Google has announced the launch date for its latest Pixel 6 series smartphones. The software giant is calling the event “Pixel Fall Launch” and it will start at 10:00 am PT, or 10:30 pm in India. The company will launch two devices which are the standard Pixel 6 and its Pro version.
The company also confirmed that the Pixel 6 phones will be the first to feature Google’s own Tensor chip, which would provide a fast and secure experience for users. “On October 19, we officially bring you the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, the completely redesigned Google phones. Powered by Tensor, Google’s first personalized mobile chip, they’re fast, smart and secure. And they adapt to you. # Pixel6Launch, ”Google said on Twitter.
The company is also expected to reveal the official Android 12 release date for Pixel phones. So far, Google has only rolled out Android 12 as an AOSP, but has claimed Pixel users will get it in the “next few weeks.”
Google has already showcased the new Pixel 6 series through various teasers. It will feature a brand new design with a notched circular screen and a horizontal camera bar on the back. The bar looks like the camera bar of the Nexus 6P phone. The Pixel 6 could arrive with a 6.4-inch FHD + display that supports a 90Hz refresh rate, while the Pro version could offer a slightly larger 6.7-inch QHD + panel with a 120-inch refresh rate. Hz.
The Pixel 6 Pro could be fitted with a triple rear camera setup that would include a main wide-angle sensor, an ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a telephoto lens with 4X optical zoom. The standard version might feature the same main and ultra-wide-angle sensor, but might miss the third sensor.
Additionally, Mr. Brandon Lee of This is Tech Today has previously disclosed pricing for the upcoming Pixel phones which has been confirmed by 9to5Google. The cited source indicated that the Pixel 6 would be priced at € 649, while the top-of-the-line model could cost € 899.
The same source that first revealed pricing reported that the Pixel 6 series will launch on October 19 and the sale will take place on October 28. As of yet, there is no word on the India launch of the new Pixel phones. The Pixel 5 series hasn’t arrived in India, so there’s a good chance Google will continue the same trend.
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