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
1st

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

Overall Camera Score i
140
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
145
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
70
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
72
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
106
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
143
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

140
display
1st

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

Overall Display Score i
140
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
145
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
138
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
155
40
Realme C21
Motion i
142
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
136
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
117
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
123
audio
11th

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 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

98
battery
18th

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

Overall Battery Score i
98
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
93
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
103
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
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

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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