iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Which one is the better Galaxy Note 7 replacement?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is dead. If you had one and are planning to buy a replacement, then let us help you. Apple iPhone 7, the much-anticipated handset has been launched in the US and India. The phone offers a 4.7-inch retina display with power friendly Apple A10 processor. Google Pixel was launched on October 4 with a 5-inch display and improved camera features. In this article, we will compare the specifications of Apple iPhone 7 and Google Pixel.

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Display

Apple iPhone 7 is equipped with a 4.7-inch retina FHD LED widescreen display with a resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels at a 326PPI pixel density. Google Pixel features a 5-inch FHD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display with a pixel density of 441PPI.

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Performance

The iPhone 7 features an Apple A10 Fusion processor coupled with M10 motion coprocessor. As expected, Apple has eliminated 16GB internal storage variant to accommodate 32GB. In addition to the default 32GB, you can also but 128GB and 256GB internal storage models. Apple also infused dust and water resistant capabilities via IP67 technology. Google Pixel offers a Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor, Adreno 530 graphics powered by 4GB RAM. The phone is available in both 32GB and 128GB internal storage variants. Like iPhone 7, you will not be able to expand the internal storage.

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Camera

The iPhone 7 is equipped with a 12MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash and geo-tagging. The handset comes with 7MP front-facing snapper with f/2.2 aperture.

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Google Pixel also comes with 12MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash and other features such as geo-tagging, face detection, and panorama. The Pixel ships with an 8MP front-facing sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Battery and OS

The 1960mAh battery integrated with Apple iPhone 7 is designed to deliver up to two hours longer battery life than iPhone 6s. However, Google Pixel comes with an enhanced 2770mAh battery capable of delivering 26 hours of talk time.

Google Pixel ships with Android 7.1 Nougat. Hence, you will be able to take advantage of the latest features of Android platform. If you look at iPhone 7, the phone ships with the full blown iOS 10.0.1 with the ability to upgrade to iOS 10.0.2.

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Price

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Apple iPhone 7 is priced at Rs. 60000 for the 32GB storage variant. While the 128GB iPhone 7 is available for Rs. 70000, the iPhone 7 with 256GB model variant is available for Rs. 80000. The Google Pixel is available at Rs. 57000 for 32GB storage. However, the cost will vary depending on the color and internal storage variant.


We recommend Google Pixel because it has a bigger display with FHD resolution and a high pixel density. When it comes to smartphone display, display matters a lot and hence Pixel is a winner here. Moreover, Pixel ships with enhanced camera feature. You should wait some more time for iPhone 7 because of explosion incidents being reported from various countries. Talking about the cost factor, Google Pixel is competitively priced.