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Latest Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro News – What Can We Expect?

Google is preparing to launch its Pixel 6 phone in about a month (we heard October 19 might be the date) and it’s coming in two versions – the standard and the Pro version.

There have been rumours and speculations going around the much-anticipated Pixel 6 for a while now. And just as the rumours suggested – and Google itself announced – the new Pixel 6 phone would be a big step up for the company. When Google officially announced the release of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, they looked very much like the predicted copies – “sleek devices with a visor-like camera block that splits the back cover in two” with different colours above and below.

According to rumours, here is a summary of what is expected in the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: 

Google Pixel 6

  • OS – Android 12
  • Display – 6.4 inches AMOLED (90Hz)
  • RAM – 8GB
  • Storage – 128GB/256GB
  • Rear camera – 50MP (Wide) + 12MP (Ultrawide)
  • Front camera – 8MP
  • Battery – 4,614 mAh

Google Pixel 6 Pro

  • OS – Android 12
  • Display – 6.71 inches AMOLED (120Hz)
  • RAM – 12GB
  • Storage – 128GB/256GB/512GB
  • Rear camera – 50MP (Wide) + 48MP (Tele) + 12MP (Ultrawide)
  • Front camera – 12MP
  • Battery – 5,000 mAh

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Release date

Google has confirmed that the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will both arrive in the “fall” (Spring in Australia) – September, October, November – but the company hasn’t announced a release date yet. Based on previous releases, Google consistently announced the release of its new Pixel devices around late September to mid-October with sales starting about a week to two weeks later. Rumours and speculations have suggested that the “Made by Google” event will be held on the 19th of October this year. Pre-orders are also expected to open that same day. The 28th of October is also expected to be the general on-sale date. 

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Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Design

In terms of design, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are expected to feature a prominent horizontal camera housing (which spans from one side of the phone to the next, dividing the back cover into two different colours above and below), triple camera, punch-hole front camera, and bold colour options.

Pixel 6 Pro would be bigger with a slightly larger display than the standard version. The pro version would also have more space above the camera housing than the Pixel 6. Both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro would be available in three colours but the Pixel 6 would feature a “matte aluminium finish” while the Pixel 6 Pro would feature a “light polished aluminium frame.”

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Price

While there have not been any official statements about the price yet, it’s clear that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are premium phones from Google’s own announcement. According to rumour, the prices of these devices should fall somewhere within the range of $799 to $1,099.

Lastly, a recent rumour claimed that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro could feature boosted wireless charging – from 10W to 23W fast charging. This would offer faster charging than any of the previous iPhones and Samsung phones. 

While you await the launch of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, don’t forget to get some cool phone accessories, covers and cases for your Google Pixel phones or other smartphones and mobile devices.

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