Google may announce Pixel 6 and 6 Pro August, But we had to wait more than three months to get the full story on its latest phone. On Tuesday, the company did just that, detailing almost every aspect of their design and software.
Pixel 6 and 6 Pro
Surprisingly, Google has spent a lot of time talking about this The hardware of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. There is a lot to unpack between the two phones, but the most important thing about them is that they will start at $ 599 and $ 899. In the case of the Pixel 6, that means it’s $ 100 cheaper than last year Pixel 5.
One of the headline features shared on both phones is Google’s eight-core , A brand new design, a It has a 50-megapixel main sensor and new security features And the company’s Titan M2 chip. In that package, the Pixel 6 Pro adds a 6.7-inch “waterfall” display with a dynamic 120Hz refresh rate, 12GB of RAM and a 48-megapixel telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom. With both phones, Google says you can expect more than 24 hours of use on a single charge.
Along with the new phone, Google will also offer . Subscriptions include a Pixel 6 or 6 Pro, an extended warranty, 200GB One Storage, Google Play Pass, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium. It comes with a device upgrade two years later. If you want a 6 pixel, the pass costs $ 45 per month. This goes up to $ 55 per month with 6 Pro.
AI and other features
Of course, the hardware was part of Tuesday’s story, and Google had nothing more to say about all the new software it created for its new phone. One such feature is . With its tensor chip, the Pixel 6 can translate text as you type. It can do this almost instantly and without the help of clouds.
In terms of security, the Pixel 6 comes with a new one Provides an overview of any problems you may need to solve. For example, it will identify potentially “harmful” applications and ask you to set a fingerprint or PIN to unlock your device.
Looking for other software features, Snap is creating one Which provides quick access to Snapchat’s camera mode. When taking pictures, pixels should do a better job of capturing darker skin tones, a feature called . Google has worked with a variety of experts to fine-tune its camera algorithms so that its cameras “work for everyone.”
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