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What you need to know

  • Google will unveil the Pixel 6 today alongside other pieces of hardware.
  • A Pixel 6 Pro is also expected at today's event.
  • Google may announce a foldable device called the Pixel Fold.

On the heels of yesterday's MacBook Pro event, Google will announce a Pixel 6 and a few other pieces of hardware today. A Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are expected at Google's fall hardware event. The stream kicks off today, October 19, 2021, at 1 PM EST. Google will stream the event live on the Made by Google YouTube channel.

To keep up with all of the latest Google news, you can follow our sister site Android Central. It will cover all of the hardware announcements today, including any surprises.

The Pixel 6 will run on a custom Tensor chipset from Google, which is expected to perform similarly to the Snapdragon 888 and the Exynos 2100. A major camera bump is also expected in the Pixel 6. The phone is said to have a 50MP main sensor and improved low-light performance. The Pixel 6 Pro will reportedly have a 48MP periscope lens with 4x optical zoom.

The new Pixel 6 devices are also expected to support 30W wired charging and 23W wireless charging.

Suspected pricing has also leaked for Google's new hardware. The Pixel 6 is said to start at $599, while the Pixel 6 Pro will have a higher starting price of $898. Both are expected to launch on October 28, 2021.

Rumors suggest that Google will also announce a Pixel Fold, its first foldable phone. A new pair of high-end Pixel buds and a subscription service called Pixel Pass should also be announced today.

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