Rapid Evaluation of the New Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro:
Google’s best phones for 2022 are the Google Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro. The phones went on sale today in many more places around the world than in previous Pixel launches. They were announced in an unusual way five months before they went on sale.
The Pixel 7 series is a small step forward from the Pixel 6 series, which was a big step for the Pixel brand. With the Pixel 7, Google is happy to make small changes all over to make the Pixel 6 formula even better and more appealing to a wider audience. If that sounds familiar, it’s because that’s pretty much what all major smartphone companies have been saying this year, including Google.
For 2022, both Pixel 7 phones look a little different, but it will take you a second to notice the change. Most of the changes are on the back. The Pixel 6 no longer has a two-tone finish; instead, it has a single color. The glass-covered, blacked-out camera bar has been replaced with an aluminum band with holes for the camera lenses.
Also, for a phone its size, the Pixel 7 is strangely heavy. The Pixel 7 weighs about the same as the Pixel 7 Pro, but the bigger phone spreads the weight out over a larger area, making the Pixel 7 feel heavy and thick. Still, the Pixel 7 is easier to use with one hand because it is smaller, and the flat screen has its benefits.
The Pixel 7 Pro has the same screen as last year’s model: a 6.7-inch LTPO OLED panel with a resolution of 3120×1440 and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The Pixel 7 has a new 6.3-inch, 2400×1800, 90Hz OLED screen, which is a bit smaller than the Pixel 6’s 6.4-inch screen.
Android 13 is already installed on both the Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro. Since these are Google’s own phones; you can expect the Android version to be unskinned, which is exactly what you get.
Android 13 doesn’t add any major new features, and if you’re coming from Android 12; you’ll have to look very carefully to find any big changes. But since this is a Pixel phone, it has a few extra features that other Android phones don’t have.
The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are the first Google devices to use the company’s own Tensor G2 chip. Based on the same 5nm process as the first Tensor; the new chip has an updated Mali GPU and an octa-core CPU with faster ARM Cortex cores and higher clock speeds. Google also says that its image processing, speech recognition, and efficiency have all been improved.
The Pixel 7 Pro has three cameras, while the Pixel 7, which is smaller, has two cameras on the back. Both phones have the same main 50MP f1.85 camera; which was taken from the Pixel 6 phones, and the same new 12MP f2.2 ultra-wide autofocus camera.
The Pixel 7 Pro also has a new telephoto camera that is 48MP; f3.5, and 5x more powerful than the main camera. The Pixel 7 Pro can zoom in 30 times, while the Pixel 7 can only zoom in 8 times. This is because the Pixel 7 Pro uses optics and Google’s Super Res Zoom image processing.
The full review will have to come out before we can say; what we think about the new Google Pixel 7 devices. As for our first thoughts, we thought that the larger Pixel 7 Pro did pretty; well in the short time, we used it. It has a great screen, great performance, and great cameras, and the Pixel software is easy to use.