Here's how Google's new $800 Pixel 3 compares to the $750 iPhone XR
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If you're in the market for a new phone right now, you have a tough choice to make: Apple's iPhone XR, or the Google Pixel 3?
The two phones have a lot in common. They both come in fun colors, have standout cameras, pack a ton of impressive features in a somewhat affordable package (or, at least, more affordable than some other options), and start shipping this month.
In fact, the devices are so similar, the biggest question for most people will be not about the hardware, but about the operating system software: Apple iOS vs. Google's Android.
We can't help you make that decision, but we can help you parse out the major similarities and differences between the two phones.
Here's how the Pixel 3 compares to the iPhone XR:
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The iPhone XR is slightly cheaper than the Pixel 3: it starts at $749, while the Pixel 3 starts at $799.
The iPhone XR comes in more colors than the Pixel 3.
The iPhone XR comes in more storage options than the Pixel 3.
The Pixel 3 is slightly smaller than the iPhone XR, and it weighs significantly less.
But the iPhone XR has a larger display than the Pixel 3.
The Pixel 3 has a fingerprint sensor, while the iPhone XR relies on Face ID to unlock your phone.
Both the Pixel 3 and the iPhone XR are water-resistant and support wireless charging. Neither phone has a headphone jack.
Both phones run the latest version of their company's smartphone operating system.
Both the iPhone XR and the Pixel 3 have high-end, single-lens rear cameras.
Both phones have advanced selfie cameras, too.
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