84points

Apple iPhone XS

86points

Google Pixel 3

Apple iPhone XS
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142 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone XS vs Google Pixel 3

Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3
84
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86
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Why is Apple iPhone XS better than Google Pixel 3?

  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.7mmvs7.9mm
  • 2mm shorter
    143.6mmvs145.6mm
  • 3nm smaller semiconductor size
    7nmvs10nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has manual focus
  • 0.06% less body volume
    78.4cm³vs78.446368cm³
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has AirPlay

Why is Google Pixel 3 better than Apple iPhone XS?

  • 9.67% more battery power
    2915mAhvs2658mAh
  • 2.29x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MP & 8MPvs7MP
  • 29g lighter
    148gvs177g
  • 17.19% faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs1024MBits/s
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 2.7mm narrower
    68.2mmvs70.9mm
  • The browser has word wrap

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

7.7mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

177g

148g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

70.9mm

68.2mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

143.6mm

145.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1125 x 2436px

1080 x 2160px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

458ppi

443ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.8"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

4GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12.2MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

7MP

8MP & 8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/1.8

f/1.8

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.pixel size

1.4µm & 1µm

1.4µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.number of microphones

3

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

5.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

2658mAh

2915mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

4.wireless charging
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

5.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3
2.Has offline voice recognition
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3
4.Is free and open source
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3
6.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports instant markup
Apple iPhone XS
Google Pixel 3

Instant markup allows you to easily add notes to PDFs or screenshots using a stylus.

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