Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro design, key features revealed at I/O 2022

Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro were teased at the I/O 2022 developer conference. The event saw the arrival of new hardware devices such as the Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro. Along with announcing a bunch of new updates for its apps, Google also teased its first smartwatch called Pixel Watch and Pixel Tablet, which is expected to launch in 2023.

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It can be said based on the launch patterns of previous models that the Pixel 7 line could become official in October this year. Long before launch, the search giant unveiled the design and some key specs of the Pixel 7 duo.

Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro design

Google Pixel 7 (left) and Pixel 7 Pro (right)

The Pixel 7 series teasers give a good look at its rear design. As can be seen, the rear panel of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro features a protruding horizontal camera bar, which extends to the frame on both sides. The camera band is polished aluminum. Renders show that the Pixel 7 line won’t have a two-tone finish like the Pixel 6 series.

The Pixel 7 has a single pill-shaped camera cutout for its dual camera setup, while the Pro model has two cutouts for its triple camera. The search giant hasn’t shared any information about the Pixel 7 lineup’s camera setups.

Google has confirmed that the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will be powered by the next-gen Tensor chip. Both phones will come pre-installed with the Android 13 operating system. Other specs of the Pixel 7 lineup are under wraps.

Google Pixel 7 series specs (rumors)

The Pixel 7 is expected to feature a 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED panel, while the Pixel 7 Pro will come with either a 6.7-inch or 6.8-inch OLED panel offering Quad HD+ resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz. Both phones will feature an under-screen fingerprint scanner.

According to a recent tweet from tipster Yogesh Brar, the Pixel 7 series will sport the same optics made available on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. As a reminder, the Pixel 6 has an OIS-compatible 50-megapixel main camera and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera. On the other hand, the Pixel 6 Pro’s triple camera unit includes an OIS-assisted 50-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens and a 48-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS and zoom support. 4x optics.

The Pixel 6 series was not released in India. It remains to be seen if the Pixel 7 lineup will make it to the country.

Abdul J. Gaspar