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We always look forward to Google's newest flagship smartphones, which come along every fall like clockwork. Last year's Pixel 5 was a bit disappointing on the performance front given that it went with a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, but this year's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are expected to land squarely in flagship territory. New rumors are shedding light on the Pixel 6/Pixel 6 Pro and how they will advance the smartphone sector once released. @FronTron published the information, alleging that the Pixel 6 smartphone will support what's being billed as a "gimbal-like steady cam mode." The leaker doesn't go into any further detail on how the feature will work. We can only assume that it... Read more...
Google Pixel 6 rumors have been heating up during the past week, seemingly confirming the final design of both the Pixel 6 and its larger Pixel 6 Pro counterpart. While the appearance of the smartphones seems to be locked in, we still haven't learned much about what kind of hardware will be featured inside the devices. Thankfully, new rumors making the rounds this weekend give us some insight into what kind of specs the Pixel 6 family will have. The information comes to us via Max Weinbach, who is a well-known leaker when it comes to unreleased tech gadgets. According to Weinbach, both smartphones will be powered by Google's custom Whitechapel mobile platform processors, which means abandoning... Read more...
In a potential move that could shake things up in the mobile space, Google might be taking a page from Apple by designing its own system-on-chip (SoC) hardware for future Pixel smartphones and lower end Chromebook devices. If that turns out to be the case, it would be disappointing news for Qualcomm, and good news for Samsung. Google has traditionally leaned on Qualcomm to power its smartphones. For example, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL wield a Snapdragon 855 processor, while the previous generation Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL both touted a Snapdragon 845 SoC. The same is true of the upcoming Pixel 4a and Pixel 4a XL—they are rumored to run on a Snapdragon 730 chip. By shifting design chores in-house,... Read more...