Summary of overseas reviews of the actual machine of 'Pixel 6/6 Pro', what is the evaluation obtained by the latest model of Google smartphone?
At the new product announcement event 'Pixel Fall Launch ' held before dawn on October 20, 2021 Japan time, Google announced the latest model of the Pixel series ' Pixel 6/6 Pro'. It seems that the aircraft was rented out in advance on overseas IT news sites and YouTuber before the event, and many reviews saying 'I tried using Pixel 6/6 Pro' have appeared along with the announcement.
Pixel 6 and 6 Pro: a first look at Google's shot at a premium Android phone --The Verge
Google's new product launch 'Pixel Fall Launch' held on October 20, 2021 has also been published in GIGAZINE, and you can know the contents of the launch from the link below. In the individual article of 'Pixel 6/6 Pro', not only the state of the presentation but also detailed specifications etc. are posted.
Google's new product announcement event 'Pixel Fall Launch' summary that details of Pixel series latest model 'Pixel 6/6 Pro' are finally revealed --GIGAZINE
Powerful Android smartphones 'Pixel 6' and 'Pixel 6 Pro' equipped with Google's first original SoC 'Tensor' are now available --GIGAZINE
Prior reviews of the newly introduced Pixel 6 series have already appeared in various media. However, although it is permitted to describe the impression and specifications of the Pixel 6 series, it is said that it is a contract that detailed description regarding software, hardware and image quality is NG.
The Verge, an IT news site that has reported a lot of detailed smartphone reviews, said about this Pixel 6 series preliminary review, 'There is a lot to say, but here is the first. Pixel 6 is $ 599. (The selling price in Japan is 74,800 yen), the Pixel 6 Pro is 899 dollars (the selling price in Japan is 116,600 yen) ', the point that the price is lower than the specifications of the competitor's product I praised it.
The Pixel series has used camera sensors with the same specifications for four consecutive generations, but with this Pixel 6 series, the sensor has finally evolved, and the main sensor can output an image of 12.5 megapixels '50MP Octa PD Quad Bayer sensor' 'have become. According to Google, the Pixel 6's camera captures 150% more light than the Pixel 5's. The main camera is common to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, but the Pixel 6 Pro is a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera equipped with an LDAF (laser detection autofocus) sensor and OIS (optical image stabilization function), and the aperture. Only the Pixel 6 Pro has a '48MP telescope' that can zoom 4x with a value of 0082 / 3.5.
What is the camera function of the Pixel 6/6 Pro, which Google calls 'the most advanced camera in Pixel history'? --GIGAZINE
There is also a difference between the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro for the front camera. Angle 94 degrees. The Verge describes this difference as 'that is, the Pixel 6 Pro allows you to capture more subjects in the angle of view when taking selfies.'
The new processor is also being promoted for image editing, with the addition of a 'magic eraser' tool that automatically removes distracting elements in the image, a new long exposure mode, motion capture blur mode, and other image editing modes. It is said that it is. Regarding movies, both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro can shoot at a maximum of 4K 60fps, and it seems that HDR processing is automatically applied.
For the appearance and appearance at the time of opening, the movie posted by Marques Brownlee, a gadget YouTuber known as 'MKBHD', will be helpful.
Pixel 6/6 Pro Unboxing & First Look! --YouTube
The outer box of the Pixel 6 series is characterized by the image on the surface and the color of the side part matching the main body.
The difference in size is as follows. The Pixel 6 on the left is a 6.4-inch OLED display with a resolution of Full HD + (1080 x 2400 pixels) and a refresh rate of 90Hz. The Pixel 6 Pro on the right is a 6.7-inch LTPO OLED display with a resolution of QHD + (1440 x 3120 pixels) and a refresh rate of 120Hz.
The camera bar on the back stands out most in the Pixel 6 series.
The center of gravity seems to be stable even when the camera bar is placed on the lower side, and it does not seem to rattle. The design is unpopular, and The Verge says, 'It's like Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, or an OEM manufacturer made in China. It loses the simple aesthetics of a traditional reference model.'
One of the major features of the Pixel 6 series is that it is equipped with a custom-designed ARM SoC 'Tensor'. Tensor is equipped with a machine learning engine 'TPU' custom-made for Google Research, an image processing 'ISP', and a processor 'Context Hub' that processes machine learning and ambient computing with low power. According to Google, 'Compared to Pixel 5, CPU performance has improved by 80% and GPU performance has improved by 370%.' It is mainly specialized in machine learning, and it is said that the performance of speech recognition has evolved especially in the Pixel 6 series. This overseas review only allowed the description of impressions and specifications, so it is unclear as much as Tensor's ability, but The Verge emphasizes it as 'one of the most notable points'.
Google's original 8-core CPU & 20-core GPU SoC 'Tensor' to be installed in Pixel 6/6 Pro announced --GIGAZINE