Finally, Google has launched its very first smartphone, branded with its name. Well, they are two in number; Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. These two phones are amazing in their features and they are really impressive being the beginners of the battleship. However, the thing is, 2016 being a pretty great year for smartphones, it poses a really tough competition for the Google’s new phone – Pixel XL.
With that in mind, most of the people are looking to compare the exciting offspring of iPhone – iPhone 7 Plus with Google Pixel XL. So I thought to have features of them compared to make your decision easy. We had also covered up, Why you should Buy Apple iPhone 7 Plus as Galaxy Note 7 Alternative?
iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL Compared
Find out which one comes out to be the finest device in terms of specs and design.
Design Comparison: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL
So, comparing the designs of both the phones, things are not that different for both. iPhone 7 Plus borrowed the design from its predecessor, iPhone 6, that means, it doesn’t changed much in the design of the new flagship. The casing is made from metal, curved sides and flat back counts in, like the previous phone. The few things that are changed in the iPhone 7 Plus is the camera hump, antenna line and the of headphone jack.
When it comes to Google Pixel XL, it is also a flat phone with rounded edges that features antenna lines on the bottom of the backplate. There is also a fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone that is present below the home button on the front. The size of both the phones is similar in terms of sizes. But the Google Pixel XL version lacks the IP68 certification, the powerful speakers and microSD slot for expanding storage.
This means, there are some problems with the Google phone, that added plus for the iPhone 7 Plus.
Operating System Comparison: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL
The operating system for the iPhone 7 Plus iOS 10, that is said to be 40 times faster than the previous version of iOS 9 and its GPU is claimed to be 50 percent faster and better. With 2GB RAM, the A10 Fusion core uses the two cores that increases the performance of the phone, by taking it into a lighter mode. On the other hand, the Google Pixel XL runs Android Nougat OS in its system that adds a number of improvements over the Marshmallow. Not only this, the phone has got the Snapdragon 821 that excited most of the users. The chip is said to boost the performance of the phone to almost 10 times that undoubtedly make it, one of the best Android phone around. Moreover, Google Pixel XL offers a VR platform that is unfortunately, not present in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
Camera Comparison: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL
Cameras of both these phones are of top notch. Well, the iPhone’s camera is on the headlines with its dual lenses, but at the same time, Google Pixel XL introduced a 12.3 MP camera in the rear of its phone with an f/2.0 aperture. Unfortunately, google phone lacks some of the great features that iPhone 7 Plus consists, that made iPhone 7 Plus to be the smartphone having one of the best camera ever.
Battery Comparison: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Google Pixel XL
Battery is something that is least impressive in iPhone 7. Although the Plus version of iPhone 7 claims to be having long lasting battery, however, it doesn’t perform well in its tests. The batter that iPhone 7 Plus pack is 2,900mAh, and according to different reviews, this battery have the shortest life of any mainstream phone over the past couple of years. On the other hand, Pixel XL’s battery comes in 3,450 size, that is quite impressive.
Although Google Pixel XL is a great phone, but it cannot overweigh the great specs of the iPhone 7 Plus.