Just a few years ago, it was hard to imagine that Google and Apple would have smartphones that offer similar yet different experiences. Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have attractive prices at $599 and $899, respectively. The iPhone 13 lineup starts at $699 and spans price points with a total of four models — the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
We think you’ll be surprised that even though one phone runs Android and the other runs iOS, the Pixel 6 and iPhone 13 have a lot in common. That said, they’re not identical, and there are some features like iMessage that are very specific to either platform.
So, should you get an iPhone 13 or Pixel 6? Let’s take a closer look.
Are tired of feeling left out of iMessage groups
Apple’s messaging platform, iMessage, is not only convenient because it’s built into the default Messages app across all Apple devices, but it’s also the cause of social envy. If someone sends you a message and the outgoing message bubble turns blue, you’re an iPhone user. If it turns green, well, people don’t like to talk about green bubble users. In fact, green bubbles are often left out of group conversations. It’s not fair, and it makes little sense, but it happens.
And as of right now, owning…