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

Highlights

  • Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro were teased at I/O 2022
  • The Pixel 7 series teasers confirm it will sport an updated design
  • The smartphones will feature the next-generation Tensor chip and run on Android 13

Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro have been 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. Apart from announcing a bunch of new updates for its apps, Google also teased its first smartwatch called the Pixel Watch and the Pixel Tablet, which is expected to launch in 2023.

Also Read: Google Pixel 6a with Tensor chip, 12MP dual cameras launched: price, specifications

It can be said based on the launch patterns of the predecessor models that the Pixel 7 lineup may go official in October this year. Well ahead of the launch, the search giant revealed the design and a few key features of the Pixel 7 duo.

Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro design

Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro

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 feature a protruding horizontal camera bar, which extends to the frame on both sides. The camera strip is made from polished aluminium. The renders show that the Pixel 7 lineup will not have a dual-tone finish like the Pixel 6 series.

The Pixel 7 has a single pill-shaped camera cutout for its dual-camera setup, whereas the Pro model has two cutouts for its triple camera unit. The search giant did not share any information on the camera configurations of the Pixel 7 lineup.

Google confirmed that the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will be powered by the next-generation Tensor chip. Both phones will come preinstalled with Android 13 OS. The other specs of the Pixel 7 lineup are under wraps.

Google Pixel 7 series specifications (rumoured)

The Pixel 7 is expected to feature a 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED panel whereas the Pixel 7 Pro will come with a 6.7-inch or 6.8-inch OLED panel that offers a Quad HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. Both phones will come equipped with an under-display fingerprint scanner.

According to a recent tweet by tipster Yogesh Brar, the Pixel 7 series will sport the same optics that were made available on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. To recall, the Pixel 6 features an OIS-enabled 50-megapixel main camera and a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera. On the other hand, the Pixel 6 Pro’s triple camera unit comprises an OIS-assisted 50-megapixel primary camera, a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 48-megapixel telephoto camera with support for OIS and 4x optical zoom.

The Pixel 6 series did not release in India. It remains to be seen whether the Pixel 7 lineup will be coming to the country.

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