Source: Mark's Tech
Google's Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro (opens in new tab) smartphones finally made their debut at the company's live fall event in October 2022, after months of anticipation. During the broadcast, company executives discussed enhanced camera features like RealTone, Photo Unblur, and Super Res Zoom.
Building on the popularity of the Pixel 6 Pro, Google has released the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. Are they worth upgrading to? If you are excited to get your hands on the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, you might be thinking about which phone is the ideal one for you.
When a new model is released by a major manufacturer, we spend the following several weeks comparing it to all of the others so you can make an informed purchase decision. The good news is that Google has already done a lot of the legwork for us by creating a video(opens in new tab) comparing the most important features of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro (which you can watch below). Let's have a look at how the two models compare...
Both Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro come with:
- Chip: New Titan M2 Plus Google Tensor G2 chips for enhanced overall performance and security.
- Battery: Adaptive Battery that lasts over 24 hours and up to 72 hours with Extreme Battery Saver.
- Waterproofing: Regular use safeguards against wear and tear, dirt, and moisture (thanks to the IP68 rating).
- Pixel phones get regular updates (called "Feature Drops") for the Android operating system.
- The primary camera is a Real Tone 50MP lens camera.
- The camera has a number of different modes and features, such as Night Sight, Magic Eraser, and Cinematic Blur.
The Variations between the Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro:
- The Pixel 7 has a 6.3-inch Full HD Plus (FHD+) display with a maximum refresh rate of 90 hertz, while the Pixel 7 Pro has a 6.7-inch Quad High Definition Plus (QHD+) LTPO display with a maximum refresh rate
- The Pixel 7 includes a 50MP wide-angle lens and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens for its dual rear cameras. There are three lenses in the Pixel 7 Pro's rear camera: a 50MP wide-angle lens, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens with autofocus, and a 48MP telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom.
- Focusing in on minute details is a breeze with the Pixel 7 Pro's Macro mode.
- The Pixel 7 Pro is available in three different colors—Hazel, Obsidian, and Snow—and has a polished aluminum surface. The Pixel 7 comes in Lemongrass, Obsidian, and Snow, all of which feature a matte aluminum surface.
- Price: Pixel 7 prices start at $599/£599 while it's $899/£849 for the Pixel 7 Pro.
The Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro are premium smartphones that excel in several key areas for photography. With an extra 0.4 inches of display and a higher refresh rate, the 7 Pro is noticeably more spacious.
The Pixel 7 Pro sports a telephoto lens with 48 megapixels and 5 times optical zoom. Pixel 7 Pro's Macro Focus mode is helpful for getting up close to your subjects, but it's not an absolute must if you rarely shoot in such a close range.
You can place an order for either the Pixel 7 Pro or the Pixel 7 right now (opens in new tab), and there are some great bargains for early adopters.