Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Run on the Brand’s First In-House Processor

Oct 20, 2021

Category: Tech

On top of answering all of your questions, Google has had its hand in delivering high-quality smartphones for years now, and that even goes beyond the span of the Pixel, their flagship model. Since its first rendition released in 2016, the Pixel has grown to be the Silicon Valley giant’s most popular cellular offering to date. And with their announcement of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, Google has taken things to another level.

Having departed from Snapdragon and paving their own path with Google Tensor, the conglomerate’s very first system-on-a-chip processor, both new Pixel phones boast improvements in the performance category as much as they do in fantastic visual and photographic capabilities. While the standard offers a slightly upgraded 6.4″ OLED display, its 50-megapixel wide-lens camera and addition of an LDAF sensor are all the more impressive. While these specs are interesting, its superior parallel offers a 6.7″ display in a polished alloy frame and also boasts a 48-megapixel telephoto lens and 11.1-megapixel frontal camera, making for a substantially high upgrade compared to the Pixel 6’s 8 megapixels. Another noteworthy aspect is each phone’s unfathomable 24+ hours of battery life, with the previous Pixel 5a only capable of reaching 24 hours. As a sign of the times, both the 6 and 6 Pro are capable of wireless fast charging technology.

The “which smartphone is the best?” debate is one that will never garner a genuine answer, but the powerful new reveals from Google will surely make you beg the question once again. The Pixel 6 starts at $599 while its polished counterpart in the Pixel 6 Pro’s base model starts at $899. Both are now available for preorder from Google, each in a trio of colorways.

Purchase: $599+

Photo: Google

 

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