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Google Pixel 7 Pro

Google Tensor G2
6.7-inch QHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR 10+, 1500nits
Micro SD card support
Rear cameras
Primary: 50MP, f/1.9, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS; Ultra-wide: 12MP, f/2.2, 126-degrees FoV; Telephoto: 48MP, f/3.5, PDAF, OIS, 5x Optical Zoom
Front camera
10.8MP, f/2.2
5,000 mAh
Wired: 23W; Wireless: 23W; Reverse Wireless: 4.5W
162.9 x 76.6 x 8.9 mm
IP Rating
Obsidian, Snow, Hazel
Operating System
Android 13
Display type


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How to download Android 14 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

Android 14 is available via the beta channel, and you can install it on your Google Pixel right now.

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Android 14 is almost ready for prime time! For lucky owners of the Pixel Fold, Pixel Tablet, or any Pixel phone as old as the Pixel 4a 5G, you'll be among the first users to see what Android 14 has to offer, as these devices can participate in Google's beta initiative.

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Best smartphone cameras in 2023

Looking for the phone with the best camera? We have tested all the latest phones and here's an in-depth guide on the best smartphone cameras!

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Picking the phone with the best camera used to be an easy exercise. In the early days of the smartphone, the iPhone's camera was leaps and bounds better than Android's offerings. Then big-name Android brands caught up, and for a couple of years in the mid-2010s, Samsung held the crown. Towards the latter part of the decade, I'd argue Google and Huawei each respectively dominated the software and hardware part of mobile photography. But starting around 2020 or so, other brands stepped up their digital imaging game by investing more resources; Apple paid more attention to computational photography, and Samsung took a page or two out of Huawei's book in terms of camera hardware.

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The stable version Android 14 is almost here, but we'll have to wait a few more weeks until it's available to the public. To prepare for this significant transition, Google today released the final pre-release build in the form of Beta 5 to let enthusiasts as well as regular users offer last-minute feedback. As expected, the fifth beta build features finalized SDK and NDK APIs and app-facing system behaviors, so it's time for developers to get their apps ready for the new OS.

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We're already 7 days into August, but since today is the first Monday of the month, that means it's time for the latest batch of Android security patches. Google today published the August 2023 Android Security Bulletin, and with it, the corresponding August 2023 security update for eligible Pixel devices. Google's Pixel phones aren't the only phones getting a freshly baked build today, though, as Samsung has also pushed new security updates to the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S20 FE, and a couple of foldables.

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Nothing Phone 2 vs Google Pixel 7 Pro: Can Nothing compete with Google's flagship?

Still fighting for market share, the Pixel 7 Pro is Google's best phone. Can the Nothing Phone 2 beat it at a lower price point?


Nothing is aiming to shake up the Android smartphone market by stepping outside the box compared to other OEMs. That includes Google, which, despite being the developer of Android, is still fighting for market share with its Pixel lineup. However, there's no doubt that the company's most recent Google Pixel 7 Pro is its best smartphone yet, and is one of the best phones overall this year. While the original Nothing Phone 1 was a cool concept that didn't have the specs to match its impressive looks, the Nothing Phone 2 aims to change that. Now featuring a flagship Snapdragon processor and an upgraded camera system, does Phone 2 have the chops to go up against Google's best phone ever?

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I've reviewed 19 phones this year, and this is the Prime Day deal I recommend

I've tested just about every phone, and the Pixel 7 Pro is still one of my favorites. This Prime Day deal shaving 28% off is too good to pass up.


I get my hands on a lot of phones. In fact, it would not be hyperbole to say I get my hands on all the phones — flagships, at least. Just in 2023 alone, I've reviewed 19 phones, and if we go back over the last 12 months, the number jumps to over 30. And of all the phones I've tested in the past year, I can say the Google Pixel 7 Pro is on the very short list of the best Android phones. I'd say the Pixel 7 Pro is still among my top four phones this year, with the other three phones all being China-exclusive devices that 99% of you reading this can't buy anyway. And for this Amazon Prime Day, you can get the Google Pixel 7 Pro at 28% off. So if you're in the market for a new phone, this is the one I'd recommend.

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Google's Pixel 7 and earbuds hit an all-time low with Prime Day deals

Grab Google's latest smartphones and earbuds at never-before-seen prices on Prime Day.


Google's latest Pixel smartphones are among the best Android phones you can buy right now. Its flagship Pixel 7 series offers a great package overall at a significantly lower price than the competition, while the Pixel 7a is the best cheap Android phone currently on the market. The devices are hard to beat at full price, and they're now even more attractive with these Prime Day deals that bring them down to their lowest prices yet. On top of that, you can also pick up a pair of Google's highly-acclaimed wireless earbuds or the Pixel Watch at discounted prices to complete your Pixel collection.

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Google Pixel Fold and Tablet join the bleeding edge with Android 14 Beta 4

The stable release is just around the corner


Android 14 Beta 4 is rolling out today for eligible Pixel devices. For folks keeping track of the development cycle, this is the last expected major release before it hits the stable milestone and is ready for the masses. This latest version also picks up support for the brand new Pixel Fold as well as the Pixel Tablet, which means it's the last chance for the app developers to get those tuning-and-testing toes wet before Android 14 is released.

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In case you're thinking, "today's a Wednesday, but Pixel updates usually land on Mondays," you're right, Google is indeed a little bit behind its usual schedule. This month's release has been delayed slightly until today, as a result of 4th July's federal holiday to celebrate Independence Day in the US. Nonetheless, Google's freshly baked Pixel software updates for July are finally here.

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Tech devices I rely on for my summertime fun

Summer is about adventures without tech, but that doesn't mean you should just leave all your gadgets behind.


When the weather turns warm as we enter summer, many of us spend a lot more time outside. Whether that's going to concerts, hiking, playing sports, camping, or just cookouts at home, our daily habits shift for a while. But even with this added time spent outdoors, we've become so accustomed to having technology and gadgets around that we still tend to find ways to incorporate them into our summer activities.

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5 features Google Pixel should take from third party Android skins

Pixel's software is Google's "true" version of Android, but other Android versions have some great software ideas that Google should adopt.


Google's Pixel phones are critically acclaimed in two specific areas: camera performance and overall software. The former is well deserved, as Pixel phones have consistently ranked at or near the very top of any best smartphone camera lists despite never actually having the best camera hardware. But the unanimous praise for the Pixel software? I've always felt that was more of a reputation award. After all, Google makes Android, so its version of Android must be the best, right?

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Google Pixel 7 Pro vs Oppo Find X6 Pro: The best software vs the best hardware

The Pixel 7 Pro is best known for its software smarts. How does it compare against a phone that's all about using the best hardware


The Google Pixel 7 Pro is one of the very best all-around flagships on the market. It's priced well, has a unique design, and is one of the very best camera systems in the whole industry. In North America, it's easily my choice for the best Android phone, edging out the far pricier and unwieldy Galaxy S23 Ultra and a OnePlus 11 that's missing wireless charging and a good zoom lens.

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Google is prepping the sweet treat of Android 14 for its Pixel smartphones, and users on the beta program are starting to see a fresh new update today. The upcoming major release of Android has just hit another milestone with a Beta 2.1 hotfix making its debut alongside a bunch of stability improvements.

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I regret buying the "flagship" Pixel 7 instead of waiting for the affordable Pixel 7a

The Pixel 7 is having an awkward middle child moment.


Google's Pixel 7a has only been out for a few days, but it has already raised the stakes for what you can expect from a budget phone in 2023. Yes, it's right at the top of what I'd consider "budget" with a $499 price tag, but it's impressive how it blurs the line between a mid-range phone and a flagship. It shares such a tightly-knit DNA with its flagship sibling that it leaves the standard Pixel 7 in an awkward middle ground where it doesn't do enough to stand out or particularly excel in its own lineup.

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Android 13 QPR3 Beta 3.2 update brings plenty of connectivity fixes to Pixel devices

Google has pushed the Android 13 QPR3 Beta 3.2 update, bringing more improvements, with a focus on connectivity fixes.


Android 13 QPR3 Beta 3.2 is rolling out to select Google Pixel smartphones. The over-the-air (OTA) update brings a wealth of new bug fixes, with most focusing on connectivity issues. Google states that this update is for select devices, which means you currently must have an eligible device running Android 13 QPR3 Beta. If your device is running a different version of the OS like the Android 14 Beta, you will not see this update, and you will not have access to it.

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Android 14 Beta 2 is here with support for predictive back animations and more

Anything else you'd like to drop today, Google?


Back in February this year, Google published the first developer preview build of Android 14. The beta branch picked up its introductory release about a month ago. Now, shortly after today's main I/O 2023 keynote, Google rolled out Android 14 Beta 2 for the Pixel devices.

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Samsung mimics Pixel 7 Pro by bringing 2x portrait zoom to Galaxy S23

You can already take photos at 1x and 3x zoom, but many find 2x to be the sweet spot.


Google’s Pixel 7 Pro is widely regarded as one of the best Android cameras out there. It has a generous 50-megapixel camera sensor at the back, making it perfect for capturing anything from the night sky to the smallest bug and everything else in between. For portraits, you can shoot at any zoom level from a normal 1x zoom to 30x, but it's generally easier to shoot at around the two-times zoom mark. The Pixel 7 Pro’s rival, the Samsung Galaxy S23, also has a portrait mode but strangely didn't have a 2x zoom — until now.

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Google's May 2023 Android security update for Pixels is ready to go

May 2023's Pixel security update is here, with some added extras in tow


It's the first Monday of a new month, which means it's time for a fresh new Android Security Update Bulletin. Thus, it’s no surprise that today, Google has published the Android Security Bulletin for May 203 and a new security update is rolling out for all the eligible Pixel phones.

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Google Meet on Pixel 7 smartphones is about to become much more immersive

A new speaker separation option for Google Meet users with Pixel 7 devices has been introduced.


Over the past few years, most of us have grown accustomed to being on some type of online video call or meeting. While some interactions can be quite tame, only containing a few people, others can be pretty large, with more than 20 people on screen at a time. For the most part, it can get a bit confusing if you're not completely locked in, but Google's bringing a new solution to try and help users on Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro devices, called 'speaker separation' that will bring a more immersive yet dynamic experience to all your Google Meet encounters.

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra vs Google Pixel 7 Pro: Which flagship should you buy?

The Galaxy S23 Ultra and the Pixel 7 Pro are some of the flagship Android phones to check out right now, but which one is for you?


When it comes to the best Android smartphones, two companies sit at the top of the market: Samsung and Google. The former just introduced the Galaxy S23 Ultra, complete with a large display, S Pen, powerful new processor, and 200MP camera. Meanwhile, the latter’s Pixel 7 Pro, which released last year, was at the top of its class with some of the smartest features on the market and a tried-and-true flagship experience.

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