Google confirmed the pre-order date for the new Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro in its latest first impressions video with the Time Pixel. With only 30 seconds in length, the content shows several people holding the most powerful model with a triple camera for the first time and, at the end, fine print confirms that the Pixel 7 Pro pre-sale starts on October 6th, the same day of the event. Of google.
While the dates for the event and the start of the pre-sale have been confirmed by Google, there are still uncertainties regarding the launch date.
Expectations indicated that Google should start sales to the general public a week after the announcement, on October 13th, but there is a possibility that the launch will happen a few days later, on October 18th.
Once again made up of two premium models, the new generation of the Pixel line debuts in a few weeks with beefier versions thanks to the Google Tensor G2 processor, offering the same 50 MP sensor for the main camera and 12 MP sensor for the ultrawide lens.
The Pixel 7 Pro is the only model of the duo with a telephoto camera, and its new 48 MP sensor should offer high-close zoom to compete against benchmark rivals like the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Google would be preparing Pixel 7a, Ultra and foldable
Increasingly solid rumors reinforce the existence of other Google phones besides the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. evidence published by 9to5Google raise the idea that a supposed Pixel Ultra would be in development under the codename “G10”.
While the two already confirmed models will keep the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro screen specifications, this new device would adopt a 6.7-inch OLED panel with QHD resolution (3120 x 1440 pixels) and a variable refresh rate of 1-120 Hz. Further details are still unknown.
There are also indications that suggest the development of a more compact Pixel codenamed “neila”, which could be the Pixel 7a or a version with an even smaller screen.
Finally, consistent leaks reinforce details of Google’s foldable phone. Expected as Pixel Notepad, the foldable would have five cameras and Galaxy Z Fold 4 format with two screens.
Google event takes place October 6th
While rumors point that the supposed Pixel 7a, Ultra and foldable will only be released in 2023, we know that the next Google event will be for the launch of the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, the new Pixel Watch and the Pixel Tablet, in addition to the possible arrival of Nest line smart home devices.
The Google event is scheduled for October 6 at 11 am (Brasilia time) and you will be able to follow all the coverage of the presentation here on Canaltech.