Google introduces the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, which feature improved cameras and a new chip.Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro became official on October 6, along with the Pixel Watch and Pixel Buds Pro, as promised. The two phones are powered by Google’s second-generation Tensor chip and feature a slew of camera enhancements.
Design and Display
The new Pixel phones look very similar in terms of design, but one is obviously larger than the other. The camera visor from last year remains, though it is now made of metal and is a single continuous strip that reaches both ends. The Pixel 7 has a matte camera strip, whereas the Pixel 7 Pro has a glossy finish.
The standard Pixel 7 has a 6.3-inch AMOLED screen with 1080p resolution and a refresh rate of 90Hz. It supports HDR10+ and has a peak brightness of 1400 nits. The Pro model features a larger 6.7-inch curved LTPO AMOLED panel with 2K resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It has a slightly brighter appearance with
Software and Internals
Both phones are powered by Google’s Tensor G2 chip
Memory options for the Pixel 7 include 8 GB RAM and 128 GB/256 GB storage, but the Pixel 7 Pro offers up to 12 GB RAM and 512 GB storage. Both will run Android 13 and will receive three years of OS updates and five years of security patches.
On the back of the Pixel 7, there are only two cameras. The primary camera has a 50MP 1/1.31″ sensor with optional 4-in-1 binning, and the secondary camera has a 12MP ultrawide sensor. The Pixel 7 Pro has the same 50MP main camera as the Pixel 7, but it has a better 12MP ultrawide shooter with autofocus that allows you to capture macro shots as well. The final sensor is a 48MP telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom.