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Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro unveiled: 6.7" 120Hz OLED, Tensor chip, 50MP cam, Android 12, and more!

After numerous amount of leaks and rumours, Google has finally kicked off the year with the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. The lineup highlights Google’s own silicon — the Tensor chip, as well as 50MP main, OLED displays, Android 12, and more!


To begin with, let’s start off with the Pro model. The Pro model comes built around an enormous 6.7-inch QHD+ LTPO dynamic display in an OLED panel. It comes with a fast 10-120Hz refresh rate under the umbrella of the Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, with HDR10+ support, IP68 water and dust resistance, and an In-Display fingerprint scanner.

Under the hood, the Pixel 6 Pro is powered by the all-new Google Tensor chip, an octa-core processor with a fabric process of 5nm. It comes with an on-device machine learning for the all-hailed Night Sight, Motion Mode, Face Unblur, Real Tone and a never-before-seen feature on a Pixel phone such as the Magic Eraser.

Moreover, the Tensor chip comes optimized for power efficiency and outperforms its predecessor that brings up to 80-percent fast performance compared to Pixel 5’s Snapdragon 765G. The chip is composed of 2 high-performance cores, 2 mid cores, and 4 high-efficiency cores, along with a 20-core GPU that aims to deliver the best gaming experience, accompanied by 12GB of RAM.

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Not just that, the Tensor chip also has a Titan M2 security chip that adds another layer of protection. To fight off vulnerability, the Pixel 6 series will receive up to 5 years of security patches and 4 years of major OS upgrades — that’s Android 12 to 16, with Pixel-exclusive features, Material You, Security Hub, Live Translate, offline translations, and more.

For cameras, the Pro model has the most advanced camera setup on a Pixel phone yet, as it comes equipped with a trio of cameras around the back. The triple-camera setup is comprised of a 50MP wide lens (f/1.85), with an addition to the 12MP ultra-wide (f/2.2) and 48MP telephoto sensors (with 4x optical magnification; 20x Super Res Zoom) that can record 4K at 60 FPS videos. While on the front, you get a single 12MP selfie shooter.

As for the Magic Eraser, it is an AI tool that lets you remove unwanted people or objects from your photo. There’s also a Face Unblur feature which makes blurry shots clearer by restoring the face of your subject.

Lastly, the Pixel 6 carries a large 5,000mAh battery that charges up to 50% in 30 minutes thanks to its 30W fast charging tech over USB-C. (Albeit, the 30W charging brick is sold separately.) Additionally, there’s also a 23W wireless charging tech and a reverse charging function.


Moving on to the smaller Pixel 6, this one boasts a compact 6.4-inch 90Hz display in an FHD+ resolution instead of a large 6.7-inch and only comes with a regular OLED panel. It will still be covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass Victus with IP68 water and dust resistance.

The standard Pixel 6 is still shipped with the Tensor processor, along with the Titan M2 security chip. The handset still opts in for the same 50MP primary and 12MP ultra-wide lenses but completely misses out on the 48MP telephoto module.


The Pixel 6 series comes with a few accessories, such as the Pixel Stand wireless charger, the standard 30W USB-C charger, and a translucent protective case designed with over 30% post-consumer recycled plastics.


The Pixel 6 Pro retails for USD 899 (~roughly PHP 45.6K) while the standard Pixel 6 model sells out for USD 599 (~roughly PHP 30.4K). It is now open for pre-orders on the Google Store and will hit the global market starting October 28th. The Pixel 6 series will be only available in 6 countries, however, you still can get yours by relying on local resellers.