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Same Price, Better Buy Google Pixel or iPhone 7 ?

Same Price, Better Buy Google Pixel or iPhone 7 ?


Google unveiled its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone duets last week, October 4, 2016. Both became the first Google-made phones that were not given the Nexus brand append.
Presumably Google wants to start a new strategy in the mobile industry. Pixel and Pixel XL itself staying digadang as a strong competitor Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that slid in early September.
Duet Pixel and iPhone 7 are both a premium phone with a price range of Rp 8.5 million to Rp 11 million. So, with the budget, which one is more worth buying?

Here are some cross-sectoral comparison between Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7 standard variant, as compiled KompasTekno, Tuesday (11/10/2016) from Pocket-lint.

1. Design


Both brands carry an elegant design with high-end feature of fingerprint scanner. The iPhone 7 model looks smaller and slim with 4.7 inch size, while Google Pixel is 5 inches.
For physical endurance, iPhone 7 already has an IP67 certified waterproof feature that can be immersed into water in depth of 1 meter to 30 minutes. Meanwhile, Pixel is only protected with IP53-certified waterproof which is only splash resistant.
Apple removes the audio jack port on its newest iPhone line, while the Pixel still pinned the jack. None of the physical buttons on the front side of Pixel, while the iPhone 7 still has one fruit on the bottom center of the screen.
About weight, the iPhone 7 weighs 138 grams with thickness dimensions of 138.3 × 67.1 × 7.1 mm or more slim and lighter than the Pixel line. The Google phone weighs 143 grams with dimensions of 143,8x69,5x8,6 mm thickness.
Google Pixel comes in three color variants, namely Quite Black (black), Very Silver (silver) and Really Blue (light blue). The third model is best sold because it can be spelled out unique than the color of mobile phones on the market.
IPhone 7 was the most popular in the color of Jet Black (black) because it is the first time Apple provided for its cell phone products. In addition, there are also variants of Rose Gold (golden pink), Gold (gold), and Silver (silver).

2. Display


Pixel has a larger screen with AMOLED type, while the iPhone 7 screen rely on LCD. The advantage of iPhone 7 is to have Touch 3D function that is more sensitive to the touch of the user.
If judging from the type of appearance, AMOLED richer colors and sharp. Meanwhile, iPhone 7 LCD with 326ppi density should produce a softer color.

3. Camera


Pixels and iPhones alike believe in a 12 megapixel camera-quality sensor. However, the opening of the iPhone 7 is wider ie f / 1.8. Aperture on Pixel camera is only f / 2.0. This indicates the ability of the iPhone 7 camera is more qualified in collecting light.
The Pixel camera features include phase detection autofocus and laser detection autofocus for easier focusing, as well as dual-LED. While on the iPhone 7, there is optical image stabilization (ois) that ensures the image remains good despite being targeted in the middle of the shock, as well as a more qualified quad-LED.
Moving on to the selfie camera, Google's sensor is more qualified to the size of 8 megpiksel, while the iPhone 7 is only 7 megapixels. Even so, again the iPhone 7 openings are wider, ie f / 2.2 compared to the Pixel is just f / 2.4
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