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The next-generation Pixel smartphones, Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, will be announced and released this fall.

Equipped with the third-generation Google-made chip, Tensor G3, and a rendered image of the exterior has also been leaked, this time, the camera specifications of this Pixel 8 series were posted on the Android Authority as exclusive leak information.

Main camera upgrade

The main upgrade to the Pixel 8 series’ camera hardware is the area sensor in both models, while the Pixel 7 series’Samsung ISOCELL GN1 sensor changed to ISOCELL GN2will be

First, the sensor size is larger, allowing it to capture about 35% more light than its predecessor.

Also, although this sensor also supports 8K / 30fps video recording, it is unknown whether this function will be implemented in the Pixel 8 series.

The Pixel 8 series cameras also support Staggered HDR. This reduces the delay between captured frames for HDR, reducing ghosting and speeding up the capture process.

Telephoto camera is basically stationary

On the other hand, the telephoto camera of the Pixel 8 Pro remains the same 5x module as the Pixel 7 Pro, and the front camera is also a fixed 11MP sensor.

The Pro’s ultra-wide-angle camera is a major upgrade

just,Pixel 8 Pro upgrades ultra-wide-angle camera.

of the previous model12MP Sony IMX386 will be replaced by 64MP Sony IMX787.
The size of this IMX787 sensor is almost double that of the IMX386, and although the exact field of view (FoV) is unknown, the zoom ratio has been increased from 0.56x to 0.49x.

However, it is possible that the Pixel 8 Pro will abolish the macro mode that was installed up to the Pixel 7 series.

The unmarked Pixel 8’s ultra-wide-angle camera has also been modestly upgraded. The sensor itself is the same Sony IMX386 that is installed in the Pixel 6 series, but it is slightly wider. Pixel 7’s zoom ratio was 0.67x, but Pixel 8’s is 0.55x.

The Pro has also evolved the ToF sensor

The Pixel 8 Pro has a new 8 × 8 ToF VL53L8 sensor, which seems to significantly improve the reliability of autofocus.

On the other hand, the VL53L1 will continue to be used as the ToF sensor for the unmarked Pixel 8.

a thermometer is just a thermometer

Regarding the thermometer on the Pixel 8 Pro that was leaked a while ago.
This is an FIR thermometer sensor, some speculate that it may be a thermography camera that can also be used for photography purposes, but this is incorrect. “just a thermometerThat’s right.

The sensor is Melexis MLX90632, which is recommended for highly accurate non-contact temperature measurement, mainly including body temperature, and cannot be used for any purpose other than temperature measurement.


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