You thought you knew the Google Pixel 6's release date? Well think again!
Jon Prosser of Front Page Tech, citing his own sources, claims the Pixel 6 series will be available for pre-order on October 19, with the retail launch happening on October 28. That's over a month later than the September date pegged in another eariler leak.
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While Prosser leak doesn't offer a reveal date, he said the Pixel 6's full debut may well be the same day as pre-orders open: so October 19 again.
Prosser was apparently moved to leak this information based on another recent leak that claimed the Pixel 6 would appear on September 13, beating the iPhone 13 to the punch. Trying to compete for attention with Apple seemed like a bold move, as exciting as the changes to the Pixel 6 are. So this new date seems much more sensible.
An October release date fits better with Google's previous flagship Pixel launches too. The Google Pixel 5 arrived on October 15 last year, the Pixel 4 series appeared on October 22, and every other Pixel phone (other than the a-series models) has appeared in mid-October too.
We may hear more official details before then though. Google already surprised us with a fairly detailed breakdown of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro's new features, including the Tensor chipset, more and better cameras, larger displays and a refreshed design with new color options. We've also heard that the Pixel 6 may feature an under-display fingerprint sensor and more powerful wireless charging, but also that it may not ship with a charger in the box.