Google Pixel 6 Pro: What to Expect from the New Custom Google Chip and Android 12

According to reports, the all new Google Pixel 6 Pro is likely to launch with custom chipset, a modern high-end triple camera setup. Recent rumor also hints at Whitechapel SoC.

Google is preparing to launch a major update to its Pixel smartphone series. These smartphones has not seen any significant changes in the last four years. The new Pixel 6 devices will feature a custom Google processor, codenamed Whitechapel, that will offer better performance and efficiency than the previous models. According to reports, the Google Pixel 6 Series will feature two models: Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

Google Pixel 6 Series launch soon

The Pixel 6 will also run on the latest Android 12 operating system, which has a revamped design and improved privacy features. The Google I/O 2021 event gave us a glimpse of how Android 12 will look and feel on the Pixel 6, as well as some hints about the new hardware and software capabilities of the upcoming Google Pixel lineup.

Google is reportedly working on Pixel 6 Series, Whitechapel processor
Google is reportedly working on Pixel 6 Series, Whitechapel processor
  • Google Whitechapel Processor: A New Custom Chip for Pixel 6 Series

Search Giant, Google is developing its own processor, called Whitechapel, for the upcoming Pixel 6 Series smartphones, according to various sources. The new chip is being made with the assistance of Samsung. FYI, the South Korean tech giant is also a leader in chip maker. The Whitechapel processor will have a strong emphasis on machine learning and artificial intelligence.

This is promising smarter, faster, and more intuitive experiences never before seen on a smartphone. These are the key features of Google’s products and services. The new custom chip will enable Google to compete with other top chip makers, such as Apple and Qualcomm. Whitechapel processor could be the key that unlocks this potential. Also Read: Google Pixel foldable phone in works, could launch soon, hints Android 12 Beta

  • Google Pixel 6 to Feature Whitechapel Processor with 5nm Technology and Mali GPU

A new report from Yogesh, a reliable tipster, reveals some details about the Whitechapel processor that will power the Google Pixel 6 smartphones. The new custom chip will use the 5nm technology, which is the same as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip.

The Whitechapel processor will also have a Mali GPU for graphics processing. However, Google is not aiming to match the Snapdragon 888 SoC, which is the most powerful chip in the market right now. Whitechapel could be optimized for daily tasks, unlocking faster, smarter, and more intuitive Pixel experiences.

Pixel 6 Series Launch Date

Google is likely to launch its Pixel 6 Series smartphone in October 2021, according to some leaks and rumors. The upcoming Google Pixel 6 series will feature the vanilla Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Furthermore, the Pixel 6 Pro will feature a custom Google chip, called Whitechapel, that will be different from the Qualcomm chips used by most Android phones.

However, by the time the Pixel 6 Pro comes out, Qualcomm will have already released its new flagship chip, which will be two generations ahead of the Whitechapel chip. This means that the Google chip may not be as powerful or advanced as the Qualcomm chip.

But this is not confirmed yet, and we have to wait for Google to officially announce the Pixel 6 Pro and the Whitechapel chip. By making its own chip, Google will join the likes of Samsung and Apple, who also use their own chips for their smartphones. This means Google would join the chipmaking elite list.

Pixel 6 Series Specs and Price: Quad HD+ Display, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 50-MP Sony Camera and More

The popular tipster Max Weinbach also confirms some of the highlighting features of the upcoming Google Pixel 6 Series. Google Pixel 6 Pro is likely to be the most advanced smartphone from Google. Furthermore, the Pro variant is likely to launch with a Quad HD+ display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling and gaming. At the same time, the standard Pixel 6 will have a lower resolution Full HD+ display, but it will also have a 120Hz refresh rate.

Both phones will have a large 5000mAh battery that can last for a long time. The camera system of the Pixel 6 series will be a major upgrade from the previous models, with a 50-MP Sony sensor as the main camera, an 8-MP telephoto lens with 5X optical zoom, an ultra-wide angle lens, and a color correction sensor.

In terms of pricing, the Google Pixel 6 Pro will be a premium device, with a price tag of around USD 1000. While, the vanilla variant would cost less. Furthermore, the Pixel 5a, on the other hand, will be a more affordable option, with a lower price than the Pixel 4a.

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