Less than a day after Apple revealed the presentation date of the iPhone 15, Google confirmed the day it will announce the Pixel 8. The tech giant sent out invites to the media for a special event that will take place on October 4, 2023 where it will show all the news of the Pixel series.
The star of the event will undoubtedly be the Pixel 8. The most recent rumors indicate that the new terminal will continue the trend of being offered in two versions, one of them with a larger screen and better camera features.
Among the leaked specifications it is said that the Pixel 8 will arrive with a 6.1-inch screen with 120 Hz support, while the Pixel 8 Pro will have a 6.7-inch display. inside we will find new Tensor G3 chipsets that they would give a considerable leap in performance compared to the previous version.
In the camera section it is rumored that The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will include a new ISOCELL GN2 sensor with improved autofocus for its 50 megapixel cameras. In the case of the Pro variant, Google will add a Sony IMX787 sensor to capture ultra-wide-angle photos.
Regarding the design, Google mistakenly leaked an image of the Pixel 8 Pro on its website that gives us an idea of what we could expect. At first glance, the next flagship does not stray from the style that characterizes it and it will have curved edges and a photographic module that runs from edge to edge on the back. Both will be very similar in size to their previous versions.
The Pixel Watch 2 would debut alongside the Pixel 8 at the Google event
Along with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, Google will also present the Pixel Watch 2. The successor to its first smart watch will come with a battery of improvements in various sections to compete with Apple and Samsung, leaders in the smartwatch sector.
Rumors of the Pixel Watch 2 ensure that the watch will be powered by a quad-core Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip. One of the benefits of moving from an Exynos 9110 to Qualcomm’s offering has to do with battery life. The Snapdragon chip not only offers an improvement in performance, but also advanced features that guarantee more hours of use.
Another important feature is ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, an alternative to Bluetooth that would add new features. The Pixel Watch 2 could share content immediately with the Pixel 8, similar to what we see on the iPhone and Apple Watch.
At the moment it is unknown Price and availability of the new Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro and Pixel Watch 2. Google will reveal all the details at your special event to be held next October 4, 2023.