That, even if real, was ran on a dev board in April. I wouldn't take too much stock in the results. I believe the first leaks of the Tensor 2 came out in September of last year. Plus, benchmarks don't tell nearly the whole story.
Of course. This is understandable. I am not disappointed with the Tensor G2's performance as much as I am with the phone's rather disappointing battery life. So, if the G3 really only has an 8% performance improvement over the G2, then that would be fine by me. But, if the new chip design leads to a 30% battery improvement over the Pixel phones utilizing the G1 and G2, then it would be an absolutely amazing device!
Maybe Samsung borked the modem for Google on purpose, maybeNo. Google would need to beat (not nearly meet) the battery life of the s23 ultra. The phone will be a year newer so meeting last year's king (s23 ultra) wouldn't be enough. For this to happen Google would need to utilize better modems so the phone didn't work so hard to find cell signal, a 3nM processor, and some sort of cooling. Google is fixated on using garbage hardware covered in band-aids via "awesome software," so I don't see that happening. It's always "next year they're gonna release the sacred unicorn pixel ULTRA!" That never happens next year never comes. They won't beat Samsung in anything except picture quality. I'll wait 5 years for the pixel 12. I went from the 2xl to the 7p, and I'll wait just as long this time.
I for one try to take over the world! That's what on Earth I'm doing on my device. After that... It's personal... Nuf said!
It's about time they add what Samsung has had for years...
Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro could serve as full-time desktop replacementsGoogle's upcoming flagships, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, will allegedly support USB-C DisplayPort Alt Mode. It allows the phones to output video to a screen over a USB-C to HDMI/DP port, potentially opening up possibilities for a dedicated desktop mode.www.notebookcheck.net
If they have fast charging, I would try to upgrade, although I personally don't care for the "proof your not running fever, before next round of shot sensor".
I'm just waiting to see the trade-in myself. The biggest reason I bought the P7P was to have a good value on a trade-in for the P8P. I think I remember the P6P was about 50% off the price of the P7PI checked to see what the trade-in was for the P7Pro on the new Pixel flip.
Which is a freaking $1700-$1800 phone. wow!
I'm not interested in it at all, but wanted to know the trade-in value.
It was $700. Waay more than I expected.
I doubt we'll get the same value when buying a Pixel 8.
I'm going to stay with the 7pro for another couple of years. I will just from now to start saving for the 10 pro. The 8 pro doesn't seem as much as a upgrade to me now, this phone will also be fully operational for most people's needs to surpass needing to upgrade to the 9 pro.I'm pretty sure I'll be upgrading to the 8 pro after seeing it on the Google store. Supposedly the pro will have a matte back. I'm really crossing my fingers in this because I hate the gloss. It's a fingerprint magnet and it just keeps the phone from feeling premium. The flat display will be great, and the new tensor chip is supposed to be way closer to the flagship chips. The only thing I don't like so much is the rounder corners. Not sure why Google went that route, but the 7 pros corners look way better. Anyway, just my $0.02.
Not anytime soon but maybe when it has an established developer ecosystem and I figure out how to buy it new for a few hundred dollars.