Google Pixel 7 vs Pixel 7 Pro: Biggest differences

By: Loan Budy

The two devices succeed the excellent Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6, bringing several updates in hardware, a refined design and some exciting new features. If you're wondering what the differences are between the Pixel 7 Pro and the Pixel 7 and which you should buy, we have you covered. Here is how the Pixel 7 Pro and the Pixel 7 compare to help you work out which is the right one for you.

The Google Pixel 7 starts at $599 in the US and £599 in the UK - the same as the Pixel 6, while the Pixel 7 Pro starts at $899 in the US and £899 in the UK - again the same as the Pixel 6 Pro.


The Google Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel 7 share a similar design, with both offering a camera housing on the rear that spans the width of the devices, just like the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.


There's a premium finish on both the Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel 7, and both offer an IP68 water and dust resistance. The Pixel 7 Pro has a polished aluminium frame, while the Pixel 7 has a matte frame, though both offer Corning Gorilla Glass Victus cover glass and edgeless Corning Gorilla Glass Victus rears.


The Google Pixel 7 Pro comes with a 6.7-inch LTPO OLED display with a refresh rate up to 120Hz. It offers a Quad HD+ resolution (3120 x 1440), which delivers a pixel density of 512ppi, which is the same as the Pixel 6 Pro.


The Pixel 7 meanwhile, has a 6.3-inch display, which is also an OLED panel, though not LTPO. It has a Full HD+ resolution (2400 x 1080) for a pixel density of 416ppi and there's a 90Hz refresh rate.


The Pixel 7 Pro comes with 12GB of RAM compared to the Pixel 7's 8GB of RAM though. Storage options are 128GB and 256GB for the Pixel 7, while the Pixel 7 Pro adds a 512GB variant. Neither the Pixel 7 or 7 Pro offer microSD support for storage expansion.

Hardware and specs

The Pixel 7's camera has the same main sensor and ultra wide sensor as the Pixel 7 Pro, but it doesn't offer the telephoto lens. Both devices have features including Motion Mode, Real Tone, Photo Unblur and Magic Eraser, as well as the company's excellent Night Sight. The Pixel 7 Pro also offers Macro Focus and 30x high resolution zoom, while the Pixel 7 doesn't have the Macro Focus feature and it's high resolution zoom tops out at 8x.


It is the camera offerings where the biggest difference between these two devices is the most apparent though, with the Pixel 7 Pro offering a telephoto sensor and some extra camera features, like Macro focus and a higher resolution zoom.


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