At its I/O conference earlier this month, Google teased the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, revealing their backs in the process and thus verifying that the camera visor will remain on the phones.
If you’re curious about this fall’s Pixels, a new report provides purported details about their displays. Next, we will discuss how they were uncovered, after looking at the specs.
Thus, the Pixel 7 has a screen with a resolution of 1080×2400 and a refresh rate of 90 Hz, and the Pixel 7 Pro has a screen resolution of 1440×3120 with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. Last year’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro were exactly the same.
9to5Google has discovered that Google has developed two new display drivers, the C10 and the P10. The information comes from the Android Open Source Project. “Cheetah” is the codename for Pixel 7, while “Panther” is Pixel 7 Pro. A deep dive into the code also revealed that the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro will have Samsung displays just like their predecessors, whose model numbers are S6E3FC3 and S6E3HC3, respectively.
Meanwhile, Google has been working on a new version of the Pixel 6 Pro’s panel called S6E3HC4, which is expected to be included in the Pixel 7 Pro. The resolution, refresh rate, and power consumption are not likely to change, so improvements will likely only be in quality, brightness, or power consumption.
Pixel 7’s display panel is 1mm narrower and 2mm shorter because it will be smaller than the Pixel 6. However, the Pixel 7 Pro is identical in size to the Pixel 6 Pro, and its display is also identical to the Pixel 6 Pro.
One interesting aspect about the Pixel 7 Pro’s display is that it will be able to display native 1080p in Low Power Mode, improving battery efficiency. At first, the design was similar. Now, the display specs are similar. Compared to their predecessors, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are more iterative updates than anything else.