79points
73points

Google Pixel 2 XL

vs

Google Pixel 2 XL review: specs and price

Google Pixel 2 XL
79
points
Google Pixel 2 XL

Why is Google Pixel 2 XL better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3520mAhvs2967.66mAh
  • Pixel density
    538ppivs334.69ppi
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs9.98GHz
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.83GB
  • Resolution
    ?

    1440 x 2880pxvs1.53MP
  • Screen size
    ?

    6"vs5.35"
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs7.3MP
  • Internal storage
    128GBvs45.04GB

Price comparison

Google Pixel 2 XL

Buy used:

$189.97

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel 2 XL AmazonGoogle Pixel 2 XL 128GB Unlocked GSM/CDM...Google Pixel 2 XL 128GB Unlocked GSM/CDMA 4G LTE Octa-Core Phone w/ 12.2MP Camera - Just Black
Amazon logo
$400.00
Google Pixel 2 XL AmazonPixel 2 Phone (2017) by Google, G011A 12...Pixel 2 Phone (2017) by Google, G011A 128GB 5" inch (GSM Only, No CDMA) Factory Unlocked Android 4G/LTE Smartphone (Clearly White) - International Version
Amazon logo
$769.99
Google Pixel 2 XL walmartRefurbished Google Pixel 2 XL Unlocked ...Refurbished Google Pixel 2 XL Unlocked 64gb GSM/CDMA (Black)
walmart logo
$254.87
Google Pixel 2 XL aliexpressOriginal EU Version Google Pixel 2 XL 4G...Original EU Version Google Pixel 2 XL 4G LTE Mobile Phone 6.0Inch 4GB RAM 128GB ROM Snapdragon 835 Fingerprint Android Phone NFC
aliexpress logo
$285.99

Cheap alternatives for Google Pixel 2 XL

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Google Pixel 2 XL
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Google Pixel 2 XL
3.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

175g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.9mm

5.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

76.7mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

157.9mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2880px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

538ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

Google Pixel 2 XL
4.screen size
?

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

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

6"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

OnePlus 6T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

6

5

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

For example

Honor Play 3e (32GB / 2GB RAM)

Google Pixel 2 XL

Performance

1.GPU clock speed
?

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed. Show more

Best

Meizu M10 (32GB / 2GB RAM)

1000MHz

2.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Huawei Nova 5z (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4266MHz

3.Has integrated LTE
?

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

Google Pixel 2 XL (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
4.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

5.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Honor Play 3e (32GB / 2GB RAM)

8

6.RAM
?

Best

Vivo iQOO Neo 855 Plus

12GB

4GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

108 & 5 & 12 & 20 & 2MP

12.2MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei Nova 6 5G

32 & 8MP

8MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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. Show more

Google Pixel 2 XL
4.video recording (main camera)
?

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. Show more

Best

Huawei Nova 6 5G

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

5.pixel size (main camera)
?

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 NEX 3 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

1.8 & 2.5 & 2.2µm

1.4µm

6.wide aperture (main camera)
?

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. Show more

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.80

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Google Pixel 2 XL
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

For example

Honor Play 3e (32GB / 2GB RAM)

Google Pixel 2 XL
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Motorola RAZR (2019)

4

2

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

3520mAh

2.Supports fast charging
?

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.

Google Pixel 2 XL
3.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Google Pixel 2 XL (Android 8.0 Oreo)
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Google Pixel 2 XL
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Google Pixel 2 XL

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel 2 XL (Android 8.0 Oreo)
2.Supports Java
Google Pixel 2 XL (Android 8.0 Oreo)
3.Has offline voice recognition
?

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

Google Pixel 2 XL (Android 8.0 Oreo)
4.Is free and open source
?

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.

Google Pixel 2 XL (Android 8.0 Oreo)
5.download speed
?

Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

800MBits/s

6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Google Pixel 2 XL

Price comparison

Google Pixel 2 XL

Buy used:

$189.97

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel 2 XL AmazonGoogle Pixel 2 XL 128GB Unlocked GSM/CDM...Google Pixel 2 XL 128GB Unlocked GSM/CDMA 4G LTE Octa-Core Phone w/ 12.2MP Camera - Just Black
Amazon logo
$400.00
Google Pixel 2 XL AmazonPixel 2 Phone (2017) by Google, G011A 12...Pixel 2 Phone (2017) by Google, G011A 128GB 5" inch (GSM Only, No CDMA) Factory Unlocked Android 4G/LTE Smartphone (Clearly White) - International Version
Amazon logo
$769.99
Google Pixel 2 XL walmartRefurbished Google Pixel 2 XL Unlocked ...Refurbished Google Pixel 2 XL Unlocked 64gb GSM/CDMA (Black)
walmart logo
$254.87
Google Pixel 2 XL aliexpressOriginal EU Version Google Pixel 2 XL 4G...Original EU Version Google Pixel 2 XL 4G LTE Mobile Phone 6.0Inch 4GB RAM 128GB ROM Snapdragon 835 Fingerprint Android Phone NFC
aliexpress logo
$285.99

Which are the best smartphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.