Google Pixel 8 Launch 2023: Check date, time, expected new features, and price
The Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones are expected to be launched at the Made by Google event on October 4. The tech giant is also likely to announce the launch of Pixel Watch 2.
The Google Pixel 8 series expected to be launched at the 'Made by Google' event 2023 scheduled on Wednesday, October 4. The tech giant is expected to launch a new range of attractive products, including the Google Pixel 8 smartphone series and the Pixel Watch 2. Google is also expected to officially announce its Android 14 operating system at the event.
Where to watch Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro launch event in India
The event will be live streamed on Google’s official YouTube channel. Google’s event will be held in New York. The event is scheduled to start at 10 am ET (7.30 pm IST). The tech enthusiasts can also track all updates about the event on Google website.
Features of Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
While there are a range of products lined up for launch, Google's Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro would grab the spotlight at the October 4 event. Both models are expected to feature significant upgrades compared to their predecessors, Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. According to reports, the Pixel 8 Pro is anticipated to maintain the standard display of 6.7 inches while the Pixel 8 device is expected to be released with a 6.17-inch display.
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In addition, significant camera upgrades can be expected as Pixel 8 Pro is anticipated to be equipped with a 50 MP wide lens and a 48 MP telephoto lens. The device is expected to come with a 48 MP ultrawide lens with Macro Focus, along with a body temperature reading feature. On the other hand, the Pixel 8 phone is expected to have a 50 MP wide lens along with a 12 MP ultrawide with Macro Focus. Moreover, it is anticipated that both models would boast AI-based editing features, including DSLR-style controls and Magic Editor.
The Google Pixel 8 series smartphones are said to be powered by the tech behemoth's new Tensor G3 chip. The Pixel 8 model is expected to have 8 GB RAM while Pixel 8 Pro likely to feature 12 GB RAM. The display is anticipated to be equipped with a variable refresh rate of a maximum of 120Hz. In addition, Google might provide software support for up to seven years for these devices.
Google Pixel 8 is expected to come in three colour variants of black, grey, and pink, while the Pixel 8 Pro could be available in black, porcelain, and sky blue variants.
Expected price of Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
The official prices for Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are still under wraps. However, according to rumours, the starting price for Pixel 8 is expected to be $699 (nearly Rs 58,000). On the contrary, Pixel 8 Pro could have a starting price of $999 (approx Rs 83,000).