Good news. New Google Pixel phones are coming. As of today, the Google Pixel 8 and the Google Pixel 8 Pro can be pre-ordered. Here you can read what the phones can do. Which one suits you best and when?
Meet Google Pixel.
The Google Pixel phones are perfectly tailored to Android, the operating system that Google develops. This way you get the phone that Google intended with its operating system. With the best price-quality ratio.
Extra advantage? Google has supported Pixel phones for a long time. You will receive security updates for at least 7 years. This way you are extra well protected against viruses.
The phones will also receive the latest version of Android for years. This way you will have the latest functions on your phone in a few years.
Which Google Pixel 8 suits you?
Google releases 2 new Pixel phones. They both look beautiful and are available in several colors. Of course, they also have all kinds of good specifications, such as a strong battery and a clear screen. Below you can read more about the Pixel 8 and the Pixel 8 Pro.
Screen: compact or large?
The screen quality of the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro is very good. They both have a bright LTPO AMOLED screen. With a refresh rate of 120 Hz. This way you can scroll smoothly through websites and the image plays more smoothly. You also won’t have any hiccups when you play games.
The difference is in the screen size and resolution. The Pixel 8 is a compact phone of 6.2 inches. This fits easily in your pocket. The screen resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels provides images full of detail.
But the Pixel 8 Pro does it even better. This has a higher screen resolution of 1344 by 2992 pixels. And a larger screen of 6.7 inches. Perfect if you like watching videos and your favorite series on your phone.
Camera: more or fewer functions?
Do you like taking photos with your phone? Then you’re in the right place with both Google Pixel phones. The 50-megapixel wide-angle lens takes beautiful photos full of details.
And thanks to the Pixel 8’s 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with autofocus, you can capture even more. Very useful for landscape photos or group photos. The Pixel 8 Pro even has a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens.
You can take selfies with both Google Pixel 8 phones with the 10.5-megapixel camera on the front. You can also record videos in 4K at 60 frames per second.
Or video calling in the highest quality. The main camera on the back can also do this. This supports HDR. This way, videos always have good contrast. That makes them lively.
A nice addition to the Pixel 8 Pro is the 48-megapixel telephoto lens. This means that it has 3 cameras on the back instead of 2. With this lens, you can optically zoom in no less than 5 times.
Without the quality decreasing. The Pixel 8 Pro also has Video Boost. Colors, exposure, stabilization, and grain are adjusted automatically. This way your video will look even more beautiful.
With the professional control functions you can adjust even more settings, such as shutter speed and ISO. That makes the Google Pixel 8 Pro slightly better than the Google Pixel 8.
Specifications: fast and safe.
The Pixel 8 phones have the Tensor G3 processor. Google’s most powerful chip ever. Specially designed with artificial intelligence from Google. Useful for all advanced photo and video functions.
And your phone is bursting with smart ways to use your phone thanks to AI. The whole day long. Because artificial intelligence also ensures that the phones are extra economical.
Thanks to the processor and RAM of 8 GB on the Google Pixel 8 and 12 GB on the Google Pixel 8 Pro, the phones are very fast. You can switch between apps smoothly. You can play games without any hiccups.
The Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro both have a large battery. That of the Pixel 8 has a 4485 mAh capacity. That of the Pixel 7 Pro 4950 mAh.
You can easily use both phones all day long without having to charge them in between. Custom battery usage allows the battery to last more than 24 hours. With Extreme battery saving of up to 72 hours.
AI functions: easy and convenient.
The Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro have useful new AI features. Like the Magic Eraser for Audio. Very useful if there are annoying background noises from cars, for example, in your video. You can suppress these sounds with a few taps.
Sounds during calls can also be suppressed. Clear Call Sound reduces background noise for the caller. And the voice optimized. This way you can always hear the person you are calling clearly.
With Google Assistant’s Quick Overview, you can quickly view useful information without having to unlock your Google Pixel phone. For example, view planned events, travel updates, and the weather.
Security: a new security chip.
Security is good with the 2 Google phones. They have the Titan M2 security chip. This provides multiple layers of security to protect your personal information.
You also get another 7 years of security updates. Minimal. You will also receive the new version of Android for years to come.
With Google One’s built-in VPN, your Pixel phone protects your online activity extra well. And with automatic security controls and privacy options in the Security & Privacy Hub, you’re well protected against phishing and malware.
Your private data is also well protected. Extra useful: With warnings for unknown trackers you will receive a notification if an unknown Bluetooth device moves with you.
Google Pixel 7 vs Google Pixel 8: the main differences.
Whether you choose the Google Pixel 8 or the Google Pixel 8 Pro, there are a number of differences compared to the predecessors:
- The Pixel 8 phones have the latest Google Tensor processor. The G3 instead of the G2. It is the most powerful Pixel chip ever. It’s specially designed with Google AI for enhanced photo and video features and smart ways to use your phone. That makes them even faster and more economical.
- The Pixel 8 phones have new camera features. Such as Best Shot, Night Vision, and Macro Focus. With Macro Focus, the colors and contrast are even better when you photograph a subject up close. And thanks to Best Shot, everyone always looks good in the group photo. You can take photos of the starry sky or dark spaces with Night Vision.
- New AI functions make using your phone even easier. For example, it ensures that you can hear the person you are calling even better. And that you can request information more quickly.