With Google’s much-anticipated event just around the corner, set to go live on October 4, users worldwide are buzzing with excitement.
Speculation is rife that the event will unveil a slew of updates, with a focus on the Google Pixel 8 Series and Watch 2.
A recent leak gave us a sneak peek of what’s to come, including the design, features, and even pricing details.
The Pixel 8 Series Unveiled Before the Curtain Rises
The Pixel 8 Series, consisting of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones, has generated significant buzz even before its official launch.
Both these cutting-edge devices are slated to become available starting October 5.
Peek into the Possible Displays
According to leaks reported by WinFuture, the base model of the Google Pixel 8 Series may sport a 6.17-inch FHD AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels.
Meanwhile, the Pixel 8 Pro could feature a larger 6.7-inch OLED display panel, also with a 120Hz refresh rate and a crisper 3120×1440 pixel resolution.
Power Under the Hood
Under the hood, the Pixel 8 is rumored to come with 8GB of RAM and options for 128GB or 256GB of storage, powered by the Google Tensor G3 SoC.
In contrast, the Pixel 8 Pro could offer three storage variants: 12GB RAM with 128GB, 12GB RAM with 256GB, and a top-tier 12GB RAM with 512GB configuration.
Camera Capabilities Unveiled
Both smartphones are expected to feature a formidable 50MP primary rear camera.
Additionally, the Pixel 8 may include a 12MP Sony IMX386 sensor for ultra-wide-angle shots, while the Pixel 8 Pro might boast a triple rear camera setup, comprising a 64MP main camera and a 48MP ultra-wide-angle camera.
Both models are anticipated to have a 10.5-megapixel sensor for selfies.
Pricing Details Emerge
In terms of pricing, the Pixel 8 Series is poised to start at EUR 799, approximately Rs 70,200, while the Pixel 8 Pro may come in at an initial price of EUR 1099, which translates to around Rs 96,500.
Introducing the Pixel Watch 2
In addition to the smartphones, Google may also introduce the Pixel Watch 2, featuring a 1.2-inch OLED display, Snapdragon W5 Gen1 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and a range of smart features including an optical heart rate monitor and oxygen saturation tracker.
This smartwatch is set to run on Wear OS 4 and is equipped with a 306mAh battery. The Pixel Watch 2 is expected to kick off at EUR 399, or approximately Rs 35,000.
As the event draws near, the tech world eagerly awaits the official unveiling of these exciting new offerings from Google.