Google Pixel 7

Released October 2022

High-End ($400-$600)
Google Pixel 7

Summary


Pros

  • Good and consistent photo and video performance with friends and family as subjects because of its good skin-tone rendering and natural contrasts in all conditions
  • Consistent camera experience across all usages and features
  • Excellent autofocus capabilities in photo and video
  • Very good device for gaming thanks to accurate audio dynamics and spatial performance.
  • Fair recording capabilities with good tonal balance and dynamics
  • Great HDR10 video-watching experience with adapted brightness and contrast
  • Accurate screen colors for all use-cases
  • Adapted readability, especially indoors and in low-light conditions
  • Decent autonomy when gaming

Cons

  • Loss of detail and image noise at close-range zoom, due to the lack of a tele camera
  • Weak efficiency in terms of charging
  • Short duration of brightness boost when outdoors, affecting readability
  • Low screen brightness when watching SDR videos
  • Visible color shifts on the screen when holding the device at an angle
  • Poor charging performances

Scores


140
camera
2023
1st

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
140
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 163

Sub-scores

Photo i
145
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 169
Bokeh i
70
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Preview i
72
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
106
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 164
Video i
143
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 154

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 138

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

136
display
2023
4th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
136
82
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
131
74
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 164
Color i
137
104
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
BEST 165
Top score
Google Pixel 8
Video i
137
65
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 163
Touch i
153
79
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
BEST 164
123
audio
2023
15th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
123
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
117
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
136
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

98
battery
29th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
98
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
93
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
103
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
101
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 1h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h43 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
138
selfie
2023
2nd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Selfie Score i
138
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 151
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
134
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 149
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
144
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 156

Specifications


155.6 x 73.2 x 8.7mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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