Google's Pixel phones have been strongly rumored for the past months. Now that the devices are out in the open, it's hard to not notice the Pixel XL's advantages over the iPhone 7 Plus. Since both devices are clearly powerful flagships, comparing them is quite expected. Here's how the Google Pixel XL compares to Apple's iPhone 7 Plus:
Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus, Display
Apple has always remained average when it comes to phone display. In fact, the iPhone 7 Plus only has a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution (401 ppi). The Google Pixel XL on the other hand, boasts of its 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution (534 ppi). Nevertheless, the iPhone 7 Plus takes pride in its 3D Touch display and Display Zoom features that the Pixel XL does not have.
Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus, Internals
The Google Pixel XL and the iPhone 7 Plus are both deprived of a microSD slot. Nevertheless, the Pixel XL has a slight advantage over the iPhone 7 Plus when it comes to memory. As per GSM Arena's specs sheet, the iPhone 7 Plus only has 3 GB RAM while the Pixel XL has 4 GB RAM.
Additionally, the Pixel XL has a bigger battery that the iPhone 7 Plus. The Google phone has a 3450 mAh battery while the iPhone 7 Plus only has a 2900 mAh battery.
Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus, Cameras
The Pixel XL and the iPhone 7 Plus' cameras may not differ so much when counting megapixels. The Pixel XL has a 12 MP rear cam and an 8 MP selfie snapper. The iPhone 7 Plus on the other hand also comes with a 12 MP rear camera combined with a 7 MP front camera.
However, the iPhone 7 Plus ' dual camera scanner is definitely giving the iPhone a good game. Needless to say, once the Pixel XL gets to the hand of reviewers, fans can get a good glimpse as to what the device's camera can do. Besides, the Google Pixel boasts of being the 'highest rated smartphone camera'.
Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus, Price
Right now, both phones have a $769 price tag. As per CNET, the Pixel XL sells at $769 for its 32 GB variant and $869 for its 128 GB variant. The same pricing goes for the iPhone 7 Plus. However, the iPhone has a 256 GB variant priced at $969.