Google chooses cost over design by reportedly using a rigid OLED screen on the Pixel 6
DSCC CEO Ross Young says that the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will use displays made by Samsung
There are still many unknowns when it comes to the displays on the new Pixel 6 models. For example, will Google shell out for Sammy’s LTPO backplane technology? With this technology, screens using rapid refresh rates can save battery life by dropping down the number of times a screen updates in one minute. For example, the 120Hz rate rumored for the new Pixel 6 Pro (with 90Hz expected for the Pixel 6) delivers buttery smooth scrolling and enhanced mobile game animations, but at the cost of a rapidly draining battery.
Hopefully, Google’s homegrown chipsets are free from bugs when released
The rest of the rumored specs include a rear camera array on the Pixel 6 Pro that is rumored to include a 50MP main camera, a 48MP Telephoto camera, and a 12 MP Ultra-wide snapper. A 12MP punch-hole selfie snapper is also included. Of course, the specs on the Pro model are better than the ones found on the Pixel 6. But the real question is whether the complete packages will be enough for the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro to be considered as legit challengers to Samsung and Apple’s top flagship models.
If you do plan on looking at the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with an eye toward purchasing one of the models, you might want to wait until we disseminate our review of the handset which is expected to be released in October.