New design, processor designed in-house and a major update to Android that emphasizes personalization … Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are more attractive and better equipped to conquer users.
Google has just unveiled its latest smartphones, the. An announcement that was not a surprise since the Californian firm had itself taken care to communicate upstream on these two models in recent months. And for good reason, because this launch marks a major step for which has been seeking for several years to dig its furrow in a hyper competitive smartphone market. With the 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, the web giant has opted for a radically different approach.
The design has been completely redesigned, drawing inspiration from the side of jewelry and watchmaking, dixit. So the of the two smartphones plays on a color in two tones separated by the camera module which stretches over the entire width. A deliberately offbeat aesthetic choice that has its effect. The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are unlike any other smartphone and this is what their predecessors lacked. From the grip, we perceive all the care taken to the level of finish which gives off a high-end impression. Play on materials and , recycled for the frame, reinforced glass Glass to protect the screen and back, reader invisible, minimalist front camera, to water and dust (IP68) … All the markers of an elegant and premium smartphone are present.
The new Google Tensor processor
To this assertive visual identity is added a major technological evolution with the very firstconceived by . the (SoC) Tensor replaces Qualcomm chips . A l’instar d’ which now designs the processors of its and Mac, Google has chosen to master this essential brick to give itself the means to better control the functionalities it wants to bring to users. Thus, the SoC allowed a better integration of machine learning algorithms for the and image processing. In particular, we can take advantage of instant translation directly in the chat and videos, one even faster voice-to-text and new photographic functions. Efficient, the Google Tensor processor is also announced as more economical in terms of to promote the autonomy which is given for 24 hours on the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. He is supported by a Titan M2 which is responsible for securing the data and the telephone against and hacking attempts. Speaking of which, Google has announced that the new Pixel 6 will get five years of security updates.
A 50 megapixel photo sensor
Sold for 649 euros, the Pixel 6 uses a screen6.4 inches 1080 x 2400 pixels with a refresh rate of 90 . It has 8 GB of , 128 GB of storage and a 4,614 mAh battery. It is compatible with wired and wireless fast charging.
For photography, the Pixel 6 combines a newmain 50 megapixel (ƒ / 1.85) with a 7x zoom combined with a 12 megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor (ƒ / 2.2). He can film in at 30 or 60 frames / second or 1080p at 30 or 60 frames / second. The front camera is an 8 megapixel camera that shoots 1080p at 30 frames / second.
The Pixel 6 Pro at 899 euros affirms its status as a flagship with a 6.7-inch Oled screen (3120 x 1449 pixels) with curved edges. It uses LTPO technology (low temperature polycrystalline oxide orpolycrystalline at low temperature) which allows it to manage a high refresh rate up to 120 Hz without overconsumption. Its Tensor processor is backed by 12 GB of Ram, 128 GB of storage and a 5,003 mAh battery. The rear photo module takes the specifications of the Pixel 6 and adds a 48 megapixel telephoto lens with a 4x optical zoom and a high zoom 20x. Its front camera is a little more efficient (11 megapixels) and it can film in at 30 i / s.
The mains charger is no longer supplied with the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. Google sells an optional charger30W as well as a new 2nd generation Pixel Stand wireless charger at 79 €.
One of the most important Android updates in recent years
announced several new photo features including a mode which applies an artistic blur to the background or subjects by playing with the bulb exposure. The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro also release Android 12, one of the biggest updates to the Google OS in recent years that emphasizes privacy and personalization with the Material You concept. Among other novelties, determine the dominant and complementary to the wallpaper image that we choose and coordinate the colors of the system, applications, icons and the notifications panel accordingly.
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be available from October 28. But pre-orders are open and Google is offering a Bose Headphones 700 noise-canceling wireless headphones (value € 399) for the purchase of one of the two models until October 27.