- Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are set to debut globally on October 4th.
- The Pixel 8 Pro is expected to feature a new temperature sensor.
- The Pixel 8 series will be up for pre-orders in India on October 5th.
Google Pixel 8 series is set to debut globally on October 4th and will be available in India as well. The lineup is set to include two models: Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. These phones will come as successors to the Pixel 7 series from last year. The latest Pixel models are expected to arrive with a Tensor G3 chipset and feature up to triple camera sensors on the back. Ahead of the launch event, here’s a quick roundup of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro’s expected price, specifications, design, and more.
Google Pixel 8 series launch date, pre-order date in India
The ‘Made by Google’ event is scheduled for October 4th at 7:30 PM IST. The event will be live-streamed on YouTube and on the Google Store website.
The upcoming Pixel phones will be up for pre-orders in India on October 5th, which is just a day after the phones debuted globally. The new Pixel models will be available exclusively via Flipkart.
Google Pixel 8 series expected price in India
Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro prices in India are unknown at the moment but global costs are recently leaked online. The Pixel 8 is tipped to start at $699 (roughly around Rs 58,097), while the Pixel 8 Pro could start at $899 (roughly around Rs 74,720).
Google Pixel 8 series design
- The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro share an almost identical design, except for the overall size and number of cameras on the rear.
- Both phones have a centre-positioned punch-hole cutout for the selfie shooter, symmetrical bezels and flat edges.
- The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge.
- The back of the phone is where the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro differ.
- The Pixel 8 series has a horizontal module similar to previous generation models. The standard Pixel houses a dual camera, while the Pro has triple camera sensors and an LED flash.
- The Pixel 8 Pro could feature a temperature sensor, as per rumours.
Google Pixel 8 series coloursThe Pixel 8 is expected to be available in Obsidian, Hazel and Rose colour options, while the Pixel 8 Pro will come in Obsidian, Porcelain and Bay colours.
Google Pixel 8 series specifications (expected)
|Pixel 8||Pixel 8 Pro|
6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display with 60Hz-120Hz refresh rate
|6.7-inch LTPO OLED display with 1Hz-120Hz refresh rate.|
|Chipset||Google Tensor G3 with Titan M2 security coprocessor||Google Tensor G3 with Titan M2 security coprocessor|
|RAM and storage|
8GB LPDDR5X RAM, 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
|12GB LPDDR5X RAM, 512GB UFS 3.1 storage|
|OS||Android 14||Android 14|
|Battery||4,575mAh battery, 27W fast charging, 18W wireless charging||5,050mAh battery, 30W fast charging, 23W wireless charging|
|Connectivity||5G, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC||5G, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC|
|Others||In-display fingerprint sensor, Face ID, IP68 rating||In-display fingerprint sensor, Face ID, and IP68 rating|