Pixel 6 officially launched as iPhone 13 mini rival w/ Android 12, Tensor chip, and more

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    Google officially launched its latest generation Pixel devices – Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. These smartphones come with a promise of 4 Android upgrades till Android 16.  Moreover, Google’s own Tensor chip also made its debut.

    Here we are talking about Pixel 6, the base variant. Although this handset lacks some things over its upgraded version, it has much to offer than any other Android phone at the same price.


    Most attractive thing about Pixel 6 is its price which is just $699, at this price range this phone is ready to take on Apple’s iPhone 13 mini.  But most importantly, you’ll get up to 4 Android upgrades which is quite interesting.

    Furthermore, Tensor chip is still a surprise for all of us. And we’ll see it in a live test in coming days. For now, you can check all the specs of this mighty smartphone below.


    Google Pixel 6 Specs:


    • 20:9 aspect ratio
    • FHD+ (1080 x 2400) OLED at 411 ppi
    • Smooth Display (up to 90 Hz)
    • Corning® Gorilla Glass Victus cover glass
    • Always-on display with At a Glance and Now Playing
    • High brightness mode
    • >1,000,000:1 contrast ratio
    • HDR support
    • Full 24-bit depth for 16 million colors


    Rear Camera

    • 50 MP Octa PD Quad Bayer wide camera
      • 1.2 μm pixel width
      • ƒ/1.85 aperture
      • 82° field of view
      • 1/1.31″ image sensor size
      • Super Res Zoom up to 7x
    • 12 MP ultrawide camera
      • 1.25 μm pixel width
      • ƒ/2.2 aperture
      • 114° field of view
      • Lens correction
    • More  camera features
      • LDAF (laser detect auto focus) sensor
      • OIS (optical image stabilization)
      • Spectral and flicker sensor
      • Fast camera launcher

    Front Camera


    • Google Tensor
    • Titan M2™ security coprocessor

    Memory and Storage

    • 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM
    • 128/256 GB UFS 3.1 storage

    Security and OS Updates

    • End-to-end security designed by Google
    • Multi-layer hardware security: Security core, Titan M2™ security coprocessor and Trusty (Trusted Execution Environment)
    • Launched with Android 12
    • five years of Pixel updates including security updates
    • Anti-phishing and anti-malware protection
    • Automatic security checks and privacy controls with Security hub
    • Camera and mic toggles
    • Private Compute Core
    • Android System Intelligence
    • Android Messages end-to-end encryption and Android backup encryption

    Note: Android version updates for at least 4 years from when the device first became available on the Google Store in the US. See for details.

    Battery and Charging

    • 24-hour+ battery life
    • Up to 48-hour battery life with Extreme Battery Saver
    • Minimum 4524 mAh
    • Typical 4614 mAh
    • Fast charging
    • Up to 50% charge in about 30 minutes
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    • With Google 30W USB-C Charger

    Media and Audio

    • Stereo speakers
    • 3 microphones
    • Noise suppression

    Wireless and Location

    • Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with 2.4G+5GHz+6GHz, HE160, MIMO
    • Bluetooth® v5.2 with dual antennas for enhanced quality and connection
    • NFC
    • Google Cast
    • Dual Band GNSS
    • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS


    [5G Sub 6GHz] Model GB7N6

    • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1,2,4,5,6,8,19
    • eSIM

    [5G mmWave + Sub 6GHz]

    • Model G9S9B
    • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1,2,4,5,6,8,19
    • 5G mmWave: Bands n257/n258/n260/n261
    • eSIM

    What’s in the box

    • 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0)
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Quick Switch Adapter
    • SIM tool

    Know more about Pixel 6 specs here.

    Image source – MKBHD

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