In a typically predictable fashion for unreleased Google hardware, the upcoming Google Pixel 8 series phones have been appearing in leaks almost every few weeks. After rumored marketing renders and camera details appeared online, tipster Yogesh Brar shared the core specifications of the Pixel 8 Pro.
The Pixel 8 Pro will reportedly feature a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1440 x 3120 pixels) LTPO OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, which is the same as the Google Pixel 7 Pro. That means you get a screen with a respectable sharpness of 512 pixel-per-inch and dynamic refresh rate adjustment.
The Tensor G3 chip will power the device. This chip, once again, is said to be based on Samsung Exynos reference design. Google will reportedly take until the tenth-generation Pixel to adopt a fully self-designed Tensor silicon. Similar to last year’s Tensor G2 chip, it will be accompanied by the in-house Titan security chip for storing sensitive information and handling secure boot.
The camera department is where the
Notably, the 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor is being swapped in favor of a 64-megapixel sensor on the
Once again, we’re hearing about a temperature sensor on the upcoming Google flagship. The battery capacity is reportedly 4,950mAh, which isn’t too shabby, but wired charging support is still abysmally slow at 27W. For comparison, the OnePlus 11 juices up at 80W with a wire, while its successor that arrives early next year will reportedly set the benchmark even further with 150W charging support.
Google is still months away from the launch of the
It would be interesting to see if Google can deliver some meaningful functional surprises with Android 14 on the software side, but we’ll have to keep waiting to see what happens on that front. An official announcement is expected at some point in October.
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