Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro flagship smartphones powered by Tensor SoC officially launched

After unveiling the Pixel 6 series smartphones a few weeks ago, Google has now officially launched the latest Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro flagship phones, making them the first devices in the lineup to come powered by the company’s own Tensor chipset.

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The Pixel 6 features a 6.1-inch Full HD+ AMOLED 90Hz display with 1080 x 2400 pixels screen resolution, offering 441ppi pixel density. On the other hand, the Pixel 6 Pro comes with a 6.7-inch 120Hz display with 1440 x 3120 pixels screen resolution which turns out to be 512ppi pixel density.

This time, for the very first time, the Pixel 6 series smartphones come powered by the company’s own Tensor SoC. Google says that it’s 80 percent faster than the Pixel 5, and provides on-device AI for things like faster and more accurate speech recognition as well as image processing.

It is an octa-core processor that comes with two ARM Cortex-X1 cores running at 2.8GHz, two Cortex A76 cores running at 2.25GHz, and four 1.8GHz Cortex A55 efficiency cores.

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In the camera department, both the phones come with a 50-megapixel primary sensor that offers an image of 12.5-megapixel. It is coupled with a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor on both devices. The Pro variant gets an additional 48-megapixel telephoto lens with 4x optical zoom support.

On the front side, the Pixel 6 feature an 8-megapixel snapper with an 84-degree field of view while the Pixel 6 Pro comes equipped with an 11.1-megapixel sensor with a 94-degree field of view for group selfies.

Being the flagship devices from Google, both the models come running the latest Android 12 operating system out-of-the-box. As for the battery, the Pixel 6 is powered by a 4,614mAh battery while the Pixel 6 Pro is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. Both of them support 30W wired fast charging and wireless charging.

The Pixel 6 comes in Stormy Black, Kinda Coral, and Sorta Seafoam colors while the Pro model comes in Stormy Black, Sorta Sunny, and Cloudy White colors. The pricing of the Google Pixel 6 starts at $599 for the base model with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage while the Pixel 6 Pro’s pricing starts at $899.

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Google Pixel 6 Specifications

  • Display: 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • CPU: Google Tensor processor — 2x 2.80GHz Cortex-X1, 2 x 2.25GHz Cortex-A76, 4 x 1.80GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU: Mali-G78 MP20 GPU
  • RAM: 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage: 128/256 GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 12
  • Rear Camera: 50 MP primary sensor with Samsung GN1 sensor, f/1.85 aperture, OIS + 12 MP Ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with ƒ/2.0 aperture, 84° wide field of view
  • Others: In-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, 3 microphones, IP68
  • Connectivity: 5G SA/NA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax  (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
  • Battery: 4,614mAh with 30W wired fast charging, 21W wireless charging

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Google Pixel 6 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch curved pOLED LTPO display with 3120 x 1440 pixels resolution, 10Hz-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • CPU: Google Tensor processor — 2x 2.80GHz Cortex-X1, 2 x 2.25GHz Cortex-A76, 4 x 1.80GHz Cortex-A55
  • GPU: Mali-G78 MP20 GPU
  • RAM: 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage: 128/256/512 GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 12
  • Rear Camera: 50 MP sensor with Samsung GN1 sensor, f/1.85 aperture + 12 MP Ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture + 48 MP telephoto camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, ƒ/3.5 aperture
  • Front Camera: 11 MP Sony IMX663 sensor with ƒ/2.2 aperture, and 94-degree wide field of view
  • Others: In-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, 3 microphones, IP68
  • Connectivity: 5G SA/NA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax  (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
  • Battery: 5,000mAh with 30W wired fast charging, 23W wireless charging

Pricing and Availability

  • Google Pixel 6
    • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage: $599
    • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage: $699
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro
    • 12 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage: $899
    • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage: $999
    • 12 GB RAM + 512 GB Storage: $1,099
  • Availability: Now on pre-order; sale from 28th October