The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro – Google’s upcoming flagship smartphones – display specifications have surfaced online, long before the phones launch later this year. The smartphones are expected to have the same screens as the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro that debuted last year. The company showed off its next-generation phones at the annual Google I/O developer conference earlier this month and revealed that they will be powered by an updated Tensor SoC, and will run on Android 13 out of the box.
According to code in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) spotted by 9to5Google, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will be equipped with the same Samsung displays as the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, respectively. The Pixel 7 display driver codenamed Cheetah is tagged with C10, while the Pixel 7 Pro driver codenamed Panther is tagged for the P10. And both files reveal the specifications of the upcoming phones, according to the report.
Just like the Pixel 6, the upcoming Pixel 7 will be equipped with a Full HD+ display (1,080×2,400 pixels) with a 90Hz refresh rate, as the code indicates using a Samsung S6E3FC3 panel. While the screen specifications remain the same, the screen tends to be slightly smaller than the Pixel 6 – with the height and width reduced by 2mm and 1mm, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Pixel 7 Pro will be equipped with the same QHD+ (1,440×3,120) pixel display with a 120Hz refresh rate — the same as the Pixel 6 Pro launched in 2021, using the same Samsung S6E3HC3 board, according to Google’s driver. cipher. Unlike the Pixel 7, the Pro model will offer the same screen size as its predecessor.
Pixel 7 Pro display drivers also indicate that the high-end model can offer users the ability to view content in 1080p mode via recently spotted Setting on Android 13. While this will reduce your viewing experience on the smartphone, it can help conserve battery – a feature available on other smartphones with higher resolution screens. Meanwhile, Google has yet to officially reveal the full specifications of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, ahead of the expected debut later this year.