Google has announced its new Pixel series smartphones- Pixel and Pixel XL. Both devices will be up against smartphones from giants like Apple and Samsung. Read on to find out how Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 compare with each other in terms of price, specifications and features.
Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7
|Device/Features||Google Pixel||iPhone 7||Samsung Galaxy S7|
|Price||32GB: Rs. 57,000
128GB: Rs. 66,000
|32GB: Rs. 60,000
128GB: Rs. 70,000
256GB: Rs. 80,000
|Rs. 43,500 (approx.)|
|Display||5-inch Full HD AMOLED||4.7-inch IPS 3D Touch, oleophobic coating||5.1-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Always-On|
|Resolution||1920×1080 pixels||1334×750 pixels||2560×1440 pixels|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821||Apple A10 Fusion||Snapdragon 820 / Exynos|
|Memory||32GB / 128GB||32GB /128GB /256GB||32GB|
|MicroSD||No||No||Yes – Up to 200GB|
|Battery||2770mAh with Fast Charging||1960mAh||3000mAh with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging|
|Camera||12.3 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LDAF, Sony IMX378 sensor||12 mega pixel iSight with quad LED two-tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 6-element lens, High-speed Sensor and 4K video recording||12 mega pixel, Dual Pixel, LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF|
|Front Camera||7 mega pixel||7 mega pixel with Retina Flash||5 mega pixel with f/1.7 aperture|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C||4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC||4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Micro-USB|
|OS||Android 7.1 Nougat||iOS 10||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI|
|Dimensions & Weight||143.8×69.5×8.6 mm, 143 grams||138.3×67.1×7.1 mm, 138 grams||142.4×69.6×7.9 mm, 152 grams|
|Additional Features||USB Type-C||3D Touch Display, Stereo speaker system, AirPods, Apple Pay||Wireless Charging|
The Google Pixel flaunts its aluminium and glass design. It comes in Quite Black and Very Silver color options.
The iPhone 7 is reminiscent of its predecessor- iPhone 6s. It features metal casing with curved edges and flat rear. There are a few changes that iPhone 7 bears. The antenna bands have been moved from the rear towards the top and bottom. iPhone 7 lacks 3.5mm audio jack and instead comes bundled with wireless AirPods which let users enjoy music. It also comes with water and dust resistant IP67 rating.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 takes its design cues from its predecessor Galaxy S6 and features metal and glass body. It has a fingerprint sensor integrated into the home button and the camera bulge has slightly been reduced. The phone comes with IP68 rating.
iPhone 7 packs a 4.7-inch IPS 3D Touch display with 1334×750 pixels while Google Pixel has a 5-inch Full HD AMOLED 1080p resolution display. The Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Always-On display with 1440p resolution.
Google Pixel sports a 12.3 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LDAF and Sony IMX378 sensor. Apple iPhone 7 comes with a 12 mega pixel iSight camera on the back with quad LED two-tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 6-element lens and High-speed Sensor. The Samsung Galaxy S7 sports a 12 mega pixel Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS and PDAF.
Google Pixel and iPhone 7 sport 7 mega pixel front facing camera. The secondary camera of iPhone 7 has Retina Flash feature as well. Samsung Galaxy S7 sports a 5 mega pixel front camera.
Processor & RAM
Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7 pack quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 and Apple A10 Fusion processors respectively. Galaxy S7 comes with an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor. The Pixel and Galaxy S7 house 4GB of RAM while iPhone 7 comes with 2GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is backed up by a 3000mAh battery and supports wireless charging. The Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7 pack 2770mAh and 1960mAh batteries respectively.
Apple iPhone 7 runs iOS 10, Google Pixel runs Android 7.1 Nougat and Samsung Galaxy S7 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.
All the three smartphones in this comparison flaunt their premium design and top of the line specs. Looking at the spec-sheet, the Apple iPhone 7 may look a bit inferior to other two smartphones. But it is well optimized and as powerful as the other two phones in this comparison.