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Frequently asked questions
Google Pixel 8 was officially released for pre-order on 4 October. It became officially available to buy on 12 October 2023.
Yes – Google Pixel 8 is 5G ready.
Google Pixel 8 comes with a Quick Switch adaptor and a 1m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0). It doesn’t come with a plug.
Yes - Google Pixel 8 has fast wireless charging (Qi-certified). The charging rate is up to 18W Google Pixel Stand (2nd gen) - sold separately.
The Google Pixel 8’s battery can last beyond 24 hours, and up to 72 hours with Extreme Battery Saver.
Yes, Google Pixel 8 can support one nano SIM and one eSIM.
Not quite - Google Pixel 8 has an IP68 dust and water resistance rating, which means that it can be submerged in water up to 6 metres deep for up to 30 minutes.
Yes, Google Pixel 8 includes Google AI which can be used for a range of things. Combine similar photos into one great picture with Pixel’s Best Take; remove distractions in the background with Magic Editor; and reduce annoying background audio from your videos with Audio Magic Eraser – all made possible with Google AI. Google AI also makes daily tasks run more smoothly: skip hold music, detect and filter spam calls and do more on all your favourite apps just using your voice.
Yes – Google Pixel 8 boasts Magic Eraser, Audio Magic Eraser, and Magic Editor.
No, Google Pixel 8 doesn’t have expandable memory.
Yes – Google Pixel 8 has Face Unlock as well as Fingerprint Unlock, pattern, PIN and password options.