Pixel 7 Pro is here and better; runs Android 13 with Tensor G2 SoC

In addition to the vanilla Pixel 7, Google announced the Pixel 7 Pro. The 7 Pro is specifically for tech enthusiast who practically wants more from their smartphones. This model gets you a bigger and better screen, and an extra camera sensor, which is a dedicated telephoto lens.

As the law of economy has stated, higher price should always be expected with higher quality. So unlike the standard Pixel 7 that starts at just $599, the Pixel 7 Pro starts from $899 for the base model.

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At the above price, you are getting a 6.7-inches LTPO AMOLED screen featuring 120Hz, HDR10+ and up to 1500 nits of peak brightness. The Pixel 7 Pro is powered by Google’s self developed Tensor G2 SoC, which is the sensor to the initial Tensor Chip used on the Pixel 6-series.

Storage option on the phone begins from 12GB RAM with either 128, 256 or 512GB ROM. The phone has an under-display fingerprint scanner, support dual stereo speakers and boot Google Android 13 OS out of the box.

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Unlike the standard Pixel 7 that has just two camera lenses, the 7 Pro is given three sensors. These includes a primary 50-megapixel sensor, a 12-megapixel ultrawide and a third 48-megapixel telephoto lens, while a single 10.8-megapixel selfie camera is used on the front. Both the front and rear setup are capable of 4K video records at 30/60fps

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Google Pixel 7 Pro key specifications

  • Display: 6.7 inch LTPO AMOLED screen with 1440 x 3120, 120Hz, Gorilla Victus, 1500 peak brightness and HDR10+
  • CPU: 2.85GHz Octa-core Google Tensor G2 with Mali-G710 MC10
  • RAM and Storage: 12GB RAM with 128GB/128/512GB ROM (No SD-card)
  • OS: Android 13
  • Camera: Triple camera with Dual-LED flash, Pixel Shift and Auto-HDR
    • 50MP main with F/1.85, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
    • 48MP Telephoto lens with F/3.5, multi-directional PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
    • 2MP Ultrawide with 114° FoV, and F/2.2 aperture
  • Front camera: 10.8MP selfie with F/2.2 aperture
  • Video recording: up to [email protected]/60fps front and rear
  • Connectivity: Single with eSIM 5G / 4G VoLTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi
  • Other Features: Fingerprint (in-screen), USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 30W and 23W wired and wireless charger.
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Google Pixel 7 Pro pricing and availability

The Pixel 7 Pro comes in Obsidian, Snow and Hazel colors. The model will start selling from October 13th. Although you can already pre-order a unit via the company’s website. And as was stated earlier, the base model with 12GB RAM and 128GB ROM will start from $899.

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.