Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro specifications spilled ahead of October 19 launch
- Ahead of its launch, a leaked listing of
Google Pixel 6and 6 Pro tells us more about its features.
- The upcoming phones will be powered by
Google Tensor, its first custom-made processor for Pixel.
- The phones will also have a Titan M2 security chip for improved privacy.
The listings were spotted by leakster @evleaks, who tweeted the details that may have revealed the phone’s key features and specifications. Let’s have a look at what we are getting with one of the most-awaited launches this year.
(for when these inevitably get pulled down) https://t.co/EhETg34Pcn— E (@evleaks) 1633789272000
Leaked Specifications of Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro
AdvertisementAs confirmed by Google, both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are powered by its own Tensor chip, its first custom‑made processor. Both the phones will have Titan M2 security chip for improved privacy and offer five years of security updates, which is a welcome addition for people looking to use the phone for a few years.
As per the leaked listing, the Tensor chipset offers up to 80% faster performance from the Snapdragon 765G chip that powered its predecessor Google Pixel 5.
Display and body
Now talking about the display, we have known that the Google Pixel 6 will sport a 6.4-inch display while the Pixel 6 Pro comes with a larger 6.7-inch display. The leaked listing tells us that the Pixel 6 is going to have a high refresh rate without giving a number while the 6 Pro will feature 120Hz refresh rate and the display will have LTPO technology that can vary the refresh rate.
Both the phones will have IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, and they will come with Gorilla Glass Victus for improved scratch resistance. The phones are made of translucent material and are designed with over 30% post-consumer recycled plastics.
Battery and charging
The listing does not reveal the battery capacity. However, it mentions that the phones will have a long-lasting battery. And for the Pixel 6, with the Extreme Battery Saver, the battery can last up to 48 hours.
AdvertisementBoth the phones will feature a 30W USB Type-C charger that claims to charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes.
With this Carphone Warehouse listing, we also get to know more about the camera features of the upcoming devices.
As for Pixel 6, it will feature dual camera set-up with a 50MP primary sensor and a secondary ultra-wide lens. The leak doesn’t mention the resolution supported by the ultra-wide lens.
The Pixel 6 Pro will have a triple camera set-up with a 50MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a 48MP telephoto lens that can offer up to 4x optical zoom.
The leak does not mention the resolution of the front camera. However, it does mention that the Pixel 6 Pro’s selfie camera will offer an ultra-wide 94-degree field-of-view.
The camera is also said to come with a Magic Eraser feature that should allow users to remove unwanted distractions from images such as strangers and unwanted objects in Google Photos. It will have a Face Unblur feature that is supposed to make the faces look sharper in the images.
The specifications and features we have detailed are from the leaks and we shall know if they are all true after Google confirms it. The official launch of the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are scheduled for October 19. However, we are yet to ascertain whether the devices will come to India or not.
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