After much anticipation, Google has finally scheduled the launch of its latest smartphones, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, Set to be unveiled on October 6 at 10 a.m. ET in Brooklyn, the launch event was one of the most significant events in the tech industry this year. The excitement surrounding the launch is palpable, especially since Google’s event comes just a month after Apple’s September 7 event, where the iPhone 14 was announced.
New Features of Pixel 7
The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro were equipped with a second-generation Tensor chip, unlocking even more AI and machine learning applications. With these advancements, the devices offer unparalleled performance and speed, making them stand out from their competitors. Along with the Pixel 7 lineup launch, Google will also launch the highly anticipated Pixel Watch, which will impress smartwatch enthusiasts.
|Google Pixel 7 Specifications||Features|
|Display||6.2-inch OLED display|
|Resolution||2400 x 1080 pixels|
|Chipset||Google Tensor Processor|
|Storage||128GB or 256GB|
|Rear Cameras||50MP (wide), 12MP (ultrawide), and 12MP (telephoto)|
|Charging||30W fast charging, 15W wireless charging|
|Other Features||IP68 dust and water resistance, 5G connectivity, Google Assistant, Titan M2 security chip|
Note: The above specifications are based on rumors and leaks and may not be entirely accurate until the official release of the Google Pixel 7.
Price and Models
While the price of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro remains unknown until the launch in the fall, many are hopeful that Google can maintain the current price tag of $599 for the Pixel 7 and $899 for the Pixel 7 Pro. This would make them more affordable than flagship devices from other phone makers like Samsung’s Galaxy S22.
Interestingly, there are rumors of a third model of the Pixel 7, called the Pixel 7 Ultra. Although Google has confirmed the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, there are hints of a third model, as reported by 9to5Google. The phone’s code refers to a model with a larger 120Hz display than the Pixel 7 Pro. Only when Google confirms the existence of this third model will it be assumed that only the two models, Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, will be launched.
Design and Features
The design of the Pixel 7 features a horizontal camera bar, introduced with the Pixel 6, but with the primary and ultrawide cameras bunched together. The Pixel 7 Pro comes with an additional telephoto shooter. The first hands-on video of the Pixel 7 reveals that the phone is slightly more compact than the Pixel 6, while the Pixel 7 Pro is more similarly sized.
|Design and Features||Google Pixel 7|
|Dimensions||150.4 x 70.1 x 7.9 mm|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame, glass back (Gorilla Glass 6)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM)|
|Display Type||AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+|
|Display Size||6.0 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio|
|Operating System||Android 13|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Memory||128GB/256GB/512GB storage, 8GB RAM|
|Main Camera||50 MP (wide), 12 MP (ultrawide)|
|Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@480fps, gyro-EIS|
|Front Camera||16 MP (wide)|
|Battery||Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 33W, USB Power Delivery 3.0|
|Colors||Black, White, Green, Orange|
|Other Features||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum|
The launch of Google’s new Pixel lineup will excite and intrigue smartphone enthusiasts, and experts already weigh in on what to expect. According to CNET’s tech website, “The Pixel 7 lineup has the potential to be a game-changer in the smartphone industry, with advanced AI and machine learning capabilities that will give it an edge over competitors.” Meanwhile, Tom’s Guide notes, “The Pixel 7’s design is sleek and modern, with a unique camera layout that is sure to turn heads. The addition of the Pixel Watch is also a smart move, as it expands Google’s reach in the wearable technology market.”
As we wait for the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, the anticipation and excitement are palpable. The world is eager to see what Google has in store for us, and we can’t wait to get our hands on these impressive devices. With their advanced AI and machine learning capabilities, sleek designs, and affordable prices, the Pixel 7 lineup will surely make a big splash in the smartphone industry.