Google Pixel 8 Pro

Google Pixel 8 Pro: A Comprehensive Overview

Google Pixel 8 Pro

Google recently unveiled the Google Pixel 8 Pro, a successor to the Pixel 7 Pro. The new smartphone boasts a range of impressive features and upgrades, making it a worthy contender in the premium smartphone segment. Here’s a detailed look at the Google Pixel 8 Pro:

First Impressions:

  • Design: The Pixel 8 Pro retains a design reminiscent of its predecessor, the 7 Pro, but with notable enhancements. The phone features a polished aluminium frame, which might be a fingerprint magnet for some. The power button and volume rockers are located on the right side, with the single SIM slot on the left. The phone also supports eSIM.
  • Display: The device sports a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ OLED LTPO screen with a variable refresh rate ranging from 1-120Hz. The display can achieve up to 2400 nits of brightness, making it 60% brighter than the previous model. It’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2.
  • Camera: The Pixel 8 Pro houses a 50MP primary camera, a 48MP ultra-wide lens with macro capabilities, and a 48MP telephoto lens supporting 5x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom. A temperature sensor has also been added to the camera bar. The front camera is a 10.8MP sensor with support for 4K 60 fps video recording.
  • Performance: Powering the Pixel 8 Pro is the new Tensor G3 SoC, accompanied by the Titan M2 security chip. Google promises 7 years of OS updates, feature drops, and security updates for this device.
  • Battery: The phone is equipped with a 5,050mAh battery, supporting up to 30W wired fast charging and 23W wireless charging.
  • Price: The Pixel 8 Pro is priced at Rs. 1,06,999 (MRP) and is available for pre-order on Flipkart.
Captured with the Google Pixel 8 Pro with its 50MP main lens
Captured with the Google Pixel 8 Pro with its 50MP main lens
Captured with the Google Pixel 8 Pro with its 48MP ultrawide lens in Macro mode.
Captured with the Google Pixel 8 Pro with its 48MP ultrawide lens in Macro mode.

Technical Specifications:

  • Network: Supports GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G.
  • Body: Dimensions of 162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm and weighs 213g. It’s built with Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on both the front and back, with an aluminum frame. The phone also boasts IP68 dust/water resistance.
  • Platform: Runs on Android 14, powered by the Google Tensor G3 chipset.
  • Memory: Options include 128GB with 12GB RAM, 256GB with 12GB RAM, 512GB with 12GB RAM, and 1TB with 12GB RAM. The phone uses UFS 3.1 technology for faster read/write speeds.
  • Sound: Stereo speakers are present, but there’s no 3.5mm jack.
  • Connectivity: Comprehensive support including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, and USB Type-C 3.2.
  • Sensors: Features an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, and a thermometer for skin temperature. It also supports Ultra Wideband (UWB).
  • Battery: Li-Ion 5050 mAh, non-removable battery with 30W wired charging and 23W wireless charging capabilities.
  • Colors: Available in Obsidian, Porcelain, and Bay.

The Google Pixel 8 Pro, with its advanced features and technical prowess, is set to be a game-changer in the smartphone market. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast, a gamer, or someone who needs a reliable phone for daily tasks, the Pixel 8 Pro seems to tick all the right boxes.

Also Read: Android 14 Update

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