Google Pixel 6 Series To Get Software Updates For 5 Years: Price Revealed
Google, has found it pretty difficult to keep its new Pixel 6 series of smartphones from the prying eyes of leaksters. Now that the design of the Pixel 6 series smartphones has been confirmed, it was only a matter of time before its specifications were revealed. Just a few days ahead of its launch, well-known leakster Evan Blass spotted more details of the smartphones via Carphone Warehouse‘ website, revealing has leaked some major details about the smartphones. Also, Nils Ahrensmeier’s findings point towards the involvement of Samsung in the development of the new Pixel devices.
Google Pixel 6 Series To Get Software Updates For 5 Years
According to the leaked information, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will receive five years of security updates. This would mean an iPhone-like security shield for someone who wants an Android smartphone. However, the upcoming phones would still likely get Android OS updates for just 3-4 years, which is not as good as iPhones, which get 5-6 major iOS updates and additional security updates over their lifetime.
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: Specifications, Camera Features, & More
The Pixel 6 will come with a 6.4-inch 90Hz OLED display and Pixel Pro will sport a 6.7-inch LTPO 120Hz OLED display with an adaptive refresh rate. The Pixel 6 Pro’s display can go as low as 10Hz when required, saving battery power. Both the devices will get Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the front and back, and will be IP68 dust and water resistance certified.
The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will feature Google’s Tensor processor and the next-generation Titan M2 security chip. Google claims the Tensor will provide up to 80% faster performance compared to the Pixel 5’s Snapdragon 765G processor. Nils Ahrenmeier’s report suggests that the Pixel 6 Pro has a ‘g5123b’ baseband which is similar to the model number of Samsung’s Exynos 5123 modem. This almost confirms the involvement of Samsung in the development of the Google Tensor. The smartphones will offer offline translation in up to 55 languages.
Pixel devices are known better for their photography traits and are expected to bring some useful features. As previously rumoured, there will be a ‘Magic Eraser’ which will allow you to remove unwanted elements or photobombers from the image. The ‘Face Unblur’ feature will help to improve blurry shots and improving the details. As for the camera hardware, the Pixel Pro is expected to come with a primary 50-megapixel lens accompanied by the 48-megapixel telephoto, and 12-megapixel ultra-wide cameras. The telephoto has 4X optical zoom and up to 20X digital zoom. The Pixel 6 Pro will get an Ultra-wide 94-degree field of view for the selfie camera. The non-pro Pixel 6 is expected to miss out on the telephoto lens while retaining the other cameras from the ‘Pro’ variant.
There’s also a service manual and an assembly video that leaked, confirming that the Pixel 6 Po will have a 5,000mAh battery whereas the smaller Pixel 6 variant will get a 4,614mAh battery. The Pixel 6 is touted to last for 48 hours on its Extreme Power Saver mode. Both smartphones will support 30-watt wired charging and up to 23-watt wireless charging.
Google Pixel 6 Price, Launch Date, Availability, Pre-Order Offers
The Google Pixel 6 price will start at €649 (around ₹56,667), and the Pixel 6 Pro will be priced higher. They will debut on October 19, 2021. According to a leaked brochure, Google will offer a pair of Bose Smart Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 for free with pre-orders between October 19, 2021, and October 27, 2021. There is a good chance of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones launching in India this year.