- Google unveils 256GB variants for the recently launched Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones in India.
- The 256GB version of the standard Pixel 8 is priced at Rs 82,999, and the Pro version is priced at Rs 1,13,999 on Flipkart.
- SBI credit card holders will get a Rs 3,500 instant discount on EMI transactions and Rs 4,000 on non-EMI transactions.
Google recently unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, in India. Although these devices garnered approval from Android enthusiasts, a notable concern for many prospective customers was their limited availability with only 128GB storage configuration. If you found yourself in this situation and were deterred by the constrained storage capacity, Google has a pleasant surprise. The technology behemoth has now introduced brand-new 256GB versions for both models in India.
Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro 256GB Storage Variant Price and Availability
The 256GB variant of the vanilla Pixel 8 is listed at Rs 82,999, and the Pro variant is listed at Rs 1,13,999 on Flipkart. The standard Pixel 8 comes in Hazel, Obsidian, and Rose colour options. On the other hand, the Pixel 8 Pro comes in a Bay and Obsidian colour options.
SBI credit card holders will get a Rs 3,500 instant discount on EMI transactions and Rs 4,000 on non-EMI transactions. Besides, the standard 128GB variants of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro costs Rs 75,999 and Rs 1,06,999, respectively.
Google Pixel 8 Specifications
- Display: The Pixel 8 boasts a 6.2-inch FHD+ OLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and a peak brightness of 2,000 nits. It also includes an Always-on display.
- Processor: The Pixel 8 is equipped with the Tensor G3 chipset, featuring a Titan M2 security microprocessor.
- RAM and storage: The smartphone comes with 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM and two storage options, offering 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
- Cameras: The Pixel 8 is equipped with a 50MP wide camera with Super Res Zoom up to 8x, EIS and OIS, and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. On the front, it features the 10.5MP selfie shooter. Camera functionalities encompass Ultra HDR, Magic Editor, Magic Eraser, Photo Unblur, Face Unblur, Night Sight, Astrophotography, Dual exposure controls, and Live HDR+.
- Battery and charging: It accommodates a 4,575mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.
- Software: The Pixel 8 also ships with Android 14 and the commitment to provide 7 years of OS, security, and Feature Drop updates.
- Connectivity and Other features: The device boasts an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, an under-display fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, and Wi-Fi 7.
Google Pixel 8 Pro Specifications
- Display: The Pixel 8 Pro flaunts a 6.7-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 1344 x 2992, featuring a 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Glass Victus 2 protection, and a peak brightness of 2,400 nits. It also includes an Always-on display with a punch-hole front camera.
- Processor: The smartphone is driven by the Tensor G3 chipset, coupled with a Titan M2 security microprocessor.
- RAM and storage: The phone is equipped with 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM and offers storage options of 128GB and 256GB. In the US, it is also available with 1TB of storage.
- Cameras: The Pixel 8 Pro features a 50MP wide-angle lens, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 48MP telephoto lens with Super Res Zoom providing up to 30x zoom. For selfies, there’s a 10.5MP front camera. It offers a wide range of camera features, including Magic Editor, Best Take, Magic Eraser, Photo Unblur, Motion auto-focus, Dual exposure controls, and Live HDR+.
- Battery and charging: The Pixel 8 Pro has a 5,050mAh battery, supporting 30W fast charging.
- Software: The Pixel 8 Pro comes with Android 14 pre-installed and is guaranteed to receive 7 years of OS, security, and Feature Drop updates.
- Connectivity and Other features: It holds an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, features an under-display fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi 7, and an ultra-wideband chip for precise ranging and spatial orientation. The Pixel 8 Pro also has a dedicated temperature sensor on the back to measure your body’s temperature.