Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro: 5 things to know
Google's latest smartphones are here - this is what you need to know.
Google has revealed its brand-new flagship smartphones for 2022: the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro.
As always, if you want the purest version of Android on a phone, then Google's smartphone range is for you.
But what else is on offer with the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro? Here are 5 things to know...
1. Google has improved its displays
The Google Pixel 7 comes with a 6.3 inch display, while the Google Pixel 7 Pro boasts a meatier 6.7-inch display. The latter comes in 120Hz (Google is calling the tech Smooth Display), while the Pixel 7 display (90Hz) has been made 25% brighter than previous models.
2. The design on both is superb
Both the Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro have a very similar design, it's only really their screen size and the amount of lenses in the camera bar which are different. Oh, and the finish on the aluminium.
3. The phones are packed with camera tech
The Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro have a decent array of cameras, as well as the imaging tech powering them.
On The Google Pixel 7, you get dual cameras on the back: a 50MP lens and a 12MP ultrawide camera. The front camera is the same as the Pixel 7 Pro, a 10.8MP lens.
The Google Pixel 7 Pro has a triple-camera system on its rear. You get the same 50MP and 12MP shooters, as well as a 48MP telephoto lens. And the front-facing camera is the already mentioned 10.8MP lens.
It's thanks to this additional lens that Google has really upped its macro photography, with something called Macro Focus. It hasn't forgotten its massive zoom feature either, with Super Res Zoom available on the phones.
Software wise, there are a load of features on offer, including: Magic Eraser, Motion Mode, Photo Unblur, Night Sight, and a ton of HDR and 4K features when it comes to shooting video - as well as something called Cinematic Blur which brings bokeh to video.
4. There's a powerful processor powering things in the Pixel 7 range
Google released its own fancy sensor a few years ago and in the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, there's an upgraded version.
Called the Google Tensor G2, it means that you get a whole load of AI smarts and some decent security options too, thanks to the Titan M2 security chip. Both fingerprint and face unlock are also on board.
5. Battery life is all day - but can stretch longer
Battery life is "all day", according to Google. But thanks to Pixel's Adaptive Battery it can last over 24 hours. How? Well, it learns your favourite apps, so it doesn't waste power on ones that you rarely use. If you are really worried you are going to run out of juice, then you can turn on Extreme Battery Saver, and the battery can last up to 72 hours.
If you pre-order between 6 October-17 October then you a Google Pixel Watch LTE (with the Pixel Pro 7) or Pixel Buds Pro earphones (with the Pixel 7).