December 2, 2023

Precisely someday after Apple confirmed the iPhone 15 launch occasion will happen on September 12, Google revealed it’ll take the stage for its personal fall occasion in October. The “Made by Google” occasion kicks off on Wednesday, October 4 at 10 a.m. ET in New York Metropolis, and we count on to see loads of new {hardware}, together with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional.

Google’s incapability to maintain secrets and techniques previous to its launch occasions continued this yr. The truth is, as spotted by @Android_Setting on X, Google even included an image of somebody holding a Pixel 8 Professional on a web page on its web site this week (which has since been eliminated).

So we already know nearly the whole lot there may be to know in regards to the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional. As you may see within the leaked picture, Google has altered the look of the rear cameras within the digital camera bar, inserting them in a single oval as an alternative of two separate cutouts. Save for that comparatively refined change, the Pixel 8 will characteristic an identical design to that of the Pixel 7.

As for the specs, we all know Google’s Tensor G3 chip will debut within the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional. Very similar to Apple does with its A-series chips, Google now manufactures processors for its flagship telephones, boosting their efficiency with every new launch.

However most significantly, Google made a brand new #BestPhonesForever advert for the occasion:

Past the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional, we additionally count on to see the Pixel Watch 2, which can reportedly characteristic a extra highly effective Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 chipset, longer battery life, and well being sensors much like the Fitbit Sense 2 (by way of 9to5Google).

There may additionally be just a few surprises in retailer, so be sure you tune in on October 4.