Google launched the most recent Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on October 18 at Google Pixel’s Fall Event. These smartphones feature the company’s first specially crafted system processor and another adaptation of the Android operating system to bait customers from Apple iPhones.
The Pixel 6 is the best smartphone Google’s consistently made.
- Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones shipping starts from October 28.
- Both the new models run on Android 12.
- Google’s custom-made Tensor SoC processor will power the new smartphone models, which offer better AI and Machine Learning performance.
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones are all set to go on sale in the US market from October 28. There’s no denying that the Pixel 6 is not the same as any other Google smartphone that has preceded it.
From the unmistakable new look to the Google-planned Tensor processor that currently controls the company’s lead handsets, every feature is new in itself.
This article will compare the major features of the newly launched Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. So, let’s dig a little deeper and check the specifications,
Pixel 6 VS Pixel 6 Pro Specifications
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro accompany a new design where you get a camera bar at the back rather than a square or rectangular module.
Moreover, both the new models additionally come with a hole-punch display and run on Android 12.
Furthermore, the new Pixel smartphones are IP68-confirmed to offer dust and water resistance
Pixel 6 features a 6.4-inch full-HD (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) OLED display with a 90 HZ refresh rate, while Pixel 6 Pro has a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1,440×3,120 pixels) LTPO OLED display that upholds a variable refresh rate going from 10Hz to 120Hz.
Additionally, Pixel 6 has a 20:9 aspect ratio and 441ppi pixel density. On the other hand, 6 Pro has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 512ppi pixel density.
Both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones offer Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on top.
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The Pixel 6 smartphone is controlled by Google’s Tensor SoC, alongside 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The same processor powers the Pixel 6 Pro smartphone, but it is matched with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
The double SIM (Nano+eSIM) Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro runs on Android 12.
Talking about the camera, Pixel 6 smartphones accompany a dual rear camera arrangement that houses a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.85 wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel super wide shooter.
The rear camera arrangement is combined with Laser Detect AutoFocus (LDAF) and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).
It also features an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.0 lens.
On the other hand, the Pixel 6 Pro accompanies a triple rear camera arrangement that brings a 48-megapixel telephoto shooter along with the 50-megapixel wide-point camera and a 12-megapixel super wide shooter.
The extra telephoto shooter on the Pixel 6 Pro is promoted to offer 20x Super Res Zoom (4x optical zoom).
The Pixel 6 Pro has an 11.1-megapixel selfie camera sensor toward the front, with an f/2.2 focal point for selfies and videos.
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Google has partnered together with Snap to bring to the table a feature called ‘Quick Tap to Snap’ where users can capture Snaps for Snapchat in any event, when the smartphone isn’t unlocked and is on ‘Camera Only’ mode.
There will also be committed Augmented Reality (AR) lenses from Snapchat to improve shots with artefacts. Right now, these features are available only in Pixel 6 smartphones, but Pro smartphones will also avail of these features later.
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro’s all-time new Magic Eraser feature eliminates undesirable people and different items from a photo.
Additional features include Motion Mode that brings preset Action Pan and Long Exposure choices and Real Tone that will offer accurate tones.
Along with other Google’s camera-focused features, the smartphones additionally incorporates Face Unblur and Manual white balancing features.
With respect to storage, the Pixel 6 offers 128GB and 256GB of installed storage. The Pixel 6 Pro accompanies 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage choices.
Privacy and Security
With the new Tensor chipset, Google guarantees five years of security updates for the Pixel 6.
Moreover, a committed Titan M2 secure enclave keeps your information free from any harm.
You can even check the history of the apps using the Pixel 6’s location, camera and microphone with the help of the Privacy dashboard.
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Both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro devices share similar connectivity choices, including 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.
There is an in-display unique fingerprint sensor.
Other sensors include accelerometer, ambient light, barometer, pyrometer, magnetometer, and proximity sensors.
Some of its features, including Live Translate for messages and pictures, work even without the internet.
Google has given a 4,614mAh battery on the Pixel 6 that supports 30W quick wired charging and 21W quick wireless charging. The Pixel 6 Pro has a 5,003mAh battery that upholds 30W quick wired charging and 23W wireless fast charging.
There is also a Battery Share feature to allow users to wirelessly charge different gadgets through the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
Also, the Pixel 6 comes in 158.6×74.8×8.9 mm dimensions and weighs 207 grams. Ultimately, the Pixel 6 Pro has 163.9×75.9×8.9 mm dimensions and 210 grams.
Kinda Coral, Sorta Seafoam, and Stormy Black are available in the Pixel 6 smartphone, while the Pixel 6 Pro will come in Cloudy White, Sorta Sunny, and Stormy Black shades.
Pricing and Availability
The 6.4- inch Pixel 6 costs $599 (roughly ₹45,000), while the 6.7- inch Pixel 6 Pro comes at $899 (roughly ₹67 500), both delivering on October 28.
When will the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones be expected in India?
Right now, the Pixel smartphones are available in only nine countries, and unfortunately, India is not on the list. The tech giant is not planning any launch in the Indian market in the near future. Previously, Google launched the lite version of Pixel 4 in the form of Pixel 4a in India. Going by the trend, Google may launch the Pixel 6a later for Indian buyers.
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The Pixel 6 is a major improvement over its predecessor, Pixel 5. It resembles no other Google lead before it.
While Google’s Android is the top smartphone operating system globally, the Alphabet Inc. unit has a minute share in mobile handsets. The organization is now attempting to stand apart from the contest with its own processor, joining Apple in making such a move.
The launch of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones is a great move towards accomplishing this.
The cameras on the Pixel 6 are as great as could be expected, and the new editing features bring some new highlights. We will update every update on its India launch; till then, stay tuned.