Google Pixel 6 series: Specs, price, and other details revealed

Google is set to launch the Pixel 6 series on October 19. This will include the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. The launch date was confirmed earlier this week. Ahead of the release, a Reddit user has leaked the listing of German retailer Saturn, which has reveal some of the key specs, features and other details of the upcoming Google Pixel 6 series phones.

Google Pixel 6 series specs

The retailer revealed the price and details about the Google Pixel 6 days ahead of its official launch.  The listing also shows information related to benefits available on pre-order. Rumours are that the company will run a pre-order until October 27.

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The listing also suggests that the phone will come in black and white dual-tone finishes. Additionally, the leaks reveal that the Pixel 6 series will have  dual rear cameras, fingerprint sensors, and facial recognition technology.

Google Pixel 6 Series: Specs

As per the latest reports and leaks, the Pixel 6 series — including Pixel 6 and 6 Pro — will be powered by Octa-core Tensor Chipset. Some of the other features of the upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone could include — triple rear cameras, a 6.4-inch full-HD+ flat screen, a 90Hz refresh rate, and more.

The Pixel 6 Pro, however, is likely to include a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Pixel 6 will also have with facial recognition feature.

As per some rumours, the Pixel 6 smartphone will come packed with a 4,620mAh battery, with support for 33W Type C port fast charging. It will support Android 12 OS out-of-the-box, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and features  like Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, 5G.

Google Pixel 6 series: expected price

As suggested by the retailer, the upcoming Google smartphone will come at a price of EUR 649 (roughly Rs. 56,100) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. In October last year, the Google Pixel 5 was launched for EUR 629 (about Rs 54,500). However, it is to be noted that the Pixel 6 series will not launch in India for the time being.

Details about the launch event

Google is hosting a virtual event at 10 am PT (10:30 pm IST) on October 19. A dedicated Pixel Fall Launch Event webpage is created, which showcases the Pixel 6 series. There could be other products coming in as well.



Android 12 stable update tipped to release on October 4

Last week,  US search engine giant Google released the fifth beta build of Android 12 for Pixel phones. The company says  that we should expect Android 12 stable version update to launch in just a few weeks from now, but didn’t gave a firm date. Now, there is evidence pointing to what the tentative launch date of the Android 12 stable update for Pixel phones.

Android 12 Release Date

According to this document, Google will publish the source code for Android 12 on October 4, 2021. This source code will be published on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) Gerrit, and it will very likely coincide with the release of the Android 12 stable update for Pixel phones, if we go by the history.

Also Read: Google Pixel 5a launch date, price leaked. See the details here.

Android 12 features

Android 12 is going to bring a major revamp to the visual look and feel of the operating system. The update will feature a new Material You design language that will focus on personalisation. Also baked into the new update will be a new Privacy Dashboard.  This will act as a one-stop destination for tuning all permissions and privacy-related settings.

Other new additions in the features include a redesigned lock screen, clock app, notification tray and quick settings toggles. Faster animations and motions across the user interface are also part of the package.

How to Take a Screenshot on Laptop, MacBook, or Chromebook

There are various ways to take a screenshot on your laptop, MacBook or Chromebook. There are also many shortcuts that you can use for taking screenshots on your laptop.

Windows, MacBook and Chromebooks have  distinct ways through which you can take a screenshot on your laptop. There are also third-party apps that can help you take a screenshot and edit them. In this article, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to take a screenshot on your laptop.

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How to take a screenshot on a Windows laptop, MacBook, or Chromebook

Microsoft has provided support for the PrtScn button to capture screenshots on Windows for quite some time. You can use the PrtScn button to save a screenshot of the entire screen on to your clipboard. You can then paste it to the MS Paint app or any other photo editor app, customise it, and save it as an image on your computer. Pressing PrtScn button along with the Windows logo key lets you capture and save your screenshots directly to the Pictures library on your computer.

However, nowadays,  Windows computers have received a preloaded Snip & Sketch app. This brings a Rectangular Snip option to let you drag the cursor around an object to form a rectangle, a free-form Snip to capture the screenshot in any shape you like, and a Window Snip to take screenshot of a particular window from multiple windows available on your system. The app also has a Fullscreen Snip option to capture the entire screen as a screenshot. The steps to take a screenshot on a Windows laptop are given below.

  1. Press Windows logo key + Shift + S together. You’ll see the snipping bar on your screen.
  2. Select among Rectangular SnipFreeform SnipWindow Snip, and Fullscreen Snip.
  3. For Rectangular Snip and Freeform Snip, select the area you would like to capture using the mouse cursor.
  4. Once captured, the screenshot is saved to your clipboard automatically. Click on the notification you get after capturing the screenshot to open it on the Snip & Sketch app.
  5. You can make customisations and use tools to adjust your screenshot, such as crop or zoom.
  6. Now, click the save icon on the app to save your screenshot.

How to take a screenshot on a MacBook or other Mac computer

MacBook doesn’t have a preloaded app or support for capturing screenshots using a dedicated button. Below are the steps that detail how you can do that.

  1. Press Shift + Command + 3 together to take a screenshot of the entire screen.
  2. A thumbnail will now appear in the corner of your screen to confirm that a screenshot has been captured.
  3. Click on the preview of the screenshot to edit it. If you don’t want to edit it, you can wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

However, if you don’t want to capture the entire screen, you can press and hold Shift + Command + 4 keys together. This will bring a crosshair pointer that you can drag to select the part of the screen you want to capture. You can also move the selection by pressing the Space bar while dragging. And you can also cancel it by pressing the Esc key.

One can take a screenshot of a window or a menu on Mac by pressing the Shift + Command + 4 + Space bar together.

How to Take A Screenshot on a Chromebook

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Google’s Chrome OS also has shortcuts that you can use to take a screenshot on a Chromebook. For that you need to do the following:

  • You can press Ctrl + Show Windows to take a screenshot of the full screen.
  • You can also take a partial screenshot by pressing Shift + Ctrl + Show Windows together and then clicking and dragging the area you want to capture.

Using the above mentioned steps, you can easily take screenshot on your laptop, MacBook, or Chromebook.


Google Pixel Buds A-series: specifications, price

Google Pixel Buds A-series earbuds have launched in India. This article will brief you about the price and specifications of the newly launched Google Pixel Buds A-series earphones. The newer Pixel Buds earphones are a more affordable version of the Pixel Buds which launched in 2019. The earbuds are available at Rs 9999. The newly launched truly wireless earbuds from Google are offered in Clearly White colour option.

Google Pixel Buds A-series

There are many similarities between the new and the older Pixel Buds. For instance, both these earbuds come packed with 12mm dynamic drivers.  Overall, the new Google Pixel Buds A-series offers some impressive features and specifications.  Also read: Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Specifications, Price, launch Details

Google Pixel Buds A-series: specifications

Pixel Buds A-series, Google claims, can deliver clear and natural sound, along with Bass Boost. Some of the key specifications of the new Pixel Buds A-series include IPX4 rated sweat and water resistance certification. Apart from this it also offers passive noise reduction, Google Assistant support and much more.

These TWS earphones come with Adaptive Sound, which increases or decreases the volume based on the surroundings. The new  earbuds also bring real-time translation for more than 40 languages, Fast Pair, Find my Device among others.

Battery being one of the highlights of the Pixel Buds A-series, Google claims that  the newly launched earbuds can deliver up to five hours of playback time on a single charge or up to 24 hours using the charging case.

However, there are some aspects that these TWS earbuds lack. These include wireless charging capability, swipe gesture controls to adjust volume, and Attention Alerts feature.

Google Pixel 5a launch date, price leaked. See the details here.

Google is expected to launch the all new  Pixel 5a  later this year. A  report from tipster Jon Prosser gives  out quite a few specifications of the Google smartphone. The price and launch date of the phone have been leaked online ahead of the launch.

Google pixel 5a

The  Pixel 5a is the successor to the Pixel 4a that  launched last year, it will sport a design similar to what  last year’s mid-range Pixel phone offered.

As per reports, the Pixel 5a could launch on August 26. Here’s everything you should know about this  smartphone.

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 Google Pixel 5a Specifications:

According to the tipster Jon Prosser, the device will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC.  The smartphone could include a 6.4-inch display with up to 90Hz refresh rate clubbed with 4GB/6GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. Connectivity features could include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS. The smartphone will also have USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

Moreover, Pixel 5a would have  an IP67-certified build that would be available in  black colour option. The device is said to have a huge battery life of 4,650mAh .  Also, it will come with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and will feature a square-camera module similar to previous Pixel phones along with dual sensors and an LED flash.

Google Pixel 5a Camera:

According to the tipster, the Pixel 5a would come with a camera setup similar to that of Google Pixel 5, which basically means that Pixel 5a could sport a dual rear camera setup, with a 12.2MP primary shooter and a 16MP ultra-wide sensor.

Google Pixel 5a Price:

Pixel 5a is expected to be priced at$450 (which amounts to roughly 33,500INR).

However, Google has not revealed the specifications and price of the device, therefore, it is best to wait for the official information from the company.