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Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro pricing and specs revealed; the 8 will start from $699

Google’s upcoming Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones are set to start at $699 and $899, respectively, according to a leak from Kamila Wojciechowska. This represents a $100 price increase for the Pixel 8 standard model over the current Pixel 7, while the Pixel 8 Pro remains the same price as its predecessor.

Both phones will be powered by Google’s new Tensor G3 processor and will feature dynamic refresh rate displays that can range from 60Hz to 120Hz. The Pixel 8 will have 8GB of RAM, while the Pixel 8 Pro will have 12GB of RAM.

In terms of cameras, the Pixel 8 will have a dual-camera system on the back with a 50MP wide-angle lens and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens. The Pixel 8 Pro will have a triple-camera system on the back with a 50MP wide-angle lens, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 48MP telephoto lens. Both phones will have a 10.5MP front-facing camera.

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Here is a summary of the key specifications of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro:

Pixel 8

  • Google Tensor G3 processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 60-120Hz dynamic refresh rate screen
  • 50-megapixel wide-angle lens + 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, supporting macro focus
  • 10.5 million pixel front camera
  • Support face unlock/fingerprint unlock

Pixel 8 Pro

  • Google Tensor G3 processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • 1-120Hz dynamic refresh rate screen
  • 50-megapixel wide-angle lens + 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens + 48-megapixel telephoto lens, supporting macro focus
  • 10.5 million pixel front camera
  • Support face unlock/fingerprint unlock

Wojciechowska also revealed some of the camera features of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro in a promotional video. The new phones will feature a professional mode (unique to Pixel 8 Pro), true color, night scene mode, starry sky photography, super-resolution zoom, and a magic editor for changing faces in photos.

Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. He has been in the tech space for over 6 years helping mobile technology users to understand more about their very own devices. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of a pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.

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