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Google Pixel 8 Supports Display P3 Capture, Apart from the New Ultra HDR Image Format

The California based tech giant, Google, had recently introduced its much awaited Pixel 8 series devices globally, and the pre-orders for the two latest devices are now live.

Pixel smartphones are always known for its camera and the camera features offered, and the new Pixel 8 smartphone apart from the new Ultra HDR image format(JPEG_R) is also now revealed to have support for Display P3 capture as well.

Here’s more about it.

Pixel 8 – Display P3 Capture Support

Speaking about Display P3, it is a wide color gamut that is being used mostly and extensively in mobile devices. With Display P3, a larger color space of 25% is offered when compared to sRGB, with much more richly saturated red and green colors.

As per what has been revealed now, Google’s latest Pixel 8 smartphone will be able capture Display P3 supported images and this is a new capability that has been introduced in the Android 14 operating system. It will be able to capture wide gamut color images in JPEG format itself, without the need of using 10-bit HDR

To note, in the settings of Google’s Camera app in the Pixel 8 smartphone, there is also an option to disable wide gamut capture, however, the Ultra HDR capture will remain enabled always.

Also, do check out the specifications of the newly unveiled Pixel 8 smartphone below.

Google Pixel 8 – Specifications


Dimensions 150.5 x 70.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight 187 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7 with Triple Band Support and Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, Version 5.3


Chipset Google Tensor G3 (4 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 3.0 GHz
Operating System Android 14
GPU Immortalis-G715s MC10


Storage Options 8GB/128GB & 8GB/256GB


Display Type OLED Display
Screen Size 6.2”
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Refresh Rate 120Hz


Rear Camera 50MP + 12MP Dual Camera Setup
Front Camera 10.5MP


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Compass Yes


Battery Backup 4575 mAh
Charging Features 27W Wired Fast Charging Feature

18W Wireless Fast Charging Feature

Reverse Wireless Charging Feature


Color Variant Obsidian, Hazel and Rose


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