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Difference between Google Drive and Amazon Drive
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  • Last Updated : 02 Jun, 2021

1. Google Drive : 
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by the Google. It allows the users to store the files and personal data and to share the files. It offers 15 GB free storage space. It was launched by Google in 2012. It is used by almost each and every person which is somehow related to internet. Everyone uses this to store some professional and personal data. 

2. Amazon Drive : 
Amazon Drive is a file hosting service and cloud storage provided by Amazon. It allows cloud storage, file hosting, file sharing and file backup. File and folders on this drive can be transferred from multiple devices like desktop, mobile and tablets. Amazon Drive was initially known as Amazon Cloud Drive. It is not available across the world. It is available for some selected countries. It was launched in 2011. 

Difference between Google Drive and Amazon Drive: 
 

GOOGLE DRIVE

AMAZON DRIVE

It is owned by Google LLC.It is owned by Amazon.
It was launched in 2012.It was launched in 2011.
It offers 15 GB free storage space.It offers 5 GB free storage space.
It charges comparatively more for additional storage that means it is more costly.It charges less for additional storage that means it is less costly.
It charges $1.99 per month for additional 100 GB storage.While it charges $11.99 per month for additional 100 GB storage.
The number of users using Google Drive is more.The number of users using Amazon Drive is less.
It provides full security of data.It also provides full security of data but comparatively less.
It is usable across the world.While it is usable in selected countries.
It gives access to control the permission to the invite link of file or folder.There is no way to control permission to the invite link of file or folder.
It is used for storing all types of files including photos, videos, pdf etc.While it is used mainly for storing photos.

 

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