Alphabet's Google on Wednesday launched Pixel 8 smartphones that pack an upgraded core processor and artificial intelligence-based photography features, and a new smartwatch.

Pixel 8 starts at $699 and Pixel 8 Pro at $999. They will be available from Oct. 12.

The company also announced Pixel Watch 2 starting at $349, at the Made by Google event under way in New York.

(Reporting by Yuvraj Malik in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)