Google is generating excitement among tech enthusiasts with its upcoming in-person event, set to take place on October 4 in New York City. The much-anticipated event will see the introduction of three new products: the Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro, and Pixel Watch 2.
While Google has already released teaser clips and landing pages on the Google Store, confirming the existence of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, fans are eagerly awaiting more information about the devices. Early leaks suggest that the Pixel 8 Pro will boast a flat 6.7-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 1,344 x 2,992, while the Pixel 8 will feature a slightly smaller 6.17-inch 1,080 x 2,400 display.
Both smartphones will come equipped with the new Tensor G3 processor. The Pixel 8 will offer 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, while its Pro counterpart will boast 12GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Expectations are high for the cameras on these devices, with reports suggesting upgraded sensors and improved ultrawide cameras. The Pixel 8 Pro may even include a time-of-flight sensor and a 48-megapixel sensor for the ultrawide camera, while the Pixel 8 will sport a wider field of view lens.
One particular highlight for potential buyers is the rumored extended software support. The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are speculated to receive up to seven years of software updates, offering users a longer lifespan for their devices.
In terms of pricing, the Pixel 8 is expected to start at $699, while the Pixel 8 Pro will have a higher starting price of $899.
Alongside the new smartphones, Google will also be unveiling the Pixel Watch 2. Limited details have been released about this highly anticipated smartwatch, but rumors suggest it will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 processor for improved battery life and a larger battery capacity. Additionally, the Pixel Watch 2 may include a dedicated ultra-wideband (UWB) chip, enabling precision object tracking and seamless media transfers with other Google devices.
As the event draws near, excitement is building among tech enthusiasts who are eagerly awaiting further details about these new Google devices. Stay tuned for more updates on the Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro, and Pixel Watch 2 as they are revealed during Google’s event on October 4.