Google Pixel 8 News: Google Pixel 8 specs leaked, Pixel 8 Pro, next smartphones could feature Tensor G3 chip

Just a month after Google launched the Pixel 7 series after a long wait, the tech giant is preparing to release its next flagship, the Pixel 8 series. Ahead of the launch, several speculations surrounding the launch of Google Pixel 8 have started doing the rounds on social media.

According to reports, Google’s upcoming smartphones, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will be codenamed “Shiba” and “Husky” respectively.

The upcoming Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are rumored to pack 12GB of RAM and feature a new Tensor chip, ‘G3’, according to the report by
AndroidPolice said. The Google Pixel 8 Pro is also likely to offer a 2822×1344 pixel display resolution, while the vanilla version is expected to come with a standard 2268×1080 resolution.

According to reports, the smartphones will sport a standard look and will not be a foldable device or a tablet. The company may give a preview of upcoming Pixel flagship smartphones during Google I/O 2023, according to multiple reports. The Google Pixel 8 Pro will most likely sport a 64MP + 48MP + 12MP triple camera setup, while there will be a 16MP camera on the front for flawless selfies.

In August of this year, a report stated that Samsung was testing a next-generation Tensor chipset which would be the third-generation Google Tensor chipset that would power the Pixel 8 series.

The chipset’s development board was codenamed “Ripcurrent” and the chip itself was codenamed “Zuma”.

It was assumed that the referenced chipset was a Tensor SoC manufactured by Samsung, as the first generation Tensor SoC had a similar model number to that used by the referenced chipset.