Specs comparison: Google Pixel vs iPhone 7

Apple launched the much-anticipated iPhone 7 on September 7. The newly released iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch retina display with improved home button with Taptic feedback. Google Pixel will be unveiled on October 4 at a launch event to be held in San Francisco. In this article, we will compare the specifications of both iPhone 7 and Google Pixel.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Display

Apple iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch LED-backlit widescreen IPS display (1334×750) with a pixel density of 326PPI paired with a contrast ratio of 1400:1. Moreover, the wide color gamut display based iPhone 7 is equipped with a 625cd/m2 maximum brightness. If you look at the display size of Google Pixel, it offers a 5-inch Full HD AMOLED (2560 x 1440) display. According to sources, iPhone has an excellent display compared to other competing handsets.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Performance

Apple has integrated 64-bit A10 Fusion chip processor coupled with M10 motion coprocessor in the recently released iPhone 7. You will have the option to buy a suitable phone with 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage capacities. You will not find 16GB model since the Cupertino-based tech giant has ditched it.

On the Google Pixel front, the phone will offer a 64-bit quad-core processor running at 2.0GHz paired with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. Google will also release models with higher storage capacities for premium customers. There are reports that Google will launch a 16GB storage model of Pixel for beginners.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Camera

The main USP of Apple iPhone 7 is the integration of optical image stabilization (OIS). This feature was made available only in iPhone 6s Plus. The phone offers the 12MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture. Furthermore, the iPhone 7 is equipped with a six-element lens and quad-LED true tone flash. Talking about the front-facing snapper, the iPhone 7 comes with a 7MP sensor with FHD recording. Google Pixel is expected to ship with a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Battery

The iPhone 7 is designed in such a way to deliver up to 2 hours of long battery life than the previous counterpart. According to official Apple specifications page, both models will deliver a talk time of up to 14 hours on 3G. Meanwhile, Google Pixel is expected to be powered by a 2770mAh battery with fast charging support.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Operating Platform

The new iPhone 7 comes with full blown iOS 10. If you are unaware, iOS 10 ships with plenty of new features. Google Pixel will ship with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-loaded into it. Hence, you will be able to experience all the latest features of Android. The new Pixel phone will also ship with a fingerprint scanner mounted on the rear.

Google Pixel vs iPhone 7: Pricing

Apple iPhone 7 will be released in India on October 7. We will be able to know the exact price after the launch. In the US, iPhone 7 is priced at $649 with an option for monthly payment with free iPhone upgrade program. However, several reports state that the price of iPhone 7 in India will be massive and will not be affordable to common people. Google Pixel will start at £299 for the 16GB variant and £339 for the 32GB model.


We can say that both iPhone 7 and Google Pixel are premium smartphones. If you are an Android fan, you can consider Pixel because of the larger display and high resolution. It doesn’t hurt to spend few more days and see what’s in store for Pixel before investing for iPhone 7.

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Anand Deb

Anand is a social geek blogger and tech enthusiast. He loves writing about technology and photography. He specializes the field of Internet Marketing and interested to dig deeper into the world of media and social networking.

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