Google Pixel Fall Launch Occasion: What to anticipate from Pixel 6 showcase



Google has lastly confirmed the Pixel 6 launch date with a Pixel Fall Launch scheduled for October 19. Right here’s what to anticipate from Google’s huge {hardware} bash.

We’ve acquired simply two weeks to attend till Google places its finest foot ahead on October 19. Whereas the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional will likely headline, there’s prone to be extra on present from the corporate throughout the occasion, together with a deep dive into the brand new Google Tensor processor powering the brand new telephones.

Rumours have pointed in the direction of the corporate lastly launching a Pixel Watch operating the much-improved Put on OS 3 working system. We’re additionally positive to get a have a look at the newly minted Android 12.

It’s not clear whether or not Google plans on boosting tech from its Nest and Chromebook strains this yr, or whether or not Google will spring an enormous shock with a Pixel Fold. Nonetheless, we don’t have lengthy till we discover out.

Right here’s what to anticipate from the Pixel Fall Launch occasion.

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional

Google likes to do issues a bit of in a different way. It half-revealed the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional again on August 2. We acquired a have a look at the brand new design, colors and a touch at what lies inside. Whereas there have been loads of spec leaks since, the total reveal has been promised by Google throughout the October 19 occasion.

“On October 19, we’re formally introducing you to Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional—the fully reimagined Google telephones. Powered by Tensor, Google’s first customized cell chip, they’re quick, sensible and safe. And so they adapt to you. #Pixel6Launch,” Google stated on October 5.

We’re nonetheless awaiting affirmation on the show measurement, decision, refresh charge and digicam specs, in addition to inner specs like battery life and, importantly, the worth. Latest rumours have prompt Google gained’t essentially be targeted on worth for its flagship vary this time round.

Google Tensor processor

One factor we do know concerning the Pixel 6 vary is the presence of a brand new Google-made Tensor processor. Nonetheless, Google hasn’t instructed us an excessive amount of about it but. That’ll change on October 19 when the AI-centric processor is prone to get a correct showcase.

Up to now, Google has revealed the chip will assist its telephones get higher over time because of its concentrate on synthetic intelligence and machine studying. The corporate says this may come to the fore with options like picture processing and speech recognition.

Google’s Tensor SoC

“As an increasing number of options are powered by AI and ML it’s not merely about including extra computing assets, it’s about utilizing that ML to unlock particular experiences for our Pixel customers,” Google {hardware} chief Rick Osterloh says.

Proper now we don’t know something concrete about clock speeds or benchmarking, so it’ll be attention-grabbing to see how Google addresses this throughout the occasion, the place we’re prone to see the true world advantages of Google’s new silicon.

Pixel Watch?

A Pixel Watch has been rumoured for so long as Google has been making Pixel telephones. Up to now, a Google-made smartphone has did not materialise. Might this lastly be the yr? Credible Leaks all through the summer season counsel a homegrown Apple Watch rival may lastly be on the best way. Given Google has put a variety of effort into revamping Put on OS (with assist from Samsung and Fitbit), it could make sense for the corporate to take a stab at {hardware} this time round.

Right here’s our personal editor Alastair Stevenson on why a Pixel Watch could be extra essential than the Pixel 6.

Pixel Buds 2021?

Google has already launched a set of Pixel Buds in 2021 – the brand new Pixel Buds A-Collection that accompanied the restricted Pixel 5a launch. They’re much extra reasonably priced at £99/$99 and supply glorious Google Assistant integration.

Nonetheless, though there’s been little in the best way of leaks and rumours, it’s attainable Google could launch a brand new set of flagship Pixel Buds to interchange the 2020 mannequin. The Pixel Buds 2, which arrived within the UK in June 2020, didn’t pack Energetic Noise Cancellation tech, making the £179 price ticket a bit of unmerited.

Android 12 launch date?

Google revealed the Android 12 working system is now out of beta, however isn’t releasing it to current Pixel telephones for a “few weeks.” It’s attainable Google will give us a ultimate have a look at the finished Android 12 OS and tell us when Pixel customers can obtain it.

Pixel Fold?

It appears far too quickly for Google to launch a Pixel Fold telephone, regardless of current rumours claiming it’s coming earlier than the tip of the yr. Google dropping this rumoured handset throughout the Pixel Fall Launch occasion on October 19 could be a significant, main shock. Come on Google, let’s have a great, quaint tech shock to revive our religion within the launch occasion!

Nest and Chromebook merchandise?

Previously, Google has used its autumn occasion to showcase new Chromebook gadgets in addition to boosting the array of Nest sensible residence audio system, shows, cameras and extra. This yr, it appears much less doubtless. Why? The occasion is known as Pixel Fall Launch, whereas others have arrived beneath a extra normal Made By Google branding.

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