Google has just released the Google Pixel phone, and with it, its reputation as a phone manufacturer just skyrocketed and got the entire spotlight of the market. It takes on Samsung and the other more established phone brands. But can it really compete?
Here is an in-depth review if the Google Pixel can bring on the competition to the Samsung Galaxy S7, which is arguably the reigning Android champion of 2016.
Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Design and Features
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is made of glass and metal, making it feel and look premium. What makes the Samsung Galaxy S7 different from the Google Pixel that it uses a microUSB port instead of the more latest USB-C port
The Google Pixel measures 5.7 x 2.7 x 0.3, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 measures 5.6 x 2.7 x 0.3 and is heavier than the Pixel as it weighs 5.4 ounces while the Pixel phone weighs 5 ounces. The main difference that will surely be a big factor is that the Pixel has a resolution of 1920 x 1080, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 has a 2560 x 1440 panel, which is much clearer and sharper.
Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Processor And Camera
The Google Pixel and the Samsung Galaxy S7 both have 4GB of RAM. The Pixel comes with a 32GB or 128GB internal storage, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 only has a 32GB variant. The Samsung Galaxy S7 wins this thanks to its 12-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel camera, which is capable of 4K recording.
On the other hand, the Google Pixel has a 12.3-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, and supports 4K video recording. The Google Pixel starts at $694 for the 32GB model, while the 128GB one is priced at $749, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 starts at $670.