Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro: What to Expect from the Eighth Generation of Google’s Flagship Series

Google pIxel 8 Pro rumored

If you’re eagerly waiting for the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, there’s excellent news for you. The Federal Communications Commission database recently revealed a new Pixel, and rumors about the eighth generation of Google’s flagship series have started swirling on the web. The code names of the upcoming smartphones are Shiba for Pixel 8 and Husky for Pixel 8 Pro. Here’s what we know so far about these much-awaited devices.

Design and Build

The design of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro is expected to be a departure from previous Pixel devices. Rumors suggest that both phones could sport a ceramic dress. The Pixel 8 is rumored to have a slightly reduced form factor compared to the Pixel 7, while the Pixel 8 Pro may retain its 6.7-inch size. The fingerprint sensor is also expected to evolve with an ultrasonic variant.

Screen and Audio

The screen resolution of the Pixel 8 is expected to be 1080 x 2268, while that of the Pixel 8 Pro is rumored to be 1344 x 2822. Both phones may feature a 120Hz refresh rate, making for smoother scrolling and better gameplay. As for the audio, rumors suggest that the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro could come with dual stereo speakers, offering better sound quality than their predecessors.

Specs and Performance

Google Pixel devices are known for their exceptional cameras, and the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are expected to be no different. Both phones will likely feature a new primary photo sensor with staggered HDR technology. This technology captures different exposures simultaneously using the same pixels, which improves the capture time and results in better photos. The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are also expected to be equipped with the Tensor G3 SoC processor, engraved in 3nm, codenamed “Zuma.” This processor is based on Samsung’s Exynos 2300 processor, which should improve overall performance.

Software and Features

Pixel devices are renowned for their stock Android experience, and the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are expected to run on Android 13, the latest operating system version. They will also likely come with exclusive features such as the Titan M2 chip for better security, Google Lens for object recognition, and Google Assistant for voice commands. The phones may also feature new software that enhances gaming performance, similar to what was seen on the Pixel 6.

Fitness and Tracking

The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro may feature Google’s Soli radar chip, which can detect hand gestures and movements, allowing for touchless phone control. This technology could also enhance fitness and tracking features, such as counting reps during workouts or tracking sleep patterns.

Battery Life and Charging

Pixel devices are known for their efficient battery life, and the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are expected to continue this trend. Both phones could feature larger batteries than their predecessors, with the Pixel 8 rumored to have a 4000mAh battery and the Pixel 8 Pro with a 5000mAh battery. They also come with faster-charging technology, possibly supporting up to 45W charging speeds.

Keep checking Gadgets Leo website if you want to be among the first people to buy it when it finally lands. In the meantime, you can check out Pixel phones available on our shelves right now.  

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