Google Tensor SoC specifications surface ahead of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro launch

Recently, Google officially confirmed the launch of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones later this fall. A lot of rumours about the specification of the devices have been surfacing and on similar lines now, the specifications of the Tensor SoC powering the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have surfaced.

According to a report, the Tensor SoC in the Pixel 6 series is said to feature 2x ARM Cortex-X1 cores clocked at 2.802GHz, 2x ARM Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.253GHz and 4x ARM Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.80GHz.

Further, the GPU information is not known yet, but according to previous rumours, it is said to feature the Mali-G78 GPU clocked at 848MHz and is said to be paired with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB storage. The report also suggests that the Pixel 6 Pro is said to feature Google’s AV1 decoder, which means that the Pixel 6 Pro can decode HEVC content at up to 8K 30fps and AV1 content at 4K 60fps. It is also said to support Qualcomm aptX and aptX HD codecs for high-quality Bluetooth audio.

Google just said that phones will be introduced sometime in the fall. Recent reports say that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be available for pre-order on October 19th, and ship from October 28th.