Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro: Which one should you buy? To help you make a better buying decision here is a detailed comparison between these two top of the moment smartphones. And just so you know, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro is available in more regions than the Pixel 6 Pro.
Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro
|Specifications||Pixel 6 Pro||iPhone 13 Pro|
|Display||6.7-inch, 120Hz||6.1-inch, 120Hz|
|Storage||128 – 512GB||128 – 1TB|
|Back Camera||50 + 48 + 12MP||12 + 12 + 12MP|
|Chipset||Tensor Chip||A15 Bionic|
|Software||Android 12||iOS 15|
|Battery||5,000mAh (33W)||3,155mAh (20W)|
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Display & Design
The design of these two smartphones are different and unique all at the same time (from a far you can sport which is which) Thus the key focus here should be on durability. Both devices are durable they are water & dust resistant IP68 certified. And are also protected by tough glass that don’t get scratch easily.
Display wise however, the Pixel 6 Pro screen is bigger with 6.7-inch QHD+ LTPO 120Hz refresh rate support. The screen is curved to the frame a little, sharp and color accurate.
iPhone 13 Pro on the other hand, offers similar display quality but with a smaller screen size of 6.1-inch LTPO OLED with 120Hz refresh enabled. The iPhone 13 Pro is smaller and brighter.
Overall, the display quality of both smartphones are top notch. For big display the Pixel 6 Pro but for a more compact size, the iPhone 13 Pro.
When it comes to photography and videography, it’s really hard to pick one over the other. The Google Pixel 6 Pro has 50MP main camera with OIS support, alongside a 48MP persiocpe telephoto lens (4x optical zoom) and a 12MP ultrawide lens.
Upfront is a 11MP selfie camera. It can record video in 4k resolution but the main highlight is the “magic eraser” feature which allows you to edit and remove unwanted background objects anytime.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro brings a 12MP main camera with OIS alongside a 12MP ultrawide cam and a 12MP telephoto lens (3x optical zoom). With a front facing camera of 12MP, while both front and rear camera can record in 4k videos.
Overall, when it comes to pictures, the Google Pixel 6 Pro wins our heart, but in video recording, the iPhone 13 Pro is still the champion.
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Performance | Storage | RAM | 5G
Both smartphones are 5G enabled. The Google Pixel 6 Pro is powered by the Tensor chipset paired with 12GB RAM and 128/256 GB storage. While the iPhone 13 Pro is powered by A15 bionic chipset paired with 6GB RAM and 128 GB – 1TB storage.
In true performance, the Pixel 6 Pro is good but the iPhone 13 Pro performance is better. Actually the Apple A15 bionic’s CPU and GPU is top notch. It currently has no rival.
Google Pixel 6 Pro runs Android 12 out of the box and is eligible for 5 years major OS update. Same for the iPhone 13 Pro, it runs iOS 15 software out of the box and it’s eligible for upto 5 years update. Comparing these two softwares is like comparing orange to apple. Both are great fruits.
One spectacular thing about the A15 bionic chipset is how efficient it is when it comes to battery management. So even though the Pixel 6 Pro has 5,000 mAh battery capacity, the iPhone 13 Pro battery can still give you excellent amount of screen time.
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Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro : Price
Google Pixel 6 Pro price with 12/128 GB configuration starts at $899, while the Apple iPhone 13 Pro with 6/128 GB configuration starts at $999.
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Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro: Conclusion
Both are great devices and if you are looking for the best Android device to buy at the moment, the Google Pixel 6 Pro has our recommendation. While the iPhone 13 Pro remains the top 2 best smartphone from Apple yet, just right behind the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Overall, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro is the better phone to buy here. So if I’m to score these two devices by percentage, I’ll score the Apple iPhone 13 Pro (55%) and the Google Pixel 6 Pro gets (45%).