The next-generation Pixel 7 series, which is expected to be released this fall by Google, will be equipped with the Samsung Exynos 5300 modem and the second-generation Tensor chipset, foreign media reported citing Nine to Five Google.
According to reports, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro use the feline codenames of Cheetah and Panda, respectively. Google used to codenames fish for the Pixel series, but changed the codenames to ‘Oriole’ and ‘Raven’ on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, respectively.
The Pixel 6a, which is expected to be released in the second quarter, will be codenamed Bluejay, and the foldable smartphone Pixel Notepad will be codenamed ‘Pipit’.
In addition, the Pixel 7 series is equipped with a Samsung Exynos 5300 modem, which has not been announced yet, and is powered by a second-generation Tensor processor. The Exynos modem 5123 in the Pixel 6 series has a “g5123b” model number, whereas the newer modems have a “g5300b” model number.
In addition, the Pixel 7 series is powered by a “GS201” chip, which is certain to be a second-generation Google Tensor chip. However, it has not yet been confirmed whether it is being developed based on Exynos like the first generation.