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Pixel 7 release date: When did the Pixel 7 come out?

It’s out now, but when was it released?

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Quick Answer: Google announced the Pixel 7 on October 6. The phone was then released a week later, on October 13.

Google revealed its new lineup at its fall event, including the Pixel 7, Pixel Watch, and a teaser for 2023’s Pixel Tablet. Was this Pixel release date different from all the rest?

Google typically launches its new phones in the fall of every year. The press event is near the beginning of October, and the phone comes out about a week later.

But what about the Pixel 7? Did Google follow the same release pattern as previous flagships or would things change for a Pixel 7 release date? Let’s dive in.

When did the Google Pixel 7 come out?

Short answer: October 13.

Google announced the Pixel 7 on October 6, and preorders started on the same day. And, as it has done in the past, Google released the phone a week later, on October 13.

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The new Pixel 7 was released with several improvements over the Pixel 6. It features an all-day battery and a display that can go up to 25 percent brighter.

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It also came with several new camera features like photo unblur, cinematic blur, and ultrawide selfies using the front camera.

The rear camera bar has a 50-megapixel primary camera alongside an additional 12-megapixel ultrawide camera.

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Google continues to improve the design and performance of its Pixel phone lineup while maintaining an affordable price.

The Pixel 7 starts at just $599 (Google | Best Buy), an extremely attractive price compared to other flagship smartphones today.

Release DateOctober 13, 2022
Operating SystemAndroid 13
Display6.3″ AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+, 1000 nits (HBM), 1400 nits (peak), 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~416 ppi density), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
ProcessorGoogle Tensor G2 (5 nm), Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55), Mali-G710 MP7 GPU
Storage128GB/256GB, no card slot
Main CameraDual: 50 MP, f/1.9, 25mm (wide), 1/1.31″, 1.2µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS; 12 MP, f/2.2, 114˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.9″, 1.25µm
Selfie Camera10.8 MP, f/2.2, 21mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, 1.22µm
BatteryLi-Ion 4355 mAh, non-removable, 20W wired charging, PD3.0, 50% in 30 min (advertised), 20W wireless, Reverse wireless
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIMNano-SIM and eSIM
Water ResistanceIP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

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Staff writer at KnowTechie. Alex has two years of experience covering all things technology, from video games to electric cars. He's a gamer at heart, with a passion for first-person shooters and expansive RPGs. Shoot him an email at

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