Google Pixel 6

Released October 2021

High-End ($400-$600)
Google Pixel 6

Summary


Pros

  • Overall camera experience for its segment
  • Image details in tele shots
  • Audio performance in recordings
  • Smooth display when playing video games
  • Good exposure of faces in selfie photos and videos
  • Decent autonomy when streaming videos

Cons

  • Good details in selfie videos
  • Visible steps during adaptation to changes in lighting environment
  • Uniformity in screen color and brightness
  • Poor charging performance
  • Weak efficiency in terms of discharge currents and charging

Scores


126
camera
2nd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
126
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
136
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
65
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
65
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
79
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
133
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

125
display
6th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
125
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
129
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
136
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
110
40
Realme C21
Motion i
119
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
134
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
109
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
137
audio
2nd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
137
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
137
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
136
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

97
battery
19th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
97
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
94
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
102
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
95
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 0
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h03
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h05
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h36 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
129
selfie
3rd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Selfie Score i
129
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 145

Sub-scores

Photo i
130
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
127
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


158.6 x 74.8 x 8.9mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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