5 ways Google is copying iPhone: Past to present


Google in his quest to become a successful smartphone brand launches Google Pixel 4 in the Pixel series.

It’s latest pixel series successor Pixel 4 looks like to continue the trend of delivering fast updates and cutting-edge computational photography, but it’s clear that Google wants to give tough competition to Apple.

Well, Now, this is not bad to look to Apple for inspiration. As we have seen over the years that other brands like Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, all do this to varying degrees.

But it’s clear that Google has been aping plenty of bad things about iPhones past and present with its Pixel 4 series.

Here are the 5 bad ways by which Google is copying iPhones past and present with Pixel 4.

1. Facial recognition or face unlock only


Apple made headlines back in 2017 when it decided to ditch a fingerprint scanner in favor of 3D face unlock.

Facial recognition had been done on mobile before, but they were all simple, camera-based solutions compared to Apple’s feature.

3D face unlock has since appeared on Android phones too, such as the Huawei Mate series.

Google has followed by bringing the feature to the Pixel 4 series, but it pulled an Apple and ditched fingerprint authentication in favor of the feature.

2. Small battery in the base model

google pixel 4

One of the most frequent complaints about previous iPhones had to be the small batteries in their non-plus variants.

iPhone users complaining that they need to charge the iPhone twice a day, it was very common to hear buy the iPhone users.

Sadly, Google’s standard pixel phones go with the same approach of small batteries as of iPhones.

In 2018 pixel 3 offers 2,915mAH battery even smaller than the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9’s pack.

The latest variant of the pixel series that is pixel 4 has somehow seen a decrease in capacity to 2,800mAH.

3. No 3.5mm headphone jack

Google pixel 4

4. 64GB of base storage

Google pixel 4 storage

When all premium flagships in the market start at 128GB expandable storage, Google pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL model offers only 64GB, it’s quite disappointing to see this.

It is ridiculous that 64GB storage without unlimited, original quality photo backups.

5. Triple camera’s(biggest in 5 ways Google is copying iPhone)

The search giant address this step this week, buy quoting that “wide-angle can be fun” but that it thinks telephoto zoom is more important.

But why can’t we have both options, as is the case with almost every other manufacturer out there?

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