Google has teased the new Pixel 6 and 6 Pro models coming out in Fall. The new smartphone series will come in a redesigned body, be powered by a custom ‘Tensor’ chip for improved security, offer a 120Hz display, in-screen fingerprint reader, and more.
The company hopes to target the high-end market with the new Pixel 6 series. Although launching in Fall, it is interestingly released the preview of the series ahead of Apple’s iPhone 13 series launch in September. Maybe, Google wanted the consumers to know they have more options coming in Fall.
Google’s Pixel 6 series is set to give Apple competition with a Tensor chip, improved camera system, and more
With an industrial design language, the Pixel 6 models will come in matte aluminum finish and 6 Pro models will come in polished aluminum finish. To accommodate new sensors and lenses, the rear camera system is housed in a protruding camera bar. The models will offer ultra-wide and wide lenses and 4x telephoto zoom.
The company did not share other tech specs, prices, and availability of the new series. As per the shared images, the series will be available in black, white, pink, light orange, and light blue color options.
Like Apple, Google has introduced new Tensor silicon in the new Pixel series. As per the announcement, running on Android 12, the custom silicon is designed to run computational photography, unlock new features like computational video, and enhanced security; “Tensor’s new security core and Titan M2, Pixel 6 will have the most layers of hardware security in any phone.”
Apple will launch the new iPhone 13 series in a month’s time including four models powered by the next-generation A15 Bionic chip. Allegedly the iPhone 13 Pro models will offer a 120Hz refresh rate with an always-on display, larger battery, and bigger camera modules.