Poll: time for a showdown – Google Pixel or Apple iPhone 7?

Well, folks, the gauntlets have been thrown and two of the hottest phones of the year (not a Note 7 pun) are here and battling for your attention — the Apple iPhone 7 and the Google Pixel with their phablet versions (Plus / XL, respectively).
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57. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

aside from the looks...yes it does

6. Alex11092

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

I never thought a decision like this would be so hard, honestly I went with the Pixel due to its widgets and customization.

7. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

i voted for the pixel even thou i dont really like it " would take an s7 edge or htc 10 over it " but it is the only option that is running android and for me ios is a no go especially with that 3 years old design and an outdated LCD display

8. Ticklemyfancy

Posts: 214; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

How about, none of these overpriced phones!

10. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Note 7 hahahahahahahahahahahahah

11. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

I'm already waiting on my Pixel XL to be shipped. My brother waited 2 weeks for his iPhone 7 and returned it. He waited about 3 weeks for an iPlus and now he's thinking about returning it and getting the XL too.

14. Awalker

Posts: 1977; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I think most people who come to this site choose Android over iOS so the Pixel has the advantage.

18. bolosantosi

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

I don't think so, it's true that the pixel is better than the iPhone 7 in more ways than the iPhone 7 being better than the pixel.

23. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I personally don't think so. It's the best android phone I believe but between the iPhone 7 And the pixel, it's all about software preference.

38. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

software preference yes. Pixel camera is superior to iPhone 7 easy. Pixel XL camera is often superior to iPhone 7+ one as well but its closer. otherwise they are pretty similar.

46. Scott93274

Posts: 6033; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The iPhone has the Pixel beat with the processor speed and OS efficiency, as it is less taxing on the hardware. I think that the Pixel has the iPhone beat in regards to photo quality & overall quality of the OS though. This might be up for debate as people have their preference of GUI, but the last couple years now, research groups have found that Android has fewer bugs than iOS. And the fact that up till now those tests were done on third party hardware would mean that there's more opportunity for bugs so it is reasonable to suggest that the Pixel will suffer from even fewer issues now that it's a 100% first party effort. ... When it comes down to it, they're both stellar devices and the only thing that matters is your preference of GUI.

19. splus

Posts: 160; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

This poll is stupid. If you like iOS you'll get an iPhone, there's no other choice. If you like Android you have many choices. Pixel is just one of them. It's a good phone but IMO it's not worth the very high price. I'd rather wait for next year's bezel-less flagships and have MUCH better phone.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm mum on this one. I bought my 7 Plus before the Pixel came out, but I'm not sure I'd trade it for a Pixel. I don't have any experience with the Pixel, but I was pleasantly surprised by the 7 Plus.

24. flavius22

Posts: 218; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

I would say that most of the people will vote Pixel because they hate Apple. But this Pixel is on of a hell ugly bitch lol

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

While I don't think it's a helluva ugly bi**c, it's not a sexy phone either. I totally agree however, with people voting for it out of Apple hatred. This sites full of Apple haters, and their voice will be heard through this poll.

26. drdaly

Posts: 78; Member since: Nov 09, 2012

U should Add an option for "None" or another Phone to be fair

51. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I can understand the option for none, but if it's between two phones why on gods earth would they add option for third phone?

29. ebilcake

Posts: 1230; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Pointless, Android users will always outnumber Apple users here. That's all this will boil down to in the end, both are overpriced but the only option for me is the Android device.

33. metalicblue

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 05, 2016

i would choose an iphone

37. monoke

Posts: 1162; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Seeing pics of the stunning design of mi mix and then having to look at these two make me feel sad. It's like we've traveled back in time and asking nexus one or iphone 3g?

39. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

compared to mi mix all others phone look like outdated crap lol.

40. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

being a nexus user for the past 4 years, but if i had to take one between these two now, i would take the iP 7+. But since there are other options, i'm gonna wait till next year...see what comes.

45. John-Knotts

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Best response in the entire thread.

54. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Why not do a Poll for all current flagships?

55. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

All thought I will probably be getting the 7, I voted for Pixel, because it is a phone made right (except for the design, which looks bad - really bad).
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