While we know the Google Pixel 7 is on the horizon, that knowledge isn’t going to help you if you’re in need of a new smartphone immediately. But Amazon has a new sale on the Pixel 6 Pro 5G that may be just what you’re looking for. You can pick up the flagship smartphone from the online retailer for $799 right now, or $100 off its normal price. That’s the cheapest we’ve seen the smartphone, making it a good time to get all of the latest features a Google phone has to offer before the Pixel 7 comes out.
The Pixel 6 Pro earned a score of 91 from us and we consider it to be one of the best Android phones you can get. Its two-toned design with the horizontal camera bar may be polarizing, but it’s also striking and pretty slick. The 6 Pro has a 6.7-inch, 120Hz display that will automatically adjust refresh rates depending on what you’re doing. It also has an under-display fingerprint sensor that, while a tad slow, provides an extra layer of security. The 6 Pro runs on Google’s Tensor Processing Unit and we found it to provide excellent performance overall. Along with its strong performance, you can expect an equally strong battery life from the handset. We managed to get over 17 hours of use before needing to power up again.
One of the stand-out features of Google’s Pixel smartphones is the camera array, and that remains the case for the Pixel 6 Pro. It has a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 12MP wide-angle lens and a 48MP telephoto shooter with a 4X optical zoom. These cameras work together to take lovely photos that are on-par with those taken by the iPhone 13 Pro’s camera array. Android 12 also brings a number of handy photography features including Magic Eraser, Face Unblur, Long Exposure and more.
Yes, you could save even more money and opt for the Google Pixel 6, but you’d be forging the 6 Pro’s 120Hz screen, telephoto camera and ultra wideband chip in the process. If you’ve had your eye on a Pixel phone for some time, now’s a good opportunity to pick up the best model available right now for less.
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