The Google Pixel 6 vs. Google Pixel 6 Pro comparison is building up to be a pretty intriguing one as we move closer to Google’s upcoming phone announcement. The Pixel 6 should be significantly different from past Google phones. This is based on both speculations and what Google has previously revealed. Different especially in terms of design and the new Tensor processor. The Pixel 6 Pro, on the other hand, will come with a number of enhancements over the basic Pixel 6. However, many of those modifications are still only rumored at this time.
The Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro, the first phones powered by the company’s own Tensor SoC, are slated to go on sale today. The event will start at 10.30 p.m. IST (10.45 p.m. in Nepal) and will be livestreamed for everyone to watch. Google has disclosed a series of details regarding the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro ahead of the launch. They’ll be dual-toned, with a distinct camera module strip running the length of the phone. The Pixel 6 Pro will have three rear cameras, while the standard Pixel 6 will have two.
As previously said, the Pixel 6 series launch event will commence around 10.45 p.m. today. Those who wish to witness the event in real time can go to this Google-created page. It will also be live-streamed on YouTube via the Made by Google channel. Users may also watch the event live in the video attached below:
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro price (expected)
According to rumors, the Google Pixel 6 will cost EUR 649 (approximately Npr 89,900). The Pixel 6 Pro will cost EUR 899. (roughly Npr. 1,24,700). There is no word on how much the Pixel 6 series will cost in other countries. Furthermore, it is unclear whether or not these two variants would be launched in Nepal.
In the United States, the Google Pixel 6 128GB model is expected to cost $599 (approximately Npr. 73,400). Similarly the Google Pixel 6 Pro is expected to cost $898 (about Npr. 1,08,000) for the standard 128GB storage option.
The Pixel 6 Pro’s pricing in the United Kingdom has also been revealed. The 128GB storage option is expected to cost £849 (approximately Npr. 1,40,500). Similarly the 256GB variant might cost £949 (roughly Npr. 1,57,000). According to the source, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be available in the UK starting November 1.
Kinda Coral, Sorta Seafoam, and Story Black are said to be the color choices for the vanilla Pixel 6. The Pixel 6 Pro, on the other hand, is expected to be available in three color options. They are Cloudy White, Sorta Sunny, and Stormy Black. Google is also anticipated to release the Pixel Stand 2 wireless charger. The charger is likely to cost $79 when it launches (roughly Npr. 9,600).
Note that they all have a black camera bump, and that these aren’t the actual names for the colors. They’re just how they seem in the photos we’ve seen so far. However a leak says that the black color is called Carbon, while the green color is called Fog.
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro specifications (confirmed and expected)
On the hardware side, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be driven by Google’s Tensor SoC, which is believed to be 80 percent quicker than the Snapdragon 765G SoC found in the Pixel 5 and will be coupled with the Titan M2 security chip. The Pixel 6 Pro is said to include a 6.7-inch LTPO OLED display with a customizable refresh rate of 10 to 120 Hz.
The Pixel 6 is expected to have a 6.4-inch OLED display, according to reports. Both smartphones are Corning Gorilla Glass Victus-protected and have an IP68 dust and water resistant rating. Both Pixel phones will run Android 12 and will have certain Google-exclusive features. The Pixel 6 Pro will only be available with 512GB of internal storage in Australia and the United States, according to leaks.
Camera and Battery
According to earlier reports, both phones will have a 50-megapixel main sensor that will catch 150 percent more light than prior Pixel smartphones, as well as 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensors. According to reports, the Pixel 6 Pro will have an extra telephoto lens with a 4x optical zoom that can be expanded to 20x utilizing Super Res Zoom. A Magic Eraser function is said to be included on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro cameras, which eliminates people and other undesirable things from photos.
30W wired fast charging is said to be supported by both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The Pixel 6 Pro is expected to support 23W fast charging, while the Pixel 6 is expected to support 21W fast charging. Commercials recently emerged claiming that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro would come with Live Translation of chats, texts, and photos even if they are not connected to the Internet. For added security, the phones may come with a Security Hub. Four major OS upgrades and five years of security fixes are promised for the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones.
So far, we know that the Google Pixel 6 Pro will have more cameras than the Pixel 6, a larger, curvier screen with a faster refresh rate, and a different color palette than the Pixel 6.
A mix of leaks and common sense implies that the Pixel 6 Pro will be more expensive and include a bigger battery, as well as maybe additional RAM and storage.
Given all of this, it appears like the Google Pixel 6 Pro will be a genuine flagship, which would be good given that Google only released mid-range phones last year.
It’s less clear how the regular Pixel 6 will be positioned — it’ll obviously be below the Pro, but whether it’ll be a mid-ranger like the Pixel 5 or a high-end device like the Samsung Galaxy S21 and OnePlus 9RT remains to be seen.