Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Is Apple iPhone 7 Plus better or Google Pixel XL? Which should you buy

Jayakrishnan VU | October 12, 2016 11:58 pm Print
The iPhone 7 Plus comes up with its unique iOS, Google's Pixel XL is backed by the tech giants expertise in the domain and is the only phone to have the latest version of Android - called also 'Nougat' - preinstalled..

Ever since the recent launch of Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7, customers are confused about choosing between the duo.

Well, there are enough reasons for their dilemma, as it is not just about choosing between Android and iOS – but also to find out which company has come with a better phone in the tech market.

Let’s help you to find the better among the smartphones by comparing the pros and cons of each, as both Android and iOS have their plus and minuses.

While, iPhone 7 Plus comes up with its unique iOS, Google’s Pixel XL is backed by the tech giants expertise in the domain and is the only phone to have the latest version of Android – called also ‘Nougat’ – preinstalled.

While iPhone 7 has been launched already, Pixel XL will reach customers this October 20th. Now lets find out what are the major differences among the duo.

1. Hardware and specs

Google’s flagship smartphone definitely enjoys many advantages and is miles ahead of iphone on these fronts.
Both models have stunning 5.5-inch screens, but Pixel scores over iphone as its resolution is 1440p whilst the former has only 1080p. The RAM, (needed for the gadget’s multitasking) is only 3GB for iPhone, but Pixel boasts an incredible 4GB storage.

2. dual-lens camera

Google Pixel falls short on this issue, as iPhone 7 Plus is having Apple’s unique-first ever dual-lens camera. It is having optical zoom and a hi-tech dynamic range also. Google is yet to reveal info on its camera’s properties, so if you are camera freak, iphone is your best bet.

3.Usability and features

Surprisingly, due to speed of software development, both models share same features. Both let you swipe up or down using their home screen very fast by using shortcuts. They are similar in voice-enabled assistants – Google Now and Siri.

4. headphone jack

Pixel XL is having a 3.5mm headphone jack, but iPhone 7 or 7 Plus don’t have one.

5.Price

Google’s Pixel XL is overpriced compared to other models in market, it is priced at £719 for the 32GB model and £819 for the 128GB model, said Google. Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, similarly is a premium gadget and prices starts at £719 for the 32GB model.

Jayakrishnan VU
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