Google Pixel 6 Professional’s in-screen fingerprint scanner seemingly noticed

It seems that we’ve been granted one other take a look at the upcoming Google Pixel 6 Professional due to a swiftly deleted tweet from Hiroshi Lockheimer, the corporate’s SVP for Android, Chrome OS and Google Play.

As noticed by XDA Builders’ Mishaal Rahman, Lockheimer posted a screenshot of his lockscreen to show Android 12’s Materials You redesign, the place design parts match the background picture.  

The tweet was swiftly deleted, however not earlier than Rahman may examine the decision of the image – 1440 x 3200, which simply so occurs to match the 1440p decision anticipated from the Pixel 6 Professional. Notably, there’s a giant in-screen fingerprint scanner beneath the time, too.

As 9to5Google factors out, there are different telephones which have this mix of specs and are permitted to run the Android 12 beta – the Xiaomi Mi 11 Extremely, OnePlus 9 Professional and Oppo Discover X3 Professional all match the invoice – however the abrupt deletion signifies one thing was proven that shouldn’t have been.

The query is what. Some websites have instructed it’s as a result of the in-screen fingerprint reader has been unintentionally confirmed, however Google has already carried out that itself on to The Verge. And even when it hadn’t, the shortage of exterior fingerprint reader within the launched renders strongly pointed to an in-screen answer – except the corporate was planning on ditching it altogether, prefer it did (and was extensively panned for) with the Pixel 4.

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Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional shouldn’t be too distant. The corporate has promised an autumn launch, and if previous Pixel occasions are something to go by, then a full reveal in October appears seemingly – probably alongside the firm’s first foldable

Don’t count on mid-range pricing, although: Google has already confirmed that the Pixel 6 Professional “will probably be costly”, and even the essential Pixel 6 “belongs within the higher section.”