Pixel 8 pricing leaks on eve of launch occasion

Pricing for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional has leaked simply forward of Google’s large launch occasion.

Google can be holding its subsequent large launch occasion at 3pm GMT at the moment (comply with the count-down right here), at which the Pixel 8 vary will take the headliner spot. With a number of leaks spilling the entire beans, nevertheless, there’s actually little or no new to be taught.

Now you can add pricing to an inventory of Pixel 8 leaks that features design, specs, and efficiency. Twitter consumer MysteryLupin has posted what they imagine to be the launch costs for the Pixel 8 vary.

If the Pixel 8 certainly begins from $699, that will characterize a not inconsiderable $100 value hike over the Pixel 7. The 256GB step-up mannequin will ‘solely’ characterize a $60 hike over final 12 months’s equal.

As for the Pixel 8 Professional, a beginning value of $999 would additionally represent a $100 enhance, with the identical $60 hike for 256GB. In the meantime, $1179 for the highest 512GB possibility is an $80 hike on final 12 months’s prime mannequin.

There’s some small quantity of excellent information right here, in that the Pixel Watch 2 seems to have obtained a value freeze. It’ll nonetheless price £349 for the Wi-Fi mannequin, and $399 for the mobile mannequin.

All in all, information of a deflating value rise maybe isn’t the ultimate main leak Google would have chosen going into its large launch occasion – assuming it’s correct, in fact. Nonetheless, if the Pixel 8 vary retains up the great work of the Pixel 7 household, we may very well be in for 2 excellent telephones. They may simply justify that value bump but.