Google Pixel 8 Pro

Released October 2023

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Google Pixel 8 Pro

Summary


Pros

  • Pleasant color rendering from outdoor conditions to very low-light conditions, in both photo and video
  • Nice and accurate skin-tone rendering in all lighting conditions
  • Fast and accurate autofocus in photo and video
  • Generally accurate target exposure on subject for both video and photo
  • Good level of details at all zoom ranges and on macro pictures
  • Efficient stabilization in most lighting conditions
  • Very good front-camera color rendering
  • Front-camera autofocus provides improved image texture levels, especially in close-up shots
  • Very good display readability in all environments
  • Pleasant screen color rendering in all viewing conditions
  • Solid HDR video experience, with pleasant brightness and contrast
  • Reactive and smooth touch interactions when web browsing
  • Great audio from built-in speakers, with a noticeable improvement over the previous Pixels
  • Pleasant and natural timbre in audio recordings
  • Improved recording quality of concerts
  • Good autonomy when gaming and streaming videos

Cons

  • Loss of very fine image details or local loss of texture
  • Visible segmentation errors with bokeh effect
  • Some visible noise in low-light conditions during videos
  • Visible sharpness differences between frames in videos
  • Limited audio zoom performance
  • Poor efficiency due to higher than average discharge currents

Scores


153
camera
2024
Overall Camera Score i
153
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 158
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
155
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Bokeh i
65
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Preview i
75
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
152
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
149
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 135

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

154
display
2024
Overall Display Score i
154
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
162
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
Top score Best
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
164
Video i
156
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
138
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
160
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
121
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
142
audio
2024
Overall Audio Score i
142
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
143
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
139
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

111
battery
Overall Battery Score i
111
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
113
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
116
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
95
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 7h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h49
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h40
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h33 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
145
selfie
2024
Overall Selfie Score i
145
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 151
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
143
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 149
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
149
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 156

Specifications


162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Long Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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