Google is all set to launch its next-generation smartphones -Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro- along with new wearables at the ‘Made by Google’ event on October 4. The company has already teased the design of the new Pixel phones and some of them. Its specifications have already been known through many leaks. In a fresh update, short unboxing videos of the Pixel 8 series have gone live on YouTube, giving a hands-on look at the design and packaging. The vanilla Pixel 8 is shown in a gray shade, while the Pixel 8 Pro is shown with a matte black finish. Both models are expected to run on Tensor G3 SoC.
A YouTube channel, PBKreviews, Posted unboxed Video Of Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. The video shows the retail box including the USB Type-C cable, quick switch adapter, documentation and the smartphone. The unboxing video shows a gray color variant of the Pixel 8, while the Pixel 8 Pro is shown in a matte black shade. Additionally, the video reveals that both devices will come with an in-display fingerprint sensor like their predecessors.
The unboxing video offers a detailed look at the phone from front and back angles. They are shown with a hole-punch display design and the familiar visor-style camera array. The vanilla model has two rear cameras, while the Pixel 8 Pro is shown to have a triple camera setup.
Google is also set to unveil the Pixel 8 series at its ‘Made by Google’ event on October 4 at 10:00 am local time (7:30 pm IST) in New York. Pixel Watch 2 and Pixel Buds Pro will also be launched at the event. In India, the handsets will be available for pre-order via Flipkart from October 5.
The Pixel 8 series smartphones are expected to come with Android 14. The regular Pixel 8 is expected to come with a 6.17-inch full-HD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, while the Pro model is said to get a 6.71-inch LTPO. OLED screen with QHD resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. They may run on Tensor G3 SoC. They come in two RAMs – 8 GB and 12 GB – and two storage options – 128 GB and 256 GB RAM.