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Pro Free for most use cases
Google Analytics is free unless you need their premium service, which is $150,000 per year. However, it's only necessary for massively large enterprise size data sets.
Pro Allows custom dashboards
Depending on the most important information to the user, the dashboard can be customized in order to put emphasis on certain metrics. This feature allows Google Analytics to satisfy users from a broad range of industries.
Pro Provides free training
Google provides free services that train users in each aspect of Google Analytics, especially when used in conjunction with AdWords.
Pro Google Play analytics
Because it's a Google product, Google Analytics can tell you how users discovered your app through Google Play.
Pro Import data
Google Analytics allows users to update user information from other sources.
Pro Integrates with AdMob
Since Google owns AdMob, they can provide deep integration, and allow you to respond to data with marketing campaigns.
Con User-based analytics is lacking
Google Analytics tracks visitor actions, their user action tracking is still very basic. It has started supporting user ID, but in a very basic way.
Con Data may only be downloaded in PDF form
If you want to download data in any other format, you're out of luck. Data can only be downloaded in PDF format.