Compare Dropbox vs. Google Drive Cloud Storage

What’s the difference between Dropbox Cloud Storage and Google Drive Cloud Storage? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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Dropbox Cloud Storage
9.3 / 10 - Exellent
#3 in Cloud Storage
Google Drive Cloud Storage
9.7 / 10 - Exellent
#2 in Cloud Storage
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Key Facts
  • Mobile and Desktop App Free Download
  • Quick and Free Sign-up
  • Files Sync Automatically To All Your Devices
  • Shared Folders with Automatic Updates
  • File Recovery with 30-Day Version History
  • Two-Step Verification and Sharing Control Security Feature
  • Paid versions for as low as $9.99 per month
  • Free Basic Plan Offered
  • Free 15 GB Google Online Storage
  • Accessible on any device
  • Collaborate and share files and folders easily
  • Storage subscription starts at $1.99 per month
  • Free App Download on any device
  • Designed to work with Google
  • Safe, secure, and reliable
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
9.3 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Cloud Services and Features
10/10
Security and Data Protection
10/10
Upload/ Download Speed
9/10
Storage Space
10/10
Ease of Use
9/10
Help and Support
9/10
Plans and Pricing
9.7 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Cloud Services and Features
10/10
Security and Data Protection
10/10
Upload/ Download Speed
10/10
Storage Space
9/10
Ease of Use
10/10
Help and Support
9/10
Plans and Pricing
Customer Reviews
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8.0 / 10 - Very good
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Final Verdict

Google Drive Cloud Storage has a higher overall rating than Dropbox Cloud Storage. Google Drive scores better than Dropbox across: Cloud Services and Features, Upload/ Download Speed, Storage Space, and Help and Support. However, Dropbox scores better on Ease of Use. Both companies score similarly on Security and Data Protection, and Plans and Pricing.

Latest Reviews

Michael Martinez
Belleville, New Jersey
9/30/2016
Google Drive is the easiest way to share information between myself and my coworkers. When I need to do work and I don't have my laptop with me, I can log into Google Drive and I'm able to access my work from anywhere. The best part about it Google Drive is that it's free as long as you have a Google account. Other users can also share work via the drive so that I can have what I need, when I need it.