Google launches a new pixel phone today.
Google’s new Pixel 7 phones was launched today, and it comes with the Tensor G2 processor. This processor is designed to improve the speed and performance of the phone, and it also consumes less power than other processors on the market. It also has many features that will help with image processing and AI. Keep reading to discover what this means if you are in the market for a new phone.
Google’s Tensor G2 processor: what it is and what it does
Google’s Tensor G2 processor is the company’s newest and most powerful AI chip. It is designed for use in Google’s Pixel phones and other devices requiring high-performance AI processing. The chip offers significant improvements over its predecessor, the Tensor G1, including more efficient use of resources and higher throughput. Google has also announced plans to make the Tensor G2 available to third-party developers, which should help accelerate the adoption of this new technology.
Samsung will make the Tensor G2 and its 4nm node, utilizing what’s known as panel-level packaging. This refers to wafers that have already been cut into squares instead of round ones, reducing unnecessary waste. This probably won’t impact the chip’s functionality in actual devices, but it’s informative and might cut costs.
The features of the new pixel phone
Google’s new Pixel phone was launched today, and it is packed with features. The phone has a Tensor G2 processor, which is said to be twice as fast as the previous processor. The new pixel phone also has an improved camera, which is now 12MP. The phone is available in two sizes, the 5-inch, and the 6-inch. The 6-inch version of the phone has a higher resolution than the 5-inch version. The new pixel phone comes with Android Oreo, the latest version of Android.
What does this mean for you?
That should translate into 20% better performance and efficiency. The new GPU is expected to help the hardware-based intelligent processing unit (TPU) perform 35% more efficiently. The TPU is also seeing an improvement. Both of these are awesome, as people are not only expecting better performance out of their phones, but their batteries to last longer too. Its performance doesn’t help much if your phone only lasts a couple hours off of a charge.
How the Tensor G2 processor benefits the user
Google’s new Tensor G2 processor offers several benefits for users. The processor is designed to improve the speed and efficiency of tasks performed on mobile devices and provides increased battery life and improved security. In addition, the Tensor G2 processor aims to make picture-taking better. One of the biggest aspects of the upgraded chip is that it will help take photos at night and improve AI-driven image processing. Think of things like unblurring images etc.
Features of the Pixel 7
Full-screen 6.7-inch (170 mm)1 display
19.5:9 aspect ratio
QHD+ (1440 x 3120) LTPO OLED at 512 PPI
Smooth Display (up to 120 Hz2)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™ cover glass
Always-on display with At a Glance and Now Playing
Up to 1000 nits (HDR) and up to 1500 nits (peak brightness)
>1,000,000:1 contrast ratio
Full 24-bit depth for 16 million colors
Beyond 24-hour battery life
Up to 72-hour battery life with Extreme Battery Saver
Minimum 4926 mAh
Typical 5000 mAh
Fast charging – up to 50% charge in about 30 minutes7 – with Google 30W USB-C® Charger with USB-PD 3.0 (PPS) sold separately
Fast wireless charging
50 MP Octa PD Quad Bayer wide camera
1.2 μm pixel width
82° field of view
1/1.31″ image sensor size
12 MP ultrawide camera with autofocus
1.25 μm pixel width
125.8° field of view
48 MP Quad Bayer PD telephoto camera
0.7 μm pixel width
20.6° field of view
5x optical zoom
Super Res Zoom up to 30x
LDAF (laser detect auto focus) sensor
Spectral and flicker sensor
Optical + electronic image stabilization on wide and telephoto
Fast camera launcher
For more about the full list of features of the Pixel 7, not just the things we thought were cool, check out their site as it is a pretty impressive looking phone.
What phones will the Tensor G2 processor be in?
Google’s new Tensor G2 processor is available for the Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro with a targeted launch date of October 6. Check out this great video that goes really in depth into the product and keep an eye out for the new phone coming out soon