Google has officially launched Pixel 6 5G and Pixel 6 Pro 5G unlocked Android smartphones in the US. These models are now available to pre-order online from Amazon US. The Pixel 6 has a launch price tag of $599 for the base 128GB variant and $699 for 256GB storage variant. The Pixel 6 Pro base model has a launch price of $899 for the 128GB model and $999 for the 256GB storage model.
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Pixel 6 is available to purchase in 3 different color options – Sorta Seafoam, Kinda Coral, and Stormy Black. The Pixel 6 Pro on the other hand comes in Cloudy White, Sorta Sunny, and Stormy Black.
Pixel 6 Pro models are all out of stock already. Some sellers are reselling these for higher prices as well. Google’s own Online Store crashed and didn’t let many to check out the new Pixel 6 models.
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128GB – Stormy Black – Price: $599
256GB – Stormy Black – Price: $699
256GB – Cloudy White – Price: $699
128GB – Sorta Sunny – Price: $599
128GB with Google Fi SIM Card Kit – Price: $608.99
256GB with Google Fi SIM Card Kit – Price: $708.99
Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are the first Android smartphone from Google to use their custom-made Tensor chip. Earlier launched Pixel phones came with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. Thanks to an in-house processor, Google was able to fine-tune the performance and improve many Machine learning and AI-related features on these new 2021 Pixel phones.
Google Pixel 6 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1440 x 3120) resolution screen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus to prevent accidental scratches. It has an LTPO OLED panel with up to 120hz refresh rate supported.
The regular Pixel 6 on the other hand has a 6.4-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2400) OLED screen with a max refresh rate of 90hz supported.
The Pro model comes with 12GB of ram and while the regular model has 8GB ram. The Pro model is available to purchase in 128 GB / 256 GB / 512GB storage options. The regular Pixel 6 model doesn’t have a 512GB variant.
In the camera department, both these models have a lot in common. Both have the same wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle cameras. The Pro model gets a third lens in the form of a 48MP telephoto lens which uses folded optics to get better reach in a compact body.
The main camera is a 50MP Octa PD Quad Bayer sensor with an ƒ/1.85 aperture lens. The ultra-wide-angle camera features a 12MP sensor with an F2.2 aperture lens.
On the front, the Pro models have a 11.1 MP sensor capable of shooting 4K videos. The regular Pixel 6 has an 8MP front camera that maxes out at 1080P @ 30fps recording.
The bigger and more expensive Pixel 6 Pro comes with a 5003mAh battery with fast charging support. It can be juiced up to 50% charge in about 30 minutes using the Google 30W USB-C which is sold separately. The regular Pixel 6 is powered by a 4614mAh battery and also supports fast charging.
These new 2021 Pixel smartphones will get up to 5 years of Software and Security updates from Google.
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