Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro: Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Flagship Smartphones

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Google has launched its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, which bring significant upgrades in terms of camera, display, battery, performance, and software support.

The Pixel 8 series aims to offer a superior user experience, despite maintaining a similar design across several generations.






The Pixel 8 is highlighted as more compact and comfortable for one-handed use, while the Pixel 8 Pro may be more suitable for those who prefer larger flagship devices.

Both models feature new camera hardware, enhanced displays, faster charging capabilities, and a more powerful chipset with improved AI features.


The main cameras perform similarly, but the Pixel 8 Pro stands out with a superior ultrawide camera and a dedicated 5x telephoto camera, offers additional features that not present in Pixel 8.


The Pixel 8 Pro features a superior LTPO OLED panel with granular refresh rate control, which can adjust the screen refresh rate from 10Hz to 120Hz depending on the content.


The Pro model also boasts a slightly brighter display and higher resolution, offering an enhanced visual experience.


Both models offer similar overall battery life; however, Pixel 8 Pro delivers longer call and web browsing runtimes.


The Pixel 8 Pro supports faster wired and wireless charging, but the Pixel 8 exhibits slightly faster real-world charging times.


Both models run on the new Google Tensor G3 chipset, which is designed to handle complex AI and machine learning tasks.


Google Tensor G3 chipset ensures identical performance for both models, but the Pixel 8 Pro offers more storage variants and higher RAM.


Google sets a new standard with 7 years of full software support for the Pixel 8 duo, which guarantees regular updates and security patches, making them 1st Pixel phones eligible for Android 21.


It’s a significant improvement over the previous Pixel phones, which only received 3 years of software support.


The Pixel 8 starts at $699 (Rs. 75,999), while the Pixel 8 Pro starts at $899 (Rs. 93,999).It is truly worth it for those significant upgrades in the phones.