Pixel 8 duo may finally get long overdue battery and charging upgrades
The Pixel 8 is rumored to have a bigger battery with a rated capacity of 4,485mAh and could support 24W charging. The Pro is likely to have a 4,950mAh battery and support 27W wired charging.
Pixel 8 and 8 Pro battery and charging improvements
- Pixel 8 rated capacity will increase from 4,270mAh to 4,485mAh and charging speed will increase from 20W to 24W
- Pixel 8 Pro rated capacity will increase from 4,926mAh to 4,950mAh and charging speed will increase from 23W to 27W
Wojciechowska has also revealed that Google’s upcoming phones will support the newer Wi-Fi 7 standard, which should result in higher speeds and improved latency. The Pixel 8 Pro could come with an upgraded UWB model, while the non-Pro model will continue to miss out on the feature
And lastly, the leaker says that there’s a possibility that the Pixel 8 duo will be available in four new markets – Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and Portugal – bringing the total number of countries where the phones are officially available to 21.