Pixel 5 vs Pixel 7

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Google released the Pixel 5 in October 2020. The Pixel 5 launched with Android 11, and Google has promised security update support through at least October 2023. The Pixel 7 was released two years after the Pixel 5 and arrived in October 2022. The Pixel 7 launched with Android 13 and Google has promised security update support through at least October 2028.

Price Comparison

Pixel 5 vs Pixel 7 Pricing

Pixel 5 prices start at $124, which is cheaper than the Pixel 7 low price of $398.

Specs Comparison

The Pixel 5 specs include an always-on 6.0” display, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, the Titan M security module with Pixel Imprint, and is powered by a Snapdragon 765G processor. In comparison, the Pixel 7 spec sheet includes an Edgeless Corning Gorilla Glass Victus back with a matte aluminum frame, a fingerprint-resistant coating, an always-on 6.3” display, 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, the Titan M2 security module, and a Google Tensor G2 processor. Both phones support 5G cellular connectivity, have an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, have stereo speakers, and use USB-C for charging.

Size

Size Pixel 5 Pixel 7
Width 70 mm 2.8 inches
Height 145 mm 5.7 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 151 g 5.3 ounces

Measurements for the Pixel 5 are as follows: 5.7” (H) x 2.77” (W) x 0.31” (D), with a weight of 5.3 ounces and a 6.0” display size. In comparison, the measurements for the Pixel 7 are as follows: 6.1” (H) x 2.9” (W) x 0.30” (D), with a weight of 6.9 ounces and a 6.3” display size.

Camera

Camera Pixel 5 Pixel 7
Primary 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024

The Pixel 5 and the Pixel 7 feature a dual rear camera system. The rear camera system on the Pixel 5 includes a 12.2MP dual-pixel lens and a 16MP ultra-wide lens, and the rear camera system on the Pixel 7 includes a 50MP Octa PD Quad Bayer wide lens and a 12MP ultra-wide lens. On the front, the Pixel 5 features an 8MP camera with an 83-degree field of view, and the Pixel 7 features a 10.8MP camera with a 92.8-degree field of view. Along with the better hardware, the Pixel 7 also has several features unavailable on the Pixel 5, such as Photo Unblur, Magic Eraser, Motion Mode, Real Tone, Face Unblur, and Panorama.

Screen

Display Pixel 5 Pixel 7
Resolution 1080x2340
Screen Size 151 mm 5.9 in
Pixels Per Inch 437 ppi ppi

The Pixel 5 has an always-on 6.0-inch FHD+ OLED display at 432 PPI and with a resolution of 2340 x 1080. In comparison, the Pixel 7 has an always-on 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED display at 416 PPI and with a resolution of 2400 x 1080. These dimensions equate to a 19:5:9 aspect ratio on the Pixel 5, and to a 20:9 aspect ratio on the Pixel 7. Both displays have a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and offer support for HDR. Otherwise, the Pixel 5 display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 cover glass, and the Pixel 7 display is protected by scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass Victus cover glass.

Battery

Battery Pixel 5 Pixel 7
Capacity 4000 mAh mAh
Longevity 48 hours hours
USB USB-C

The battery capacity of the Pixel 5 is 4,080 mAh, and the battery capacity of the Pixel 7 is 4,355 mAh. The Pixel 5 and the Pixel 7 support fast wired charging and Battery Share. According to Google, the Pixel 5 features all-day battery life, and the Pixel 7 battery life can last beyond 24 hours. Both phones also have an Extreme Battery Saver mode to further extend the battery life. The Pixel 7 also supports fast wireless charging.

Processing

Processor Pixel 5 Pixel 7
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G SM7250-AA (Nairo)

Color Choices

Pixel 5

Available in 2 colors:

  • Black
  • Sage

Which Pixel 5 color should you buy?

Pixel 7

Available in 3 colors:

  • Lemongrass
  • Obsidian
  • Snow

Which color Pixel 7 is the most popular?

Pixel 5 vs Pixel 7 Colors

The Pixel 5 and Pixel 7 have completely different color choices. The Pixel 5 offers two color choices: Black and Sage. The Pixel 7 sports three different color choices: Snow, Obsidian, and Lemongrass.
Swappasaurus

The Pixel 5 is available in Just Black or Sorta Sage. The Pixel 7 is available in Obsidian, Snow, and Lemongrass.

Storage Options

Pixel 5

Choose from 1 storage option:

  • 128GB

Which Pixel 5 storage should I buy?

Pixel 7

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which storage Pixel 7 is the most popular?

Pixel 5 vs Pixel 7 Storage

The Pixel 7 introduces one new storage option not found on the Pixel 5: 256GB. Both the Pixel 5 and Pixel 7 share one storage option: 128GB.
Swappasaurus

The Pixel 5 is available in a single storage configuration: 128GB. The Pixel 7 is available with either 128GB of storage or 256GB of storage.

Reviews

Pixel 5

38 reviews 4.8 stars

Pixel 7

No reviews at this time

Pixel 5 vs Pixel 7 Reviews

The Pixel 5 is rated by users at 4.8 of 5.0 stars. Review data for Pixel 7 is not available at this time.

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