Huge Leak reveals key features of the Pixel 8 series before launch!

With almost a week or so left for Google to launch the Pixel 8 duos, there has already been a good number of leaks with regards to both devices. The last time we saw Google talk about the upcoming Pixel devices was with two teaser videos that we saw on the Made by Google YouTube channel.

Of course, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are one of the most awaited Android smartphones. Anyway, there has been a series of leaks concerning the Pixel 8 lineup.

A known tipster, Kamila, on X (formerly called Twitter), created a new thread packed with full of Pixel 8 series leaks. First, let’s take a look at what information we get to see with the Pixel 8 Pro. With the Pixel 8 Pro, you will be getting a 6.7-inch ‘Super Actua Display’ for the best ‘direct sunlight’ viewing experience. The refresh rate for the display can change from 1Hz up to 120Hz. The Pixel 8 Pro is powered by Google’s own Tensor G3 SoC.

Google Pixel 8 Pro Display Specs

With regards to the camera setup, the Pixel 8 Pro comes with a triple camera setup at the rear. The Pixel 8 Pro rocks a 50MP main camera, a 48MP telephoto camera, and also a 48MP ultrawide camera. On the front camera side of things, Google has stuck with a 10.8MP camera which you all know takes really good selfies.

Google Pixel 8 Pro Camera

Apart from the operating system being free from any bloatware and unwanted third-party apps, there is now the addition of Google AI that will help improve the experience of your favorite apps on the Google Pixel 8 Pro. To keep the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro relevant and a desirable Android smartphone, you have high-level security with the Titan M2 security chip. There is also the crash detection feature where the Pixel 9 will ring up the emergency services in case you are unable to make it all by yourself.

Now, let’s talk about the base model of the Pixel 8. This is one of the devices that a lot of people would like to buy because of the price difference when compared to the Pixel 8 Pro. The Pixel 8 comes with the same SoC as the Google Pixel 8 Pro. The Pixel 8 comes with a smaller screen size and has a refresh rate that switches between 60Hz and 120Hz.

With regards to the camera setup, the Pixel 8 comes with a dual rear camera setup. You get a 50MP wide camera along with a 12MP ultrawide camera. On the front, you get a single 10.5MP shooter.

Google Pixel 8 specs

Now, with regard to the color options, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro come in three different color options. However, you need to know the color options for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will be different, just like the iPhone 15 lineup.

Yesterday, Kamila shared comparison banners of the upcoming Pixel 8 series phones with last year’s Pixel 7 series, revealing key specs as well as prices. The Pixel 8 will come with a $699 price tag whereas the Pixel 8 Pro will come with a $899 price tag. Additionally, Google states that the device is made up of 100% recycled materials and much stronger and more durable glass on the front screen.

The Pixel 8 duos come with special features such as Magic Eraser, Photo Unblur, Focus Unblur, Night SIghtand Real Tone. Google’s AI processing for images and videos is expected to be one of the best ones out there.

The biggest change that comes to the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro is the updates. At least according to the leaks, the Pixel 8 duos will get 7 years of OS, security, and feature drop updates. Now, we aren’t sure if the device will get 7 years of Android updates or if it is a combination of Android OS and security updates. Well, for all of this to be 100% confirmed, we will have to wait for Google’s October event.

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