Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7

Google Pixel XL on Amazon USA
Apple iPhone 7 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Google Pixel XL on one side and the Apple iPhone 7 on the other, also their respective performances with the benchmarks. The first has a processor with 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.3GHz. The second chips has a total of 4 cores, 4 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.3GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench.

Specification comparison:

SmartphoneGoogle Pixel XL Apple iPhone 7
Model version(s)

G-2PW2100, G-2PW2200

A1660, A1778, A1779
Release dateQ4 2016 Q3 2016
Dimensions6,09 x 2,98 x 0,33 in 5,44 x 2,64 x 0,28 in
Weight5.93 oz 4.87 oz
BodyFront and back glass,
aluminum body
Front glass,
aluminum body
Screen size, colours5.5 inches, 16M colours 4.7 inches, 625 nits, 16M colours
Screen typeAMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
Screen ratio16:9 16:9
Density534 ppi 326 ppi
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 iOS 10.0.1
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8996 Pro-AB Snapdragon 821 Apple A10 Fusion
Lithography14 nm FinFET LPP 16 nm FinFET
Cores4 4
Threads4 4
Energy cores

2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 2.18 GHz

2x Apple Zephyr @ 1.3 GHz
High performance cores

2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 2.34 GHz

2x Apple Hurricane @ 2.34 GHz
GPU integrated graphicsQualcomm Adreno 530 Imagination PowerVR GT7600 Plus
GPU execution units2 6
GPU shading units256 192
GPU base clock624 MHz -
GPU boost clock624 MHz 900 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point498.5 GFLOPS 364.8 GFLOPS
Memory4 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Storage32 / 128 GB 32 / 256 GB

12,3 MP, f/2,0

12 MP, f/1,8, 28mm


Front photo

8 MP, f/2,4

7 MP, f/2,2, 32mm
Front video


WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USBUSB Type-C 3.0 USB 2.0
Battery capacity3,450 mAh 1,960 mAh
Battery typeNon removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use)~ 8 hours and 10 minutes ~ 10 hours and 40 minutes
TDP6 W 5 W
Head SAR- -
Body SAR- -
DxOMark90 85
AnTuTu138,465 225,748
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,597 3,317
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
3,862 5,612
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 5 single core
317 759
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 5 multi-core
935 1,388
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 6 single core
344 830
(Android | iOS)
Geekbench 6 multi-core
790 1,017

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, they have an identical turbo frequency. They were produced the same year.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

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Performance comparison with the benchmarks:

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench.

AnTuTu - Total Score
Apple iPhone 7 225,748
Google Pixel XL 138,465

The difference is 63%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - iOS & Android
Apple iPhone 7 3,317
Google Pixel XL 1,597

In single core, the difference is 108%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 45%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - iOS & Android
Apple iPhone 7 759
Google Pixel XL 317

In single core, the difference is 139%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 48%.

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

Geekbench 6 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - iOS & Android
Apple iPhone 7 830
Google Pixel XL 344

In single core, the difference is 141%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 29%.

Geekbench 6 is a benchmarking platform that is capable of evaluating the performance of a device across multiple operating systems. The software evaluates processor power, with its ability to support different tasks, such as file compression, browsing; GPU computing capabilities, with image editing, video editing, gaming skills, machine learning workloads.

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