At the “Made by Google” event on October 4, 2023 in New York at 10:00am local time, Google is set to unveil the Pixel 8 series and Pixel Watch 2. The tech giant has stated that pre-orders will begin for the phones on the day of the launch event. Both Pixel 8 series smartphones are expected to have screens with a 120Hz refresh rate and come pre-installed with Android 14. Google is expected to release the Tensor G3 SoC along with the Pixel 8 lineup as an improvement over the Tensor G2 SoC that powers the Pixel 7 series. The Pixel 8 Pro is said to come with new camera sensors and a temperature sensor. Both the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are expected to offer faster wired and wireless charging as well as a slightly larger battery size.