Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Ten things you should know about Google’s new smartphone

Google today launches the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, its new smartphones that the company says are “completely reinvented, inside and out.” The Pixel 6 will be sold in the United States for $ 599. The Pixel 6 Pro, starting at $ 899.

Here we present what we know so far about these two smartphones from the technology giant that hopes to continue achieving market share compared to other high-end models such as Apple iPhones and Samsung cell phones.

1. Pixel 6: the first with Google Tensor, Google’s own processor

The Pixel 6 has for the first time technology from Google Tensor, the new Google processor that the brand advertises as “faster, smarter and safer.” In addition, it allows the Pixel’s camera to have been improved as well. A “personal safety” application and the new Titan M2 chip reinforce data security and privacy.

The Pixel 6 is more durable. With IP68 protection, it can withstand water and dust. The 6.4-inch display is made from Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, the strongest Gorilla glass yet, with twice the strength of previous Pixel phones. The Pixel 6 comes in 3 colors: Sorta Seafoam, Kinda Coral, and Stormy Black, and it costs $ 599.

2. Pixel 6 Pro: 6.7-inch screen and triple camera

The Pixel 6 Pro, as its name implies, is more advanced, bigger and more powerful, especially when it comes to the camera. The new triple rear camera system includes a 4x optical zoom telephoto lens. Its main sensor captures 150% more light, providing vivid colors and greater precision to photos. The Pixel 6 Pro’s 6.7-inch display with LTPO technology can be intelligently tuned down to 120 Hz for smoother, more responsive performance, or less than 10 Hz to save power. Pixel 6 Pro is offered in 3 sophisticated color combinations: Sorta Sunny, Cloudy White, and Stormy Black. Price starts at $ 899.

3. Google Tensor, the new Google chip

Google Tensor is the first processor designed by Google, tailor-made for the Pixels. It helps make the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro the fastest Pixel phones yet, up to 80% faster than the Pixel 5. Applications launch faster and games respond better. Tensor enables artificial intelligence on the Google device for functions such as speech recognition and image processing. It also saves energy.

4. Automatic intelligent learning

Incredibly smart machine learning helps you do things only Google lets you do, like instantly translate messages and videos with Live Translate. The Tensor custom image processor allows the new Pixel camera to capture fun moments and starry nights exactly as you remember them. And Tensor’s security core provides an extra layer of protection and works with the new Titan M2 ™ security chip to keep the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro even more resistant to attacks.

5. A more advanced camera

Your photos match your moment with the most advanced Pixel camera on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The main sensor captures 150% more light, the most amount ever seen on a Pixel. Face Unblur helps to capture faces clearly even in the toughest conditions. Magic Eraser on Google Photos removes photo bombers and distractions from your photos, simply put. Make everyday shots epic with Motion Mode, which captures brilliant action shots and beautiful long exposures. With Real Tone, Pixel portraits represent all people and skin tones beautifully and accurately. The Pixel 6 Pro’s professional-grade lenses also include a 4x optical zoom telephoto lens and an ultra-wide front camera with a 94 ° field of view for impressive group selfies.

6. The safest Pixels

Your life is on your phone: your financial information, personal data, photos and more. So the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are built with the most layers of hardware security of any phone, including the new processor and security chip. Titan M2 Next Generation TM Every day, Pixel helps you feel safe with 5 years of security updates, the center of security and protection against hackers and phishing in messaging applications. And Pixel lets you control your privacy. You can turn off the microphones and cameras on your Pixel and choose when apps can use them. Pixel not only protects your data, it also protects you. With the Personal Safety app, Pixel helps you communicate with emergency contacts or services if you need them, and it can even detect if you’ve had an accident and helps you communicate with first responders.

7. Adaptive 24-hour battery with fast charging

Pixel’s Adaptive All Day Battery is everything a battery should be. It can last more than 24 hours, even on 5G. 20,21 Learn your favorite apps, so you don’t waste energy on the ones you never use. When you turn on Extreme Battery Saver, it keeps your essential apps running and turns off other apps to save even more power, so your battery can last up to 48 hours. And with the 30W USB-C compatible charger Ⓡ (sold separately), your Pixel charges super fast: up to 50% charge in about 30 minutes.

8. New covers and accessories

Get Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro accessories from Google or choose products from one of the Made for Google brands that offer more than 300 accessories. The new cases for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are designed to protect your phone and let the colors of your phone shine. Additionally, you can choose the Google Pixel Buds A-Series, which give you brilliant sound, clear calls, and hands-free help from the Google Assistant.

9. Constant improvements in the software

Every few months, Google improves the Pixels with software updates that push new features to your phone. Each feature release brings new and better ways of doing things. It’s like putting a new phone on your phone.

10. Pixel Pass

Pixel Pass brings together Pixel and Google services in one subscription for one monthly price. You will get a new Pixel with an update after two years. Device protection lets you worry less. Google One
keep your photos and files safe with 200GB of storage and automatic phone backup. And you can play YouTube videos, music and games ad-free with YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, and Google Play Pass. It is an offer available through Google Fi and Google Store.