Google launched the latest Pixel smartphones at its launch event. The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are here, and Google has a “Pro” version this time to compete with the current top-selling flagships. With its custom Tensor chip, it might offer fair competition. Likewise, let’s have a comparison of the Pixel 6 vs. the iPhone 13.
The iPhone 13 series is Apple’s premium smartphone lineup for 2021. It’ll be exciting to see where Google’s Tensor SoC stands; the company says it’s comparable to the Snapdragon 888 and considerably faster than the previous Pixels. That said, let’s have a specification showdown for the Pixel 6 and iPhone 13.
Pixel 6 vs. iPhone 13 specifications comparison
|Specification||Google Pixel 6||Apple iPhone 13|
|SoC||Google Tensor||Apple A15 Bionic|
|OS||Android 12||iOS 15|
|Display||6.4-inch, AMOLED, 2400×1080 display||6.1-inch, OLED, 2532×1170 display|
|Refresh Rate||Up to 90 Hz (Dynamic Refresh Rate)||60 Hz|
|Dimensions and Weight||146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm|
|158.6 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm|
|Battery||4614 mAh battery|
30W Wired Fast Charging
21W Wireless Charging
|3250 mAh battery|
23W wired charging
15W MagSafe wireless charging
UFS 3.1 storage
|Camera||1. 50MP, f.1.9 wide-angle lens with OIS and Laser AF|
2. 12MP, f/2.2 ultrawide lens
|1. 12MP, f/1.6 wide-angle lens with sensor-shift OIS|
2. 12MP, f/2.4 ultrawide lens
|Ports||USB-C 3.1 Gen-1||Lightning port|
|Water & Dust Protection||IP68||IP68|
With aggressive pricing, the Pixel 6 might do quite well in the current smartphone market. However, the Pixel 6 isn’t available in all countries, unlike the iPhone 13. Above all, the Pixel 6 is less expensive than smartphones from other OEMs in the same segment.
Talking more about the Pixel, the Tensor SoC made its debut with the Pixel 6 series, and with more brands making their chips, things are getting interesting in the smartphone market again. It’ll be exciting to see the benchmark comparison of the new Pixels against other flagships as well.