It is pretty common to have executives of big companies make some mistakes that could be pretty revealing. This is currently the case of Google’s Senior Vice President, Hiroshi Lockheimer. In a now-deleted tweet, Google Senior Vice President Hiroshi Lockheimer revealed various details about Google Pixel 6 Pro. Although the tween spent only a few minutes online, a few seconds is enough for “online police” to get a screenshot.
According to Hiroshi Lockheimer tweet screenshot, the device has a screen resolution of 1440 × 3200 and its connected to the Verizon 5G network. Most importantly, the tweet shows that this device comes with an on-screen fingerprint reader. Google Pixel 6 series smartphones will adopt a new industrial design and upgrade the rear camera system. The new camera system will come in a “camera tray”.
In addition, these devices have new materials and surface treatments. While the Google Pixel 6 Pro will use a light-colored polished aluminum frame, the Pixel 6 will use a matte aluminum finish. As you might expect, the new Pixel 6 phones will run Android 12 and use the new Material You design language. Google also revealed that Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will use the new Tensor SoC chip, this is Google’s first SoC customized for Pixel phones.
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.