In the competitive landscape of flagship smartphones, the Google Pixel 8 Pro emerges as a true contender. With its premium design, cutting-edge camera capabilities, robust performance, and commitment to timely updates, the Pixel 8 Pro offers a comprehensive and compelling package for users seeking a top-tier smartphone experience.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 253,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||$894 €833 £713 ¥6426 ₹74675 ﷼3352 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - G1MNW|
|5G Bands||1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - G1MNW|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE-A (CA), 5G|
|Announced||2023, October 04|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2023, October 12|
|Dimensions||162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm (6.40 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||213 g (7.51 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Nano-SIM and eSIM|
|Size||6.7 inches, 108.7 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1344 x 2992 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~489 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2|
|Chipset||Google Tensor G3 (4 nm)|
|CPU||Nona-core (1x3.0 GHz Cortex-X3 & 4x2.45 GHz Cortex-A715 & 4x2.15 GHz Cortex-A510)|
|Internal||128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM|
|Triple||50 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/1.31", 1.2µm, multi-directional PDAF, multi-zone Laser AF, OIS
48 MP, f/2.8, 113mm (telephoto), 1/2.55", 0.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
48 MP, f/2.0, 126˚ (ultrawide), 0.8µm, dual pixel PDAF
|Features||Dual-LED flash, Pixel Shift, Ultra-HDR, panorama, Best Take|
|Video||4K@30/60fps, 1080p@24/30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS, 10-bit HDR|
|Single||10.5 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", 1.22µm, PDAF|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|Positioning||GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (G1), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5)|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.2|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, thermometer (skin temperature)|
|Type||Li-Ion 5050 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||30W wired, PD3.0, PPS, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
|Colors||Obsidian, Porcelain, Bay|
Design and Display
The first thing that captures attention is the stunning design of the Pixel 8 Pro. The display is a true standout feature, boasting a 6.7-inch QHD AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. This translates to an immersive visual experience with vibrant colors, deep blacks, and smooth animations. The phone has an 87.4% screen-to-body ratio and 1344 x 2992 pixels of resolution. The dimensions of the phone measure 162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm, and it weighs 213 g.
Performance and Storage
The Pixel 8 Pro is powered by the latest Google Tensor G3 processor, ensuring swift and efficient performance. The integration of AI enhancements further optimizes the user experience, adapting to individual usage patterns over time. The Pixel 8 Pro comes pre-installed with Android 14. It has an ample 256GB of internal storage in addition to a substantial 12GB of RAM.
Google has been a pioneer in smartphone photography, and the Pixel 8 Pro continues this legacy with an impressive camera setup. The device features a versatile triple-camera system, including a 50MP main sensor, a 48MP ultra-wide lens, and a 48MP periscope telephoto lens. The improved Night Sight and Astrophotography modes, combined with advanced AI enhancements, promise breathtaking photos in any lighting condition. The phone has a 10.5 front-facing camera for taking selfies and video calling.
Battery and Connectivity
Battery life is a crucial aspect of any smartphone, and the Pixel 8 Pro doesn’t disappoint. The sizable 5050 mAh battery, coupled with intelligent power management. 30W Fast charging capabilities provide a quick top-up for users on the go. Regarding connectivity, the phone features Wi-Fi support for standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS functionality, and a USB Type-C 3.2 port. The Pixel 8 Pro prioritizes user security with advanced features such as facial recognition and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the Google Pixel 8 Pro in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.