Google will hold its Pixel 6 event on October 19th


Google has revealed the date for its big fall hardware event. It will show off the Pixel 6 lineup in more detail on October 19th, starting at 1PM ET.

The company has already revealed some details about the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, including what they phones look like. In August, Google said Tensor, the first system-on-chip it designed, will debut inside these phones. The SoC will power the Pixel 6’s AI-heavy features, such as speech recognition and on-device live captions and translation.

The phones will have camera upgrades, of course. The Pixel 6’s main camera will allow in approximately 150 percent more light than previous models, while the Pro will have 4x optical zoom and an additional telephoto option. The company claimed that Tensor will improve the photo processing capabilities too.

You can expect up to a day’s worth of battery life from a single charge, Google told us. The devices are 5G compatible and they’ll be able to take advantage of all the new features of Android 11.

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