Retailer Leaks Pixel 6 Lineup Specifications; Will Support 5 Years of Android Updates
While every other smartphone manufacturer keeps its unannounced devices under wraps, Google has been open about its next flagship Pixel 6 Lineup, which will be unveiled on October 19. The verified specs of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have just surfaced online, after numerous leaks and speculation. So, let’s get right down to business.
Google Pixel 6 Series Leaked Specifications
The official product pages for both the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro were accidentally placed online by UK retailer Carphone Warehouse over the weekend, ahead of the launch event. While the product pages have subsequently been removed, Evan Blass (aka evleaks) of renowned tipster Evan Blass (aka evleaks) has released screenshots of the marketing material on Twitter. This exposes the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro’s confirmed specifications, including display size, screen refresh rate, battery life, and more.
(also see: Google Pixel 6 Pro hands-on Video Leaked)
Google Pixel 6 Pro
The Pixel 6 Pro will include a 6.7-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, starting with the higher-end model. The device’s refresh rate will be dynamically changed by the device and may dip to as low as 10Hz, according to the leaked specs, owing to the LTPO (Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Oxide) display technology. It will also assist the smartphone in conserving battery life.
In addition, even with 5G switched on, the gadget is said to have all-day battery life. The smartphone will have a battery life of 34 hours on average, according to battery tests. With the included 30W power adapter, you can charge it up to 50% in just 30 minutes. With a new Pixel Stand, the smartphone will be able to charge at a rate of 23W.
Aside from this, the listing exposes the Pixel 6 Pro’s camera specifications. The forthcoming smartphone will have three cameras: a 50MP main lens, a 12MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 48MP telephoto lens. The gadget will also have useful camera functions such as an Eraser Mode and a Motion Mode.
The Pixel 6 Pro will be powered by Google’s Tensor chipset, which has previously been confirmed by the company. The Titan M2 security chipset is also on board, according to the landing pages, providing an added degree of security. In addition, the gadget will come pre-installed with Android 12 and will receive five years of Android security upgrades, which is consistent with prior rumors.
Google Pixel 6
When it comes to the Pixel 6, the smartphone will have comparable features and characteristics as its older brother. According to the leaked specifications, the non-Pro Pixel 6 model will have a 48-hour battery life owing to an Extreme Battery Saver mode, which is significantly longer than the 6 Pro’s battery life.
It will include a dual-camera system with a main 50MP lens that will allow in 150 percent more light than the previous model. As a result, consumers should anticipate the forthcoming Pixel’s cameras to take high-quality low-light pictures.
The regular Pixel 6 will be powered by the Google Tensor chipset and will include an integrated Titan M2 chipset for enhanced security, just like the Pro model. According to the source, the smartphone will have an adjustable battery and would provide 80 percent quicker performance with the Tensor chipset. Both gadgets will also be dust and water-resistant, having an IP68 rating.
So, these are some of the Pixel 6 lineup’s verified specs that have surfaced ahead of its formal introduction. All we have to do now is wait for Google to formally unveil these devices and reveal pricing and availability information at its forthcoming Fall event. According to leaks, the Pixel 6 series will start at 649 euros (Rs. 54,500), although this should be taken with a pinch of salt.