- The Google Pixel 8 Launch Event took place yesterday, October 4, 2023.
- The two new Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro phones were revealed, along with the new Google Watch 2.
- Google Assistant and Google Bard got major upgrades, integrating them with Pixel phones in various ways.
Google Pixel phones have been the best Android phones for the last few years, and this year’s Google Pixel 8 launch event cemented that fact even more.
Here is a rundown of every major announcement made at this year’s Google Pixel 8 Launch Event that took place yesterday, October 45, 2023:
Google Pixel 8 & Pixel 8 Pro
The main attraction of this event definitely was the reveal of the Google Pixel 8 and the Google Pixel 8 Pro smartphones.
Compared to last year’s variant, both of them feature refined designs, better cameras with improved low-light sensors, and the massively upgraded Android 14 OS, codenamed Android U (U stands for Upside Down Cake).
Both phones will be launched on October 12, 2023, while pre-orders have already started now. The Google Pixel 8 will have a starting price tag of $699, while the Google Pixel 8 Pro will have a price tag of $999.
Google Watch 2
The new Google Watch 2 comes with a new design, a faster processor, and the integration of AI in most of its features. This undoubtedly makes its health and fitness tracker more efficient.
The Google Pixel Watch 2 release date is on October 12, 2023, while pre-orders have already started now. The Google Watch 2 will have a price tag of $349.
Google Pixel Buds Pro Upgrades
While a new Google Pixel Bud was not announced, the existing Pixel Buds Pro got a host of new updates, like improved connectivity and smart conversation detection.
Google Assistant And Bard AI Innovations
Google Assistant finally gets integrated with Google Bard AI, making it more efficient than before. While its new capabilities due to Bard’s generative AI were teased, it will be fully rolled out sometime next year.
So what are your impressions of the Google Pixel 8 phones? Will you buy one? Let us know in the comments below!