This is likely the first Pixel-only event, which is a departure from previous events that saw the Pixel devices launch alongside often several other Google products.
It is possible, however, that we will see the official release date for Android 12 for Pixel devices at this event. So far, Google has only released Android 12 as AOSP but only gave "next few weeks" as a time frame for the Android 12 update for Pixel and other OEM devices.
The Pixel 6 phones will be the first to feature Google's in-house Tensor chip along with a modern design and fancy new cameras using Samsung sensors. These will also be the first phones to launch with Android 12. Pricing and availability to be revealed at the launch event.
Agree, and I think the market is demanding something different. If you look at the current offering, many of the handsets currently on offer are just badge engineered versions of the same generic handset (aiming that at Oppo/Vivo/OnePlus and th...