Google recently unveiled the Pixel 7 series worldwide and in India, the nation’s first major Pixel phone launch in years.
Google improved upon two of the top smartphones from the previous year with the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. Both phones also include five years of security upgrades, Android 13 and the Material You design. These Android phones available right now feature improved designs, greater camera performance, and new software gimmicks. Naturally, given the significant price difference between these versions, we are once again faced with the difficult decision of choosing between the Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro. Here is a quick glance at the features of both the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro.
First, Price and availability:
The Google Pixel 7 has a starting price of Rs 59,999 in India, however there are bank deals available that might lower that price to Rs 49,999. The Pixel 7 Pro, on the other hand, has a starting price of Rs 84,999 and a few incentives that can help you negotiate a lower price. Both the phones are available on Flipkart.
Google Pixel 7 specifications:
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Display: The Google Pixel 7 comes with a 6.3-inch AMOLED FHD+ screen with 90Hz refresh rate. The display support HDR+ with 416 ppi. The display comes with a peak brightness of 1400 nits. Display comes with Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Performance: The device is powered by the new 5nm Google Tensor G2 chip, which is a successor of the Tensor chip from last year. In terms of CPU, it has Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz CCortex-A55) and GPU Mali-G710 MC10. It is accompanied by 8GB RAM and UFS 3.1 storage options of 128GB or 256GB storage.
Camera: The phone has horizontal camera bar design. There is a dual camera on the back of the phone comprising a 50MP main camera and a 12MP ultra wide camera with dual LED flash. The camera supports 4K 60 fps recording.
In front it has a 10.8 MP front camera for selfies and video calls. The front camera can record 4K video at 30/60fps.
Sensors: In terms of sensors, Pixel 7 has under display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer.
Connectivity: For connectivity, it has Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS, and USB Type C 3.2.
Battery: A 4,335mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging and wireless charging is given.
Other features: Pixel 7 has stereo speakers, IP68 dust and water protection. The device will come in three colours – Obsidian, Lemongrass and Snow.
Google Pixel 7 Pro specifications:
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Display: The Pixel 7 Pro features a larger 6.7-inch AMOLED QHD screen with a 120Hz LTPO panel. It comes with HDR10+ support with a peak brightness of 1500 nits. The screen also has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Performance: The Pixel 7 Pro is powered by the new 5nm Tensor G2 chipset. In terms of CPU, it has Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55). Whereas, for GPU it has Mali-G710 MC10. Pixel 7 pro comes with 12GB RAM standard with either 128GB or 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
Camera: Pixel 7 pro has a similar horizontal bar camera set-up. There are three cameras on the Pixel 7 Pro’s back, including a 50MP main camera, a 12MP ultra wide camera and a 48MP telephoto camera which will offer 5X zoom this time instead of 4X zoom.
A 10.8MP front camera is present on the front for selfies. Both front and rear camera support 4K 30/60 fps video recording.
Sensors: Pixel 7 pro has under display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer.
Connectivity: For connectivity, Pixel 7 pro is equipped with Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS, and USB Type C 3.2.
Battery: The device comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging, and wireless charging support.
Other features: Pixel 7 pro comes with IP68 dust and water protection. It also Gorilla glass victus protection at the back. It comes in three colours- Obsidian, Snow, and Hazel variants.
Reason to consider these smartphones:
The performance of the camera on the Pixel phone is the main selling point. With the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, Google maintains the greatest and sharpest photographic skills. The pictures taken with these phones in both good and bad lighting are filled with minute details and vivid colors.
The Pixel 7 phones’ distinctive look is one factor that will probably make them popular with many people. The phone has a distinctive appearance because to the metal strip that spans its back panel. The construction quality is excellent. The metal frame of the 7 Pro has a polished finish, whereas the Pixel 7’s has a matte aluminum surface. Since both phones have an IP68 rating, light rain and occasional splashes of water shouldn’t harm them.
The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are the most advanced Pixels to date in many ways. Their quick and dependable fingerprint sensor is located beneath the display. Their screens’ bezels are incredibly tiny. The phones work well with Android 13, which has a ton of AI-driven features. Even after extended gaming, the phone’s Tensor G2 chipset functions quickly and efficiently.