Google Pixel 6 Pro Announced: Release Date, Specs, Price & More

Google has given us an early look at the upcoming Pixel 6 and has confirmed a number of specifications and features. The biggest highlight of the Pixel 6 series is the custom Tensor processor and a new camera system and design.

The Google Pixel 6 series is coming this year, and it will consist of two phones, it seems. The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have been mentioned via rumors and leaks. Do note there’s a chance the Pixel 6 Pro may be called the Pixel 6 XL, as Google did use that naming in the code, but nothing has bee confirmed just yet. Information regarding both phones has been surfacing for months now, and it really heated up in the last month or so. Well, in order to help you make sense of what leaked out, we’ve decided to create previews for both devices. You can check out the Google Pixel 6 preview, while in this article, we’ll cover the Pixel 6 Pro.

Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will feature a Tensor processor, which will be a custom-designed chip manufactured by Samsung. This is a similar concept to Apple’s A-series chips. The specs of this chip are unknown, but we’ll hear more in the coming weeks.

These AI features will be implemented on the new camera system which will include a wide and ultrawide sensor, but only the Pro model will have an additional 4x telephoto lens. Specs of the camera setup are still unknown.

The display on the two phones has been updated as well. The vanilla Pixel 6 will come with a 90Hz display while the 6 Pro will sport a 120Hz panel. Both of them will have a single punch-hole selfie camera.

Google isn’t yet willing to hand out a complete spec sheet for these freshly-teased phones, He also mentions that Google will supply these phones with at least five years of software updates.

Pixel 6 specs

  • Screen size: 6.4in
  • Display: 120Hz AMOLED (flat)
  • Rear camera setup: 50Mp main + 12Mp ultrawide
  • Front camera: 8Mp
  • Battery: 4614mAh
  • Processor: Google Tensor
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • OS: Android 12

Pixel 6 Pro specs

  • Screen size: 6.71in
  • Display: 120Hz Plastic OLED (curved)
  • Rear camera setup: 50Mp main + 48Mp telephoto+ 12Mp ultrawide
  • Front camera: 12Mp
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Processor: Google Tensor
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128/256/512GB
  • OS: Android 12

Google officially first acknowledged the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro in a press release published on 2 August. While the company didn’t make mention of a specific release date, it repeatedly promised an arrival time of “Fall” (Autumn), in line with previous Pixel releases.