Google is about to release its annual flagship Google Pixel 6 series. This series will have two smartphones which include the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro models. According to the company, it will officially unveil these smartphones this fall. From the reports so far, Google Pixel 6 will come with Google’s self-developed chip, Tensor. Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, revealed that Google’s customized Tensor chip took 4 years to build. Furthermore, Pichai says that this chip is the greatest innovation in the history of Google’s Pixel series. However, we are yet to ascertain what the chip offers.
The Google Pixel 6 series will come with up to 12GB of RAM. However, from the perspective of hardware specifications, the R&D cost of the Google Pixel 6 series is not cheap. Also, Google executives recently hinted that its price will be more expensive. Rick Osterloh, an executive in charge of Google’s hardware, said in an interview with The Verge that the Google Pixel 6 series will definitely be a high-priced product, and it is also a high-quality product.
According to 9to5Google, the price of the Google Pixel 6 standard version may be on par with the Galaxy S21+. As for the Google Pixel 6 Pro, its price may be on par with the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra.
Google Pixel 6 / Pro specifications
The Google Pixel 6 comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. However, the Pixel 6 Pro uses a 6.7-inch QHD+ panel with a refresh rate of 120Hz. Both phones have three rear cameras, but the Pixel 6 Pro has a 4x zoom telephoto lens. From the information so far, the Tensor chip should be an AI chip. This means that it can directly process AI and ML models on the phone. This will also allow users to have a better camera experience, voice recognition, and other functions. The emphasis has been on voice assistant, translation, subtitles, and dictation capabilities.
In terms of software, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will get the best experience under the support of the Material You dynamic theme of Android 12. In addition, Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have the most built-in hardware security layers, which are very powerful in terms of security protection. As of now, the official website of the product is already active.
There are speculations that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will get five years of software updates. This includes four years of major Android updates. Some reports claim that the Google Pixel 6 series will arrive in October this year.