Google Pixel 8 + Pixel 8 Pro
What phone models are in the Google Pixel 8 series?
The Pixel 8 series is making waves in the smartphone world with its range of cutting-edge phone models:
- Google Pixel 8
- Google Pixel 8 Pro
Like its predecessors, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 6, these phones come in multiple colours and storage options. Find your perfect match at JB’s in-store and online collection to enjoy unbeatable deals on your new Pixel devices.
What are the new features of Google Pixel 8?
With the Pixel 8, you're not just getting a phone; you're getting a piece of the future. Here are some of its standout specs:
- Improved Camera: The Pixel 8 Pro's camera array will astound photography enthusiasts. The main camera will be a 50MP Samsung ISOCELL GN2, equipped with features designed to enhance low-light performance and capture stunning details. This leap in sensor technology is mirrored by a 64MP IMX787 ultrawide sensor and a 48MP GM5 telephoto sensor. It also supports staggered HDR.
- Faster and Smoother Performance: The Pixel 8 is powered by the latest Google Tensor G3 (codenamed Zuma), a third-generation custom chipset. This promises improved efficiency and overall performance, which means faster app loading, smoother multitasking, and better gaming experiences.
- Smaller Body: The Google Pixel 8 boasts a sleek and compact design with a 6.17-inch screen, slightly smaller than the Pixel 7's 6.3-inch display, making it more ergonomic.
- Android 14: The device runs on Android 14, the newest version of Google's operating system.
- Longer Battery Life: At 4,950 mAh, the Pixel 8's battery life gives you all-day power to stay connected.
- Audio Magic Eraser: This allows users to isolate background noise in videos, focusing on the subject and enhancing audio quality.
- Better Display: The Pixel 8 Pro flaunts a 2822x1344p resolution, while the Pixel 8 features a 2268x1080p resolution. Display brightness also takes a leap forward, with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro clocking up to 1,400 nits and 1,600 nits, respectively, when viewing HDR content.
What is the difference between Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 7?
Google Pixel 7 is already a powerful device with impressive specs, but the Pixel 8 takes things up a notch in terms of:
- Display: While the Pixel 7 features a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, the Pixel 8 sports a smaller OLED screen with enhanced brightness and a faster 120Hz refresh rate.
- Processor: The Pixel 8 is powered by the new Tensor G3 chip, a significant upgrade from the Tensor G2 chip in the Pixel 7. This new chip promises improved performance and power efficiency, especially in AI and machine learning tasks.
- Camera: The Pixel 8 boasts a better camera system, with the Samsung ISOCELL GN2 sensor that captures 35% more light than its predecessor. This results in brighter low-light images and faster shutter speeds. While the main camera and selfie camera on the Pixel 8 sees minor upgrades, the ultrawide camera jumps from 12MP in the Pixel 7 to a whopping 64MP in the Pixel 8.
Is it worth upgrading to the Google Pixel 8?
Deciding whether to upgrade to the Google Pixel 8 depends on various factors, including your current device, needs, and preferences. However, you need to remember that the Pixel 8 comes with exciting new features and awesome specs. It's faster, has a better camera, lasts longer, and is more ergonomic. If you liked the Pixel 7, you're going to love the Pixel 8. It's like getting a supercharged upgrade for your phone. Considering these impressive upgrades and the reputation Google has for delivering quality, the Pixel 8 is undoubtedly a smart investment.
What accessories can I buy for the Google Pixel 8?
At JB, we have a range of mobile accessories to help you make the most out of your Pixel phone, from the Pixel 6, Pixel 7, Pixel 7A, and Pixel 7Pro, to the latest Pixel 8 series. Head on to our stores now or check out our offerings online to get the best deals on:
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