Google Pixel 8 and 8 Pro: What to know and where to buy

Google Pixel 8

Attention Google lovers, the newest Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro has just been announced.

Here’s everything you need to know about the newest editions of the much loved phones including the specifications, price and where you can buy them.

The phones are available to pre order now and will be available on 12 October. 

Google Pixel 8 Features 

  • 6.2 inch Actua display
  • Available in 3 colours - Hazel, Obsidian and Rose 
  • Dual rear camera system
  • Google Tensor G3 processor 
  • Features Google AI assistant 
  • 8GB RAM
  • 24+ hour battery life
  • Fast wireless charging

Google Pixel 8 Pro features

  • 6.7 inch Super Actua display 
  • Available in 3 colours - Bay, Obsidian and Porcelain 
  • Polished aluminium frame and matte back glass
  • Google Tensor G3 chip
  • Features Google AI assistant 
  • 12GB RAM
  • 24+ hour battery life
  • Fast wireless charging
  • Four cameras - 50MP main camera, 48MP ultrawide camera, 48MP telephoto camera, 10.5MP front camera 
  • Edit images with AI


You can pick up the Google Pixel 8 from $1,199. This is $300 cheaper than the recently released Apple iPhone 15 which starts at $1,499.

The Google Pixel 8 Pro starts from $1,699. This is cheaper in comparison to the new Apple iPhone 15 Pro which starts at $1,849.

Where to pre order and buy

Here’s where you can preorder the Google Pixel 8 Pro and Google Pixel 8 between now and 12 October. 

If you don’t want to buy the phone outright, you can pre order it on a plan. Vodafone, Optus and Telstra are already offering plans. Compare plans below.