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Sony Xperia XZ vs Google Pixel vs iPhone 7 Smartphone Specification Comparison

Starting with iPhone 7 release, the flagship smartphones keep hitting the smartphone market and with the release of another flagship from Google, namely Google Pixel heated it up further. Comparisons started flooding over the news and blogs.

Yet another flagship smartphone from Sony made it more immense. Yeah, you can feel the red hot smartphone market and most of us will be in big confusion which way to go and choose which smartphone. It’s the real smartphone battle – iPhone vs Pixel vs Xperia XZ. Let us continue further to see who will win the race by comparing the predominant features.


As far as design is considered, Xperia XZ has 5.2 inch Full HD screen, Pixel has 5 inch screen and iPhone has 4.7 inch Full HD screen. But Pixel has 1440p resolution, while iPhone and Xperia XZ have 1080p. Google’s Pixel will be our recommendation if you stick only to display.

Color Variants:

iPhone comes up with 5 color variants like Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Black and Jet Black. Google Pixel comes with 3 variants like Quite Black, Real Blue and Very Silver. Xperia XZ is available in Forest Blue, Platinum and Mineral Black. iPhone tops this category with more beautiful color variants.


iPhone have finger print scanner on the front part of the screen, Google Pixel has finger print scanner at the back of the phone, whereas Xperia XZ has finger print scanner in Europe Version. Out of these three flagship smartphones, only iPhone has digital headphone jack. Rest all has 3.5 mm Analog headphone jack. iPhone tops this feature.


Google Pixel works with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage. Xperia XZ works with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage. iPhone 7 works with brand new A10 Fusion chip with only 2 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage. It is difficult to judge in this category.

Sony Xperia XZ vs Google Pixel vs iPhone 7 Battery Life:

Out of these 3 flagship smartphones Xperia XZ has 2,900 mAh battery followed by Google Pixel with 2,770 mAh battery and last choice will be iPhone 7’s 1960 mAh battery as far as battery is considered. If you need long battery back, you must go for 2,900 mAh Xperia XZ from Sony.

Sony Xperia XZ vs Google Pixel vs iPhone 7 Camera:

Sony’s Xperia XZ out smarted iPhone and Pixel in this feature with 23 MP rear camera and 12 MP front camera. Google’s Pixel has an upper hand over iPhone 7 with 12.3 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera, whereas iPhone 7 has 12 MP rear and 7 MP front camera. Camera lovers will be surely attracted to Xperia XZ without any hesitation.

Sony Xperia XZ vs Google Pixel vs iPhone 7 Price:

This decides everything, whether to purchase a product or go for a different choice. Let us consider all 32 GB variant models for easy comparison. Both iPhone 7 and Pixel are tagged with a price of $ 649 whereas Xperia XZ clocks $699.99.

Considering each and every feature specified here and also all specifications taken into account, we would like to recommend iPhone 7 for you. If you are not an iPhone lover, your second preference must be Sony Xperia XZ.

Not satisfied with the above features, then see the complete comparison chart below.


 Google Pixel
Apple iPhone 7
Sony Xperia XZ
 Product Preview Compare Google Pixel Compare Apple iPhone 7 Compare Sony Xperia XZ
Rs. 66,000 Rs. 72,000
Rs. 79,900 Rs. 49,980
Release date October 2016 September 2016 September 2016
Form factor Touchscreen Touchscreen Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 143.80 x 69.50 x 8.60 138.30 x 67.10 x 7.10 146.00 x 72.00 x 8.10
Weight (g) 143.00 138.00 161.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2770 1960 2900
Removable battery No No No
Colours Very Silver, Quite Black, Really Blue Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black Mineral Black, Platinum, Forest Blue
SAR value NA NA NA
Screen size (inches) 5.00 4.70 5.20
Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels 750×1334 pixels 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 441 326 NA
Processor 1.6GHz  quad-core   quad-core   quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Apple A10 Fusion Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Internal storage 32GB 32GB 64GB
Expandable storage No No Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 200
Rear camera 12.3-megapixel 12-megapixel 23-megapixel
Flash Yes Yes Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel 7-megapixel 13-megapixel
Front Flash No No No
Operating System Android 7.1 iOS 10 Android 6.0
Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac NA
GPS Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20 Yes, v 4.20 Yes
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Infrared No No No
Headphones 3.5mm No 3.5mm
FM No No Yes
Number of SIMs 1 1 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
3G Yes Yes Yes
4G/ LTE Yes Yes Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes Yes Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes No
Temperature sensor No No No

Note: Here is a good infographic comparing google pixel and iPhone 7. Hope you find it helpful!!


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