77points

Google Pixel 2

76points

Google Pixel 2 XL

92points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

0points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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Google Pixel 2 XL
Comparison winner
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
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146 facts in comparison

Google Pixel 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
77
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76
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92
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0
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Why is Google Pixel 2 better than Google Pixel 2 XL & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

  • Weight
    143gvs175,195,195g
  • Thickness
    7.8mmvs7.9,8.6,8.6mm
  • Width
    69.7mmvs76.7,74.8,74.8mm
  • Height
    145.7mmvs157.9,162.5,162.5mm

Why is Google Pixel 2 XL better than Google Pixel 2 & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel 2 XL & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB better than Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel 2 XL & Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

2.Weather sealed
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

3.weight

143g

175g

195g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.8mm

7.9mm

8.6mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.7mm

76.7mm

74.8mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

145.7mm

157.9mm

162.5mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2880px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

441ppi

538ppi

521ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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"

6"

6.3"

6.3"

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

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

7.3"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

5

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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)

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

5.Has AES
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

12.2MP

12.2MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

8MP

8MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.8

f/1.8

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/2.4 & f/1.7

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

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

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
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB

5.Has dedicated media keys
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

2700mAh

3520mAh

3300mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.wireless charging
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

4.Supports fast charging
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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.

5.has a battery level indicator
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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

3.Supports Java
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
4.Is free and open source
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
6.Has sharing intents
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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.

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