Google is expected to launch the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones under its next generation Pixel series in October this year. Earlier, the now standard Google Pixel 8 model received approval from the WPC (WPC) certification platform. From where the fast charging capacity of the device is known.
Google Pixel 8 spotted on WPC certification site
A Google smartphone with model number GKWS6 has been listed on the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) certification platform. The listing confirms that it will come with the name Google Pixel 8. The handset will hit the market with the older Qi wireless charging standard (version 1.2.4), rather than supporting the latest Qi2 wireless charging technology.
It is also said that Google Pixel 8 will support 12W wireless charging like its predecessor Pixel 7. This WPC listing also revealed an image of the device, which has the same design as its predecessor. So far, various reports have claimed that the Google Pixel 8 will feature a 6.16-inch OLED panel, which will support a FullHD+ resolution of 2,268 x 1,080 pixels.
On the other hand, the higher-end Pixel 8 Pro will have a 6.7-inch OLED panel with curved edges. The Pixel 8 series will use the Tensor G3 chipset. For photography, the Pixel 8 Pro can feature a Samsung GN2 camera sensor, with a size of 1/1.12 inches and a resolution of 50 megapixels.
The Pro model is also said to have an in-built thermometer for measuring body and object temperatures. The Pixel Watch 2 smartwatch will also be launched along with the Pixel 8 series. It will include the Snapdragon W5 generation chip, which will offer better battery life and performance than its predecessor.