Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro India Launch Not in Plans, Google Confirms
Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional India launch is just not in plans, Google has confirmed to Devices 360. Each new the Google Pixel telephones had been unveiled at a digital occasion on Tuesday with the corporate’s proprietary Tensor SoC, and have a brand new design with a horizontal digicam bar on the again. The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional additionally include Android 12 out-of-the-box. Within the collection, the Pixel 6 Professional affords a superior expertise with a 120Hz LTPO OLED show and triple rear cameras. The Pixel 6, then again, comes with a 90Hz OLED show and has a twin rear digicam setup.
A Google spokesperson advised Devices 360 that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional weren’t coming to India due to many components.
“Attributable to quite a lot of components together with international demand provide points, we aren’t in a position to make our merchandise out there in all markets. We stay dedicated to our present Pixel telephones and stay up for bringing future Pixel gadgets to extra nations sooner or later,” the spokesperson stated in an emailed assertion.
That is notably not the primary time when Google has determined to not deliver its new Pixel telephones to India. In reality, the corporate has not launched any of its current flagships within the nation. These embody the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a 5G, and the Pixel 5. It, nevertheless, did deliver the common Pixel 4a to the Indian market final 12 months.
Market consultants imagine that Google doesn’t contemplate India as a precedence market relating to flagship Pixel telephones as a result of a listing of legitimate causes.
“The India market is structured very in a different way than some other market of its measurement, with over 90 p.c of the (smartphone) market being beneath Rs. 20,000 ($300),” stated Navkendar Singh, Analysis Director at market intelligence agency IDC India. “The Pixel lineup has been priced a lot above this with minimal advertising intervention in a market the place China-based manufacturers are identified for high-decibel advertising and distribution campaigns.”
Singh added that since most Indian customers want specs whereas shopping for telephones, and that the Pixel lineup that has been ‘under-specced’ till the Pixel 6 collection in that sense didn’t entice them.
“Which is once more not being introduced in India by Google as a result of its premium pricing and acknowledgement that it’s powerful to promote a premium cellphone in India and in addition compete with Apple and Samsung within the premium finish of the market,” he stated.
Not like India, the Pixel 6 collection is coming to markets equivalent to Australia, France, Germany, Japan, and Taiwan. It is usually on pre-orders in key markets together with Canada in addition to the UK and US. The brand new telephones are additionally happening sale within the US beginning October 28.
Pixel 6 worth begins at $599 (roughly Rs. 44,900), whereas the Pixel 6 Professional comes at a beginning worth of $899 (roughly Rs. 67,400).
What makes the Pixel 6 collection so totally different from different Android telephones is Google’s custom-designed Tensor SoC that’s aimed to boost synthetic intelligence (AI) and machine studying (ML) capabilities. The telephones additionally include a listing of camera-focussed options together with Magic Eraser that make it simple to take away undesirable individuals and objects from pictures after they’re captured.
Google has additionally partnered with Snap to combine the Snapchat digicam throughout the lockscreen of the Pixel 6 collection. The brand new expertise can be out there later this 12 months.