20 Things You Should Know About the Google Pixel 6

Are you considering buying a Google Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro? If so, you may have some questions about these smartphones. Don't worry, we've got you covered. In this article, we'll answer the most frequently asked questions about the Google Pixel 6 series.

1. How Many Variants Does Pixel 6 Have

Google offers two models in the Pixel 6 series: the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The Pixel 6 comes in two variants with 8GB RAM and either 128GB or 256GB storage. On the other hand, the Pixel 6 Pro comes in three variants with 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB storage, all with 12GB RAM.

2. When Did Google Pixel 6 Phones Come Out

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro were launched in October 2021 at Google's annual fall event.

3. Do Pixel 6 Phones Come With a Charger

Unfortunately, no. The Pixel 6 phones do not come with a charger. However, you will receive a USB-C-to-USB-C cable, USB-A-to-USB-C adapter, a small instruction booklet, and a SIM tool in the Pixel's box.

4. Does Pixel 6 Have Wireless Charging

Yes, both models of the Pixel 6 series support wireless charging. For optimal results, the wireless charging rates should be up to 21W for the Pixel 6 and up to 23W for the Pixel 6 Pro. Keep in mind that you will need to purchase the wireless charging stand separately.

5. Can Pixel 6 Charge Other Phones

Absolutely! Both models of the Pixel 6 series can charge other phones or accessories that support wireless charging. You can enable or disable this feature in the Settings menu.

6. Can Pixel 6 Screen Record

Yes, Pixel phones offer native screen recording functionality. You can find the screen recorder in the Quick Tiles menu, which can be accessed by swiping down with two fingers from the top edge of the screen.

7. Does Pixel 6 Have Dual SIMs

Yes, the Pixel 6 series phones are dual-SIM phones. However, they do not have a dedicated physical slot for a second SIM card. Instead, you need to use an e-SIM for the second SIM card.

8. Does Pixel 6 Have 5G

Yes, Pixel 6 phones support 5G network connectivity. If you want to preserve battery life, you can switch to LTE mode in the network settings.

9. Does Pixel 6 Have Expandable Storage

No, neither of the Pixel 6 phones offers expandable storage. If you need more storage space, it's advisable to choose the 256GB or 512GB variants.

10. Does Pixel 6 Have Fingerprint Sensor

Yes, both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have an under-display fingerprint sensor located on the front side of the phone.

11. Does Pixel 6 Have Face ID

Currently, Pixel 6 phones do not offer the Face unlock feature. However, there are rumors that the Pixel 6 Pro may receive this feature in a future software update.

12. Does Pixel 6 Have a Headphone Jack

No, like most flagship phones, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro do not have a headphone jack. However, you can use a USB-C to 3.5mm jack audio connector to connect your regular headphones.

13. Do AirPods Work With Pixel 6

Yes, Pixel 6 phones can connect to any Bluetooth earbuds, including Apple AirPods.

14. Is Google Pixel 6 Waterproof and Dust Proof

Technically, yes. Both Google Pixel 6 phones have an IP68 dust and water resistance rating. However, please note that water and dust resistance may diminish over time.

15. Do I Need a Screen Protector for Pixel 6

In most cases, a screen protector is unnecessary as the Pixel 6 phones feature Gorilla Glass 6, which is highly durable. However, if you prefer extra protection, it's recommended to use a Made by Google certified screen protector.

16. How Much Does Google Pixel 6 Cost

The Pixel 6 starts at $599 for the 128GB variant and $699 for the 256GB variant. The Pixel 6 Pro starts at $899 and goes up to $1,099 for the 512GB model.

17. How Much Warranty Does Pixel 6 Have

Google Pixel 6 phones come with a one-year manufacturer warranty. Additional device protection may be available from your carrier or the store where you purchased the phone.

18. Can Pixel 6 be Used in Countries Where it Hasn't Been Launched Yet

Yes, you can purchase a Pixel 6 from another country and use it in your country, as long as it's not country locked. However, please note that Pixel phones do not come with an international warranty.

19. When Will the Next Pixel Launch

There are rumors that Google may announce the Pixel 6a, a smaller variant of the Pixel 6, in May 2022. Additionally, the Pixel 7 is expected to launch in Fall 2022.

20. Should I Get the Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro

The Pixel 6 offers great features at an affordable price. However, if you want a phone with a larger battery, more storage, RAM, and a telephoto lens, the Pixel 6 Pro is the better choice.

Remember, once you purchase your Pixel phone, there are many features and settings to explore. Check out our articles on the best Google Pixel lock screen settings and learn about the Magic Eraser feature in Google Photos. And if you don't plan to buy a Pixel 6, find out how you can get Pixel features on any Android phone.

Now that you have all the information, make an informed decision and enjoy your new Google Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro!