Google is also anticipated to unveil the Pixel Watch 2 at the same event
Tech giant Google has announced the launch date for the Pixel 8 series. The launch of Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro is scheduled on October 4, according to invites sent out by the company. Google is also anticipated to unveil the Pixel Watch 2 at the same event, according to the Mashable website.
Google Pixel 8 series: In terms of the fundamental specifications, the Tensor G3 SoC is anticipated to be included in the future Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. Furthermore, rumours suggest that these gadgets will use the Titan security chip. The Pixel 8 will probably have a 6.2-inch display, while the Pixel 8 Pro could have a more expansive 6.71-inch OLED screen with QHD+ resolution and a fluid 120Hz refresh rate.
As per the Mashable website, leaked renders indicate that the Pixel 8 will feature a dual-camera setup, including a 50MP primary camera and a 12MP ultra-wide lens. The Pixel 8 Pro is anticipated to boast a triple-camera arrangement, a 50MP primary camera with optical image stabilization, a 64MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 48MP telephoto camera. On the front, the phone is rumoured to house an 11MP selfie camera featuring a Samsung JN1 sensor.
Google Pixel Watch 2: Google may also unveil the Pixel Watch 2, the successor to the Pixel Watch, at its October event in addition to the smartphones. The Pixel Watch 2 is anticipated to maintain the original Pixel Watch’s circular dial and two physical side buttons.
Furthermore, the Watch 2 is slated to be powered by a Snapdragon W5 chipset and 2GB of RAM. Leaks have also unveiled a 383×384 pixel resolution display for the smartwatch, along with four new watch faces, namely Accessible, Arc, Analog Bold, and Bold Digital, reported Mashable website.
Earlier in May, in its annual developer conference, Google I/O, Google introduced AI-powered search with a new generative search experience and also launched the next-generation model, PaLM 2.
Talking about the new model, Sunder Pichai tweeted, “We also introduced our next generation model, PaLM 2. It’s powering over 25 new products + features, has improved multilingual, reasoning and coding capabilities, and can be fine-tuned for specific uses, like health and security.”
Chat GPT rival Bard will now run on PaLM 2. Initially, Bard was only available in UK and US but now moving Bard to over 180 countries and territories — with more coming soon, according to the blog posted on Google.
Not just that: Bard is now available in Japanese and Korean, and we’re on track to support 40 languages soon.
“We’re also bringing generative AI features in @GoogleWorkspace including “Help me write” in Docs + Gmail, plus tools to generate images from text descriptions in Slides + Meet and create custom plans in Sheets, to Workspace Labs,” Google CEO said in a tweet.
Google has added a new edition to the Pixel portfolio of products: Pixel Fold, our first foldable phone; Pixel Tablet, our tablet designed to be helpful in your hand and your home; and Pixel 7a, the latest A-series phone