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Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8
Google Pixel 8

Informr score
The Google Pixel 8 currently has an Informr score of 8.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 60 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
3 GHz
3 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
50+ MP, f/1.7
50+ MP, f/1.7
4575 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Make Use Of
Make Use Of

The Google Pixel 8 may not have everything its Pro sibling does, but it's got a great size and feel, fantastic cameras, and some impressive AI-powered features that make this the best Pixel phone for most people.

- Kris Wouk, Make Use Of

The Google Pixel 8’s battery performance outperformed that of the Google Pixel 7 thanks to an improved charging experience for its larger battery. But when it came to autonomy, the Pixel 8 remained below the average of our entire database, lasting slightly more than 2 days when used moderately. In u...

- DxOMark
Expert Reviews
Expert Reviews

For Android enthusiasts, the Pixel 7 was already one of the best smartphones you can buy, and the Pixel 8 is undoubtedly a solid improvement. The generational differences may be minor, but with Google continuing to refine its premium handset with every iteration, the Pixel 8 is quite obviously the b...

- Nathan Spendelow, Expert Reviews

Don't let appearances fool you, despite the Pixel 8's relatively small size, it does have a lot of character. While the Pixel 8 does demand a heftier asking price than its predecessor, it also brings a considerable set of upgrades. These include a super-smooth and much brighter display, new and impr...

- Carlsen Martin, Gizbot
The Hindu Business Line
The Hindu Business Line

The Google Pixel 8 packs a vivid display, a great camera setup and a ton of AI features that truly level up my smartphone experience. However, the price of the Pixel 8 at launch is much higher than that of the Pixel 7 when it was announced last year. The price was one of the main aspects that made t...

- Mahananda Bohidar, The Hindu Business Line

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

Google Pixel 8 prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Google's suggested retail price is $699.00. You can compare Pixel 8 prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Google backs up the Pixel 8 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Pixel 8 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Google support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Google's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Google Pixel 8's screen size is 6.2 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

3 GHz

There is a Google Tensor G3 (4 nm) Nona-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 14 operating system (OS).

50+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 50+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4575 mAh battery.

Pixel 8 Specs

Release Date October 12, 2023
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 14

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Processor Google Tensor G3 (4 nm) Nona-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.05 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.3
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
50+ Megapixels, f/1.7, Wide
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
10.5+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 428 pixels
Size 6.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, HDR, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4575 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Up to 18 W
Fast Charging Up to 27 W
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Up to 1440 minutes
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Hazel, Obsidian, Rose
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.05 x 7.08 x 0.89 cm (5.9 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 187 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information

7 years of OS, security, and Feature Drop updates

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