Sharing images of the device, Google has present confirmed that the plan is arsenic antecedently leaked, with a camera barroom crossed the entirety of the rear of the phone.
Both the Pixel 6 and the Pro volition person this design, but the Pixel 6 Pro has much abstraction supra that rear camera bar.
The cameras person been upgraded, with Google saying that the caller camera strategy is excessively large to acceptable successful a small quadrate similar the erstwhile devices, hence the determination to thing much substantial.
The Pro has 3 cameras, with a 4x optical telephoto lens.
There are 3 colour combinations for each of the models, with the Pro getting a "light polished aluminium" framework and the 6 getting a matte finish. We tin besides spot from 1 of the Pixel 6 Pro images that it has curved edges to the display.
It looks similar a implicit rethinking astir what the Pixel is trying to beryllium - and a immense measurement distant from the reasonably understated plan of the Pixel 5.
The telephone volition people person Android 12 and Material You, portion galore of the experiences volition thin connected Google's evolving prowess with instrumentality learning - it volition thrust dependable commands, translation, dictation and captioning - which takes america onto the adjacent thing.
A large portion of this announcement isn't astir the phones astatine all, it's astir thing other - Google Tensor. Google has been agelong rumoured to beryllium moving connected its ain silicon - codenamed Whitechapel - and present we person confirmation and it's called Tensor.
Not overmuch has been said astir Tensor truthful far, but Google says that it thought astir the plan from a idiosyncratic perspective, to guarantee that each the artificial quality and instrumentality learning applications could tally connected it - from computational photography to existent clip translation.
Security is besides astatine the bosom of Tensor with a caller information halfway and Titan M2, which Google claims volition marque Pixel 6 person "the astir layers of information successful immoderate phone."
Google says that Tensor has been successful improvement for 4 years.
"This is the biggest innovation successful Pixel we've made to date, designed successful collaboration with our AI and Android teams to present the champion acquisition astatine the intersection of hardware, bundle and AI for years to come," said Sundar Pichai CEO of Google.
This is each conscionable a tease for now, to marque definite you don't get excessively distracted by Samsung's large announcement successful mid-August, oregon the launch of a caller iPhone successful September, with Google promising that each volition beryllium revealed aboriginal successful the year.
Usually, Pixels are announced successful October and that's erstwhile we'd expect to get the afloat details astir the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro.
Writing by Chris Hall. Originally published connected 2 August 2021.