next flagship: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, both of which will be unveiled on October 04th, 2023. As the release date comes closer, the leaks are also getting bigger. And the latest leak, courtesy of Kamila Wojciechowska has given us all the important specifications and features of both the phones. And boy, are we surprised. Google has come out all guns blazing for this year’s flagship. Without wasting any more time, let’s find out the specifications of the phones and what are the most promising surprises in the leak.

Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro Specifications:

SpecificationGoogle Pixel 8Google Pixel 8 Pro
Display6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display6.7-inch LTPO OLED display
Refresh Rate60Hz-120Hz1Hz-120Hz
Peak BrightnessUp to 2,000 nitsUp to 2,400 nits
ChipsetGoogle Tensor G3 with Titan M2Google Tensor G3 with Titan M2
Security CoprocessorTitan M2 security coprocessorTitan M2 security coprocessor
RAM8GB LPDDR5X RAM12GB LPDDR5X RAM
Storage128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storageUp to 1TB in the US, 512GB for the rest of the world, UFS 3.1
Battery and Charging4,575mAh with up to 27W fast charging5,050mAh with up to 30W fast charging
Wireless ChargingQi-certified wireless charging up to 18WQi-certified wireless charging up to 23W
Security and OS Updates7 years of OS and security updates7 years of OS and security updates
Rear Cameras– 50MP Octa PD wide camera– 50MP Octa PD wide camera
– 12MP ultrawide camera– 48MP Quad PD ultrawide camera
– OIS and EIS on wide– 48MP Quad PD telephoto camera with Super Rez Zoom up to 30x
Front Cameras– 10.5MP Dual PD front camera– 10.5MP Dual PD front camera
ConnectivityWi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFCWi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC
MaterialCorning Gorilla Glass Victus cover and backCorning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 cover and back
IP RatingIP68 ratingIP68 rating
Security Features– Under-display fingerprint sensor– Under-display fingerprint sensor
– Face ID– Face ID
Weight187 grams213 grams
Color OptionsObsidian, Hazel, RoseObsidian, Porcelain, Bay

Most Exciting Features:

Display Brightness: Both models offer significantly brighter screens compared to their outgoing counterparts. Pixel 8 will boost Up to 2,000 nits and Pixel 8 Pro will boost Up to 2,400 peak brightness. This is even higher than the iPhone 15 Pro Max (2000 nits) or Samsung S23 Ultra (1750 nits)

Durability: The Pixel 8 Pro is expected to be more durable this year with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2.

Impressive Updates: Both the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will receive OS and security updates for seven years. Previously Google was supporting their devices for only five years. We are expecting 5 years of OS updates and another additional 2 years of Security updates for the upcoming devices. This will be a trendsetter in the Android market.

Camera Features: Google is enhancing the phones’ camera capabilities with features like Real Tone, Night Sight, Astrophotography, Super Res Zoom, and the ability to swap faces in an image, likely through Magic Editor.

Video and Audio Features: Google has added Video Boost and Light Sight for low-light videos, along with Audio Eraser for reducing ambient background sounds in videos.

AI Capability: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro specifications suggest that the Pixel 8 series has the anticipated Google Tensor G3 system chip. Google Tensor G3 system chip will harness advanced AI capabilities. This chip is also likely to enable some exclusive features and capabilities for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. Some of these exclusive features are advanced AI and machine learning functions, improved image processing, and enhanced speech recognition. 

Conclusion:

In conclusion, the Google Pixel 8 series emerges as a delightful surprise in the realm of smartphones. From exceptional displays that captivate the senses to the unprecedented seven-year commitment to software support, these devices redefine what users can expect from their Android devices. Google’s dedication to innovation and longevity in the Pixel series sets a new standard. But we can only be sure what exclusive features Google will have in store after October 4, 2023. For now, we can only speculate and wait for this exciting device.

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