Google may have already announced the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, but it looks like the company may still have a few more surprises in store for us — or at least a few more details. Despite announcing the new phones earlier this year, the tech giant will hold a virtual Pixel event on October 19th at 1PM ET / 10AM PT.
During the “Pixel Fall Launch” event, we anticipate we’ll learn more about the new phones and their respective specs. The company may also announce a new subscription bundle called “Pixel Pass,” which would add an extended warranty and premium subscriptions to Google services like YouTube to the new Pixel phones. We expect Google will explore the Pixel 6’s new Tensor SoC chipset in more detail, too, much of which still remains a mystery. Reports indicate that Google’s first in-house chip consists of a combination of new cores and weaker old ones — an unusual design choice we may finally understand.
Other event highlights are less certain. Could we get a glimpse of Google’s first folding Pixel phone, the Pixel Fold? Possibly. After a mid-2020 leak suggested the company may release it in late 2021, a more recent report indicates Samsung will start producing folding OLED panels this month for the new device.
Earlier this month, Google also said Android 12 will roll out to Pixel devices in the “next few weeks,” so there’s a possibility the company will provide details as to when we can expect the design-focused update to roll out to Pixel devices.
Regardless of what’s announced, however, we’ll be watching the virtual event live, so check this page for the latest announcements as they’re revealed.
The new Pixels have limited availability from Google, retailers, and carriers
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What we know so far about its design, display, and more
In case you misheard
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Thanks to the new Quick Tap to Snap feature
Google’s custom silicon and more
The spec comparison you might be looking for while you shop
It can tell you how long hold times are and figure out which business is calling
Give your phone a battery boost
Google’s first custom smartphone chip is an interesting piece of hardware
Coming to some other phones later this year
New cameras and sensors aim to put the Pixels back on top of mobile photography
Google claims to finally be ready to take on Apple and Samsung
The US-exclusive subscription also includes an extended warranty
The biggest Pixel in years — literally
The pre-recorded event will tell us what we know with maybe room for surprises
Don’t expect to see more than a phone coming out of a box
We know what it looks like — what’s left?
$100 less than the Pixel 5, surprisingly
Combining an extended warranty with a bundle of Google services
Google will officially introduce the Pixel 6 models on October 19th
The videos show exactly how to assemble and disassemble a Pixel 6 Pro
Alongside confirmation of camera specs and face unlock
The Pixel Fall Launch is on