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Google Pixel 7 launch highlights: Pixel 7 Pro costs Rs 84,999, Pixel 7 at Rs 59,999

Google Pixel 7 series launch: The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro along with a new Pixel Watch and Pixel Tablet were launched by Google. Here are all the highlights from the launch event.

google Pixel 7 launch,Google launched two Pixel 7 phones, a watch, a pair of earbuds and a new tablet. (Image Source: Google)

Google Pixel 7 series launch: Google’s new Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones have officially launched at an event in New York. The new phones will be powered by the Tensor G2 chipset.  Meanwhile, pre-orders for the Pixel 7 series have begun on  Flipkart at 8.15 pm for those who are interested in getting their hands on the new Pixel phones. The phones will go on sale on October 13 in India. The Pixel 7 Pro costs Rs 84,999, though several bank offers and exchange offers can bring the price down to Rs 69,999. The Pixel 7 will cost Rs 59,999 in India.

The Pixel 7 series packs a new and improved Tensor chip, the G2. Google is also bringing some new privacy and security features on the Pixel 7 series, and ensuring that some data does not leave the device. The Pixel 7 series comes with changes on the camera side as well, though Google is yet to reveal the full specifications. It looks like the camera on the Pixel 7 series has better Super Res Zoom as well.

Google Pixel Watch, the company’s first smartwatch as well as a Pixel tablet have also been showcased. The Pixel Watch comes with some Fitbit features, including the heart-rate tracking and Google says this is most accurate that they have managed to put on a watch till date.

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20:40 (IST)06 Oct 2022
The Pixel event is over. But we will have some more details on the launch

The Pixel event is over. But stay tuned we will have some more details on what has been announced today. 

20:30 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel Tablet: You can charge this with a speaker dock

This looks cool. The Pixel Tablets gets a charge this with a speaker dock, to sort of use this as a smart speaker as well. 

20:29 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7 Price in India: More details

The Pixel 7 is priced at Rs 59,999 and the Pixel 7 Pro is priced at Rs 84,999. Both devices will be available for purchase starting October 13. Google has some limited-time launch offers for both phones. This includes Rs 6,000 cashback on Pixel 7 purchase and Rs 8,500 cashback on Pixel 7 Pro purchase. Flipkart has additional exchange discount bonus as well to bring the price down further. 
 

20:26 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel Watch: Price

The Pixel Watch will cost $349. No word on when and if this is coming to India. 

20:24 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel Watch to come with six months of Fitbit Premium

Pixel Watch will come with features like Fall Detection, a new ECG app, and six months of fitbit premium. It will also come with the sleep tracking from Fitbit as well. 

20:22 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel Watch is next

Google is showcasing the Pixel Watch now. This one also comes with improved heart-rate tracking and some Fitbit features as well. 

20:17 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro: Prices

The Pixel 7 starts at $599 while the Pixel 7 Pro at $899. The phones are open for pre-orders today. The Pixel 7 Pro costs Rs 84,999 for India. The Pixel 7's India price has not been confirmed so far. 

20:12 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro: Zoom is getting an improvement as well

It looks like Google is improving the Zoom features on the Pixel 7 series. The Super Res Zoom ensures 12.5 megapixel image on the 50MP camera for 2X zoom. But Google says the image has reduced noise. The 2X shot quality is maintained on both the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro.  

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20:07 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro camera: Cinematic video

The Cinematic Blur video will ensure video in Portrait style where the background is blurred while the subject is in sharp focus. This feature is driven by software on the Pixel 7 series, just as it is on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14. 

20:05 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7: Photo Unblur

It seems that Pixel 7 and 7 Pro will fix all your old photos as well. So if you have blurry photos from a different camera, you will be able to fix those as well. 

20:05 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro: Best Night Sight photos

Pixel 7 will improve the Night Sight photos. It will also ensure that photos stay in focus even when the subject--aka toddlers and young children- do not stay still. 

20:00 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Google Pixel 7: A more inclusive camera

Google says the new camera is more inclusive and will ensure that people with dark skin appear more natural in their photos. 

19:56 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7: Assistant voice typing will now automatically suggest emojis when typing

Seems the voice assistant on Pixel 7 will be smarter now. It will automatically suggest emojis when you are typing. And most importantly, Pixel 7 will be able to transcribe audio messages in real-time. The recorder app on Pixel 7 will also get speaker labels as well. 

19:54 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7:Features

6.3-inch display, better selfie camera and battery. The battery size has not been specified. The Pixel 7 Pro gets a triple camera. The Pro has a 6.7-inch display with a variable refresh rate. The Pixel 7 Pro gets an upgraded telelphoto camera. The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro's front camera also powers the Face Unlock. Both phones have an in-display fingerprint scanner as well.  The Tensor G2 has a dedicated TPU as well for dedicated AI. Google claims that machine learning runs 60 per cent faster on Pixel 7. 

19:48 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7 will get VPN by Google One

The Pixel 7 series will come with VPN by Google One later this year. It is not clear if these features will also be made available to users in India. 

19:48 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7 will be able to tell if you snore

Pixel 7 can be used to detect if you're snoring at night. However, Google says the data does not leave the device. 

19:47 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro: Titan M2 chipset for extra security

Pixel 7 series also comes with Titan M2 chipset for security. It also gets 5 years of security updates, which sounds nice. Pixel 7 also focuses on 'protected computing' which will de-identify data, shrink data collection and restrict data access. So features like Live Translate, etc, all the computing is done on the device, and it is not done on the cloud. 

19:45 (IST)06 Oct 2022
The new Google products

Here's a quick look at the new Google products. There's the Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Watch, the new Pixel Buds, and the Pixel tablet. 

19:43 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Pixel Tablet is official

The Pixel tablet has a nano-ceramic coating. It has an aluminium body with Google promising a soft-matte textured feel. 

19:40 (IST)06 Oct 2022
Google Pixel 7: Zirconica-blasted aluminium; Pixel Watch also shown

Google Pixel 7 series has a zirconica-blasted aluminium to make it feel smooth. And yes, it continues with the 'Material You' design on the software side of things. The Pixel Watch is also being showcased at the event. Yes, the Pixel Watch has a bezel, but it can disappear it seems. Pixel Watch comes in black, silver and gold. The bands attach internally, you just twist and click and the band gets attached. 

While not yet confirmed, the Google Pixel 7 series will, as per rumours, launch in India as well, marking the first time we see a flagship Pixel product launch in the country in years. The phone is also set to be powered by Google’s second in-house chipset, following up to last year’s Tensor chip. As always, camera will be a sharp focus in the Pixel series.

The Pixel 7 is expected to sport a 50MP primary sensor accompanied by a 12MP ultrawide lens. However, the Pro version might get a 48MP telephoto lens. Rumours also indicate that the Pixel 7 Pro will have two new camera modes. The first one might be called Cinematic mode and will allow users to record videos in portrait mode. The second mode will be a new Macro Focus mode that will supposedly let users take close-ups using the ultrawide lens.

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First published on: 06-10-2022 at 13:00 IST
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