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Here’s what you need to know to find the Pixel that fits your needs.

The best phone cameras have something for everyone, which is why there’s a Pixel for every kind of photographer.

Whether you’re a parent trying to take the perfect family portrait, an adventurous type who needs high-quality low-light photos at an affordable price, or a content creator looking to take beautiful photos on a phone camera that folds and slips into your pocket, Pixel has something that fits your needs.

Here’s what you need to know about the different Pixel phone cameras. 

Pixel 8 Pro: The latest and greatest features on the market

With its triple rear camera system, Pixel 8 Pro is perfect for serious photographers who love experimenting with their technique and want full-resolution images for richer detail. It features a host of advanced capabilities that are exclusive to the device, including 5x telephoto optical zoom and up to 30x with Super Res Zoom to help you get a closeup of your friends or photograph a star-strewn sky. Meanwhile, its Pro controls1 offer advanced camera settings like shutter speed, ISO, and focus, allowing you to play with light and what’s sharp in the picture.

It’s not just pictures that are better on Pixel 8 Pro. Features like Video Boost and Night Sight Video are so advanced, you can record a rare bird in the dimly lit woods or the winning goal at a soccer game with clear audio and stunning resolution.


Pixel 8: The latest camera, without the pro price

For casual photographers looking for a camera that seamlessly incorporates Google’s AI-powered editing software, Pixel 8 is a great option. Minus Pro controls and a few other advanced capabilities, it has almost everything you’d get from Pixel 8 Pro. 

Whether you’re at a game night or hanging out on the beach, Pixel 8 offers something for the whole family. It has up to 8x Super Res Zoom,3 which lets you focus on your friends, even from across a crowded room. And its Best Take4 feature takes the stress out of group pictures, combining everyone’s finest moments into one photo

Have an accidental photo bomber, or a garbage can in the background, or just want a crowded area to look empty? Pixel 8 makes it easy to edit out distractions, move objects, and more – all in just a few taps with the AI-assisted Magic Eraser4 tool.


Pixel 8a: The best smartphone camera for under $5002

For anyone who wants high-quality photos and reliable ways to charge fast on the go, Pixel 8a is a wallet-friendly option.

It has up to 8x Super Res Zoom3 and AI-powered features like Best Take which combines multiple pictures into one great image in which everyone looks their best. That – and all the money you’ll save – is enough to make you smile and say cheese.

The best smartphone camera for under $5002

For globetrotters and adventurers who need reliable ways to charge fast on the go, Pixel 8a is a wallet-friendly option.

The best smartphone camera for under $5002

For globetrotters and adventurers who need reliable ways to charge fast on the go, Pixel 8a is a wallet-friendly option.

Pixel 7a: A triumphant memory-making, budget-friendly camera

Pixel 7a is built for every circumstance, with detailed photo quality, and an ultrawide camera lets you get stunning landscapes in every photo. And while you don’t get some of the latest AI editing features like Best Take, you do get other great features like Photo Unblur,4 which allows you to sharpen faces and backgrounds so your pictures come out clear, even in busy tourist destinations. 



Pixel Fold: An amazing camera for night photography without the need for a tripod

For budding astrophotographers, going into the middle of the desert for a clear view of the night sky is part of the fun. 

In tabletop mode, Pixel Fold can rest on any flat surface while pointing up at the night sky, eliminating the need for a tripod and making it easier to photograph a constellation or a timelapse. Its features – including an ultrawide lens that helps you photograph more of the landscape, plus Night Sight to improve low-light photos – will help make the pictures you take when the sun goes down among your best. Cool, right? 

Takeaways
The Pixel 8 Pro camera is packed with Pro controls1 for serious photographers who love experimenting with their techniqueThe Pixel 8a camera makes amazing photography simple and is the best smartphone camera for under $5002Pixel Fold has an amazing camera for night photography without the need for a tripod
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  1. Not available on all cameras or apps.

  2. Among smartphones in markets where Pixel 8a is sold. Based on third-party evaluation.

  3. Not available for all camera apps or modes.

  4. Requires Google Photos app. May not work on all images.