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Choose the perfect Google Pixel for you.
Four Pixel phones makes for a lot of options – we’ll help you find the right one.

It’s time for a new phone. Yay! But there are so many great choices. Ack!

No need to fall into an existential crisis just yet: All current Pixel phones – Pixel 8 Pro, Pixel 8, Pixel Fold, and now Pixel 8a – feature an Actua display with vivid colors, rich detail, and a refresh rate up to 120Hz for smoother scrolling and switching between apps.1

They’re all also equipped with Google AI, which enables all the magical stuff: Fix your photos like magic with Best Take2 and Magic Editor,3 block unwanted calls with Call Assist,4 and simply circle words or images to search.5 And Gemini app helps you get things done. Brainstorm ideas, start writing, make plans, quickly find and summarize info from Gmail and Google Docs, and more.6 All of the Pixel features are powered by the Google Tensor chip, which, you guessed it, is on all these Pixel phones. 

And there’s more! All Pixel 8 phones come with at least seven years of security updates to protect you and your sensitive data now and in the future.7 They each have a battery that can last over 24 hours, and up to 72 hours in Extreme Battery Saver mode. 8,9

Every Pixel phone gets better over time, too. Regular Feature Drops boost helpfulness and usability, upgrading the camera, battery, calls, and more.10

All of the Pixel features are powered by the Google Tensor chip, which, you guessed it, is on all these Pixel phones. Which Pixel should you pick?

Obviously these Pixel phones have a lot in common. So what are the differences? The most evident is form factor, with sizes ranging from the 6.1" Pixel 8a11 to the 7.6" Pixel Fold.12 There are also camera specs, performance and design differences, and, of course, price. 

We’ll start with the lowest-priced Pixel with the standard set of features and build up from there. Take a look to see which one is right for you.

Pixel 8a: The core Pixel

Pixel 8a has the best smartphone camera under $500.13 It delivers lots of value for those who don’t need a pro-level camera or the top-tier specs. 

  • The Pixel Camera takes amazing photos and videos, every time. Use Best Take,2 Audio Magic Eraser,14 and Magic Editor3 to create perfect group shots and fix images with ease.

  • Do more, even faster – like screening calls4 and simply circling images or words to search.5

  • With its durable design, Pixel 8a can handle slips, spills, and dust.15 And it has a scratch-resistant 6.1" Actua display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3.11

  • It bears repeating: You get all this for less than $500.13

Pixel 8: The classic Pixel

Pixel 8 is equipped with premium design materials and finishes, powerful performance, and advanced camera features

  • Pixel 8 raises the design bar with contoured edges, a glass back with a satin finish, and stylish colors. It’s made with recycled materials and it’s scratch-resistant, with Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2.15 

  • The Pixel 8 camera has advanced image processing to reveal vivid colors and striking details in any light. It features 2x optical zoom12 and Macro Focus, so even the smallest subjects can become spectacular images.

  • The 6.2" high-resolution Actua display17 delivers sharp images and rich colors with a refresh rate up to 120Hz for smoother gaming, scrolling, and switching between apps.1 

Pixel 8 Pro: The all-pro Pixel

Pixel 8 Pro has an immersive 6.7" display,17 fully updated pro-level cameras, and never-before-seen editing to make selfies sharper, close-ups closer, and photos and videos more stunning than ever.18

  • The most refined Pixel design yet – Pixel 8 Pro is crafted with a polished aluminum frame and smooth, matte back glass. It comes in elegant colors and is made with recycled materials.16

  • It comes with 4 GB more RAM than Pixel 8 and more storage options, and the display refresh rate intelligently adjusts between 1 and 120Hz for responsive performance and power efficiency.1

  • Pixel 8 Pro sports Pixel’s best camera ever.18 Its triple rear camera system includes the best zoom yet on a Pixel phone and helps you take better low-light photos and sharper selfies.18 It includes Video Boost, a dedicated 5x telephoto lens, improved autofocus, and full-resolution photography with Pro controls.19 

  • Bonus: It even comes with a built-in thermometer that lets you take your temperature (or someone else’s) with a simple forehead scan, and save your results to your Fitbit profile.20

Pixel Fold: The first foldable Pixel 

It’s a Pixel phone on the outside, and a big, immersive display on the inside that’s perfect for movies, photos, work, and multitasking. 

  • Pixel Fold has a thin and sophisticated design with the most durable hinge on a foldable phone in the market today.21 It comes with two screens: 5.8" while folded and an immersive 7.6" when unfolded.12

  • Split Screen allows you to open two apps at once,22 while tabletop mode makes it easy to watch videos hands-free or take awesome time-lapse videos and night-sky photos without a tripod.

  • For higher-quality selfies, you can use the rear camera.23 Unfold Pixel Fold, frame yourself with the front display, and snap a photo. 

Takeaways
All Pixel phones bring hardware and software together with AI at the centerThey come in a range of sizes designed to align with different needsChoose from a world-class camera, a foldable phone, a nice blend of price and performance, and the lowest price
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  1. Not available for all apps or content.

  2. May not work on all images.

  3. Requires Google Photos app.

  4. Not available in all countries or languages. See g.co/pixel/callassist for details.

  5. Available on Pixel 6 and newer phones, Pixel Fold, and other compatible non-Pixel devices. Coming soon to Pixel Tablet. Requires internet connection and compatible apps and surfaces. Results may vary depending on visual matches.

  6. Gemini mobile app is available in select languages and countries. Internet connection required. Check responses for accuracy.

  7. Pixel updates for 7 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store in the US. See g.co/pixel/updates for details.

  8. For “over 24 hours”: Estimated battery life based on testing using a median Pixel user battery usage profile across a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of other features. Average battery life during testing was at least 31 hours. Battery testing conducted on a major U.S. carrier network in California in late 2023 on pre-production hardware and software using default settings, except that, for the “up to 72 hours” claim only, Extreme Battery Saver mode was enabled. Tests began with phones fully charged. Battery life depends upon many factors and usage of certain features will decrease battery life. Actual battery life may be lower.

  9. For “Up to 72 hours”: Estimated battery life based on testing using a median Pixel user battery usage profile across a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of limited other features that are default in Extreme Battery Saver mode (which disables various features including 5G connectivity). Battery testing conducted on a major U.S. carrier network in California in late 2023 on pre-production hardware and software using default settings, except that, for the “up to 72 hours” claim only, Extreme Battery Saver mode was enabled. Tests began with phones fully charged. Battery life depends upon many factors and usage of certain features will decrease battery life. Actual battery life may be lower.

  10. See g.co/pixel/updates for details on when your Pixel is eligible to receive Feature Drops. Availability of some Feature Drops may vary. 

  11. When measured diagonally as a rectangle, screen is 6.1 inches. Actual viewable area is less. Dimension may vary by configuration and manufacturing process. Resolution compared to Pixel 7a.

  12. Screen has rounded corners. When measured diagonally as a rectangle, external screen is 5.8 inches and internal screen is 7.6 inches. Actual viewable area is less. Dimension may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

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

  14. May not work on all audio elements.

  15. Designed to comply with dust and water protection rating IP67 under IEC standard 60529 when each device leaves the factory but the device is not water or dust proof. The accessories are not water or dust resistant. Water resistance and dust resistance are not permanent conditions and will diminish or be lost over time due to normal wear and tear, device repair, disassembly or damage. Phone is not drop/tumble proof and dropping your device may result in loss of water/dust resistance. Damage from drops, tumbles, slips, and other external forces are not covered under warranty. Liquid damage voids the warranty. See g.co/pixel/water for details. 

  16. Recycled materials are at least 18% of phone based on weight.

  17. Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro: Screen has rounded corners. When measured diagonally as a rectangle, screen is 6.2 inches (for Pixel 8) and 6.7 inches (for Pixel 8 Pro). Actual viewable area is less. Dimension may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

  18. Compared to earlier Pixel phones.

  19. Not available on all cameras or apps.

  20. Available only on Pixel 8 Pro in the US. See help.fitbit.com/bts for available languages. Saving data to Fitbit requires Fitbit app.

  21. Among foldable phones in markets where Pixel Fold is sold. Based on durability testing conducted by Google LLC. Testing includes folding and 1 meter tumble/drop tests using competitor and pre-production Pixel Fold phones. Pixel Fold is not drop proof.

  22. Requires compatible apps.

  23. Compared to phone's front-facing camera.