Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro features revealed: IP68 rating, five years security updates, and more

A few more Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro features revealed. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the Pixel 6 series launch this month.

Highlights
  • Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro were briefly listed on Carphone Warehouse.
  • Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will launch officially on October 19th.
  • Google’s new Tensor chip will power the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

Google is all set to announce its next set of flagship smartphones – the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – on October 19th. We already know most of the specifications and features of the upcoming Pixel 6 duo, courtesy of several leaks and some official ones from Google itself. Now, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro were spotted on the e-commerce website Carphone Warehouse revealing more features of the upcoming smartphones. For starters, it would come with an IP68 water resistivity rating, five years of security update, and support for 30W wired charging while supporting up to 23W of wireless chargers. 

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The Carphone Warehouse listing also confirms the Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the front. Both the upcoming Pixel phones will feature IP68 dust and water resistance. The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will support the second generation Qi-based Pixel 6 stand, with the former supporting 21W wireless charging and the Pro supporting wireless charging at 23W. Both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will have support for 30W wired charging. The Pixel 6 Pro would take 30 minutes to reach 50% of battery capacity with a promised battery life of more than 24 hours on 5G. Moreover, as confirmed earlier, the Pixel 6 duos won’t come with a charger in the box.

The new Tensor chip will be powering the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The chip packs some machine learning prowess enabling offline message and video translation while improving performance as much as 80% compared to previous. The Tensor chip also features the Titan M2 security chip.

Pixel 6 Pro Camera
 

As far as optics are concerned, the Pixel 6 will come with a dual rear camera setup, including a new 50MP sensor that captures 150% more light than the last year’s Pixel 5 and a 12MP ultrawide camera. Meanwhile, the Pixel 6 Pro would come with one more camera on the back, a 48MP telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom and Super Res zoom, allowing users to zoom up to 20x. The Tensor’s new custom ISP will bring new camera features to the new Pixel smartphones, such as Night Sight, Portrait Mode, Magic Eraser, and Face Unblur.

Key Specs

Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor | 8 GBProcessor
6.4 inches Display
50 MP + 12 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
4614 mAh Battery
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Google Pixel 6 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 61,999
Release Date: 19-Oct-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured

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