Google October 19 occasion – what to anticipate


It has been just a few years since Google had lined up a Pixel lineup this formidable, however right here we’re, days away. The October 19 occasion will see Google return the Pixel line to flagship standing after a hiatus in 2020 with the Snapdragon 765G-equipped Pixel 5. The Pixel line may even get again to a extra typical lineup of a daily, extra fairly sized mannequin and a costlier, plus-sized mannequin.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

Tensor chip

All of it begins with the custom-developed Tensor chip. It would energy the pair of Google telephones that might be unveiled and it is anticipated to be able to operating with the likes of the Apple A14 Bionic and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888.

The Tensor chip is co-developed with Samsung and is claimed to be based mostly on the unreleased Exynos 9855 – a 5nm chip with the extent of efficiency of the Exynos 2100 contained in the Galaxy S21 sequence. Early Geekbench outcomes weren’t notably spectacular, however we did discover out extra in regards to the structure of the Tensor chip.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

It would run 4 environment friendly cores at 1.8GHz, 2 cores at 2.25GHz and a couple of cores at 2.8GHz. Rumors counsel these are 4 Cortex-A55’s, 2 Cortex-A76’s, and a couple of Cortex-X1’s – the latter of which might be a precedent, so we stay skeptical about it. Cortex-X1 cores are large and really highly effective, however are additionally very power-hungry and can be very arduous to maintain from overheating or chewing by way of the battery. Finally, we’ll discover out the nitty-gritty in regards to the Tensor, however suffice it to say that it is a flagship-grade SoC in 2021.

Tensor will do just a few particular issues on the next-gen Pixels. It permits for Astrophotography, although you’d want a steady floor or a tripod. It brings an as much as 80% enchancment in efficiency, says Google. And it options the Titan M2 safety chip to guard from assaults.

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional would be the centerpiece of the occasion. The variations between the 2 might be fairly large spanning show, battery and cameras. The Pixel 6 may have a 6.4-inch 1080x2340px AMOLED of 90Hz refresh price, whereas the Pixel 6 Professional may have a extra superior 1440x3120px LTPO AMOLED of variable 120Hz refresh price. The Pixel 6 will depend on a 4,600mAh battery, whereas the Pixel 6 Professional may have a 5,000mAh pack.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

Digital camera-wise the pair will share the brand new 50MP 1/1.3-inch Samsung GN1 sensor. They’re going to additionally possible share the 12MP ultrawide digital camera, which can both have autofocus or not. Since there isn’t any particular point out of it within the leaked promo supplies, we’re banking on the ultrawide to be fixed-focus, sadly.

The Pixel 6 Professional will pull forward with a 3rd digital camera, lacking on the Pixel 6 – a 48MP 4x telephoto, possible behind a periscope lens. We’re unclear on the sensor behind that one, however Google is teasing as much as 20X magnification because of ‘Tremendous Res Zoom’.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

The principle 50MP digital camera on the brand new Pixel telephones will seize as much as 150% extra gentle than the primary sensor within the Pixel 5. For reference, the latter is a 1/2.55-inch imager, in comparison with the 1/1.3-inch one within the Pixel 6 line.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

The selfie digital camera on the Pixel 6 duo may have a large 94-degree discipline of view, to seize extra individuals within the body.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

Portrait mode pictures will profit from totally different blur modes and you can apply synthetic gentle to faces within the Pictures app after the picture has been taken. Movement Mode will ‘add additional depth’ to a scene, whereas Face Unblur will mix a pointy face to a blurry picture.

Magic Eraser will take away individuals and objects from the background of your pictures, utilizing context filling, like in Photoshop.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

Each Pixel 6 telephones will cost as much as 30W by way of a USB-C port and wirelessly at as much as 21W on the Pixel 6 and 23W on the Pixel 6 Professional, utilizing the brand new Pixel Stand – extra on that additional down.

When it comes to {hardware}, the Pixel 6 sequence will last more because of Gorilla Glass Victus and IP68 water and dirt proofing.

Experiences level to a €649 beginning worth for the Pixel 6 and €899 for the Pixel 6 Professional, although understanding Google monitor report these nearly sound too good to be true so we would not take them with no consideration.

Google Pixel Stand

The brand new Google Pixel Stand is product of 39% recycled supplies. It options two Qi charging coils – one for smartphones and one other for wearables. The Pixel Stand will present 21W to a Pixel 6 and 23W to a Pixel 6 Professional, or as much as 15W to plain Qi-supported gadgets. It has a built-in cooling fan. Value is rumored to be $79.

Google October 19 event - what to expect

Google Pixel Fold? Pixel Watch?

Google is most actually engaged on a folding cellphone. Tentatively named the Pixel Fold, we count on a minimum of a point out or a tease of some type on Tuesday. Earlier reviews have pointed to the Pixel Fold launching in This autumn of 2021, so fingers crossed.

Image courtesy of MacRumors
Picture courtesy of MacRumors

At this level the one factor we all know in regards to the Google Pixel Fold is that it exists. The identical can’t be stated of a possible Pixel Watch, so we might be shocked if it as unveiled at this occasion.

That is it. We count on a decent and targeted occasion on Tuesday, October 19. And we’ll be right here, protecting it because it unfolds.


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