The long-awaited Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional have hit the market! And as at all times occurs right here within the column, which means the brand new fashions will definitely be among the many greatest and worst of the week. To the reduction of Android followers, the brand new Pixel 6 collection rocked. What actually flopped was Samsung’s Unpacked occasion.
However earlier than we speak concerning the losers and winners this Sunday, I share under 5 highlights from NextPit‘s protection final week:
Winners of the week: Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Professional
The week began with an Apple occasion, however what actually moved the workforce of this web site was the launch of Google’s new telephones on Tuesday (10.19). Google has spent the previous few months leaking details about the Pixel 6 fashions at a trickle and, after all, stoking our curiosity.
Fortunately, the search large’s new smartphones did not get misplaced amidst the anticipation. Nonetheless, I confess that the Pixel Fall Launch occasion was a bit boring.
The sixth era of Google’s telephones are packed by a customized SoC, which solutions to the title Tensor. Among the many specs we have now fairly strong battery and digicam options. Nonetheless, it’s the software program that had an enormous spotlight within the presentation of the fashions.
Android 12 means that you can additional customise the visible traits of the cellphone and the default widgets of the system are extra clever. However we have recognized concerning the new system for a very long time. What was revealed on Tuesday, nevertheless, had been the Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Machine Studying (ML) options current within the new collection.
Google’s cellphone has develop into a common translator, presents a variety of accessibility prospects, and the digicam has added options like Movement Mode, which brings Movement Panorama and Prolonged Publicity choices.
As well as, the picture enhancing software program in Google Images brings two new choices: the “magic eraser” and “sky”. Whereas the primary device removes objects or individuals from a picture, the second works as filters for extra vivid and radiant pictures.
Placing all of it collectively, we have now the brand new Pixel 6 and 6 Professional, which take the title of winners of the week. Nonetheless, it stays to be seen if all these qualities make these smartphones actually good. Observe NextPit subsequent week and browse firsthand the assessment of the brand new Pixel.
Losers of the week: Unpacked occasion and not using a cellphone
On Monday (18) Apple introduced the brand new MacBooks and AirPods, on Tuesday, Google launched the Google Pixel 6s. Samsung, not desirous to miss out, additionally invited individuals to an Unpacked occasion, nevertheless, we didn’t have the announcement of the long-awaited Galaxy S21 FE. Actually, we did not have the announcement of any cellphone in any respect, however of a customization service for the Galaxy Z Flip 3 mannequin.
Do not get me improper, the so-called Z Flip 3 Bespoke Version is extraordinarily welcome, because it presents the machine in as much as 49 new colours, however did it actually deserve an Unpacked occasion? As my colleague Rubens Eishima rightly identified: “So anticlimactic”. Why?
Samsung’s Unpacked occasions are at all times extremely anticipated, as we get the launches of the producer’s important smartphone or pill strains. Nonetheless, with gross sales of the Z Flip 3 above the curve, rumors point out that the South Korean large has held again the launch of the Galaxy S21 FE in favor of the foldable that appears to have caught the general public’s graces. That might clarify an Unpacked with no new cellphone.
And to make issues worse, in lots of nations like Brazil, for instance, Samsung disclosed the occasion on its official web page for individuals who had been following reside to search out out on the finish that the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Bespoke Version is not going to be obtainable within the nation! So “anticlimactic” certainly!
And it’s with this flopped occasion that I shut the column this Sunday! So, what do you consider this week’s selections? Share your opinion within the feedback of this text.