Is Google preparing a competitor for the iPhone 13 Mini? The compact Pixel 6a may arrive

  • One of the main weapons of Pixel 6 is the Tensor processor
  • This is Google’s first custom chipset
  • But maybe we could have seen him before

Pixel 6 is the first phone with a Tensor chip from Google. Originally, however, Pixel 5 was supposed to have it

Last year’s Pixel 5 is a really interesting phone. When it came out, it was such an upper middle class with a flagship phone price tag, and it was quite a controversial feat from Google. This bit is powered by a Snapdragon 765G processor that supports 5G, but this may not have been the case – Google planned to use a completely different chipset.

Google Pixel 6 in a smaller version

Interesting fragments began to leak to the surface, indicating that Google had been working on its own chipset last year and wanted to put it in the model. Pixel 5. Reviewer Marques Brownlee mentioned it in his test Pixel 5a and according to him, it resulted from a conversation he had with certain Google employees.

The @MishaalRahman informant recorded a device codenamed “whitefin”, which has most of the specifications identical to Pixel 5. The only difference is that it is powered by the Tensor chipset. However, it should be noted that this was a different version of Tensor than the one received by the new Pixels 6 (via NotebookCheck).


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Google Tensor

A compact Pixel with a Tensor processor awaits us? It is possible

Different measures, same configuration

While this chipset is labeled GS101-B0, the mysterious Pixel 5 has a revision of GS101-A0. It is probable that this was the first version of the Tensor and it, according to the leaked specifications, differed from the current one mainly in bars. However, the configuration is the same and Google’s initial work in the field of processors had 4 Cortex-A55 cores, 2 Cortex-A78 cores and 2 powerful Cortex-X2 cores.

Google so it didn’t work out with its own chipset last year and we had to wait until Pixels 6. But the story is not over yet, because it is theoretically possible that we could still expect a compact with Tensor. According to some, the Pixel 6a is planned, and this could be the device that the original Pixel 5 should be – a compact and flagship phone with a processor from Google.


Source: Mobilizujeme.cz by mobilizujeme.cz.

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