77points

Google Pixel 2 XL

85points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Google Pixel 2 XL
Comparison winner
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Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
77
points
85
points

Why is Google Pixel 2 XL better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9?

  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 26g lighter
    175gvs201g
  • 0.9mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.8mm
  • Is DLNA certified
  • 4mm shorter
    157.9mmvs161.9mm
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual exposure

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 better than Google Pixel 2 XL?

  • 13.64% more battery power
    4000mAhvs3520mAh
  • 10.34% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • 6.67% bigger screen size
    6.4"vs6"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs4GB
  • 1.97x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12.2MP
  • 2.78% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2880px
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 384GB more internal storage
    512GBvs128GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

2.Weather sealed
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.weight

175g

201g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

8.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

76.7mm

76.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

157.9mm

161.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2880px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

538ppi

514ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

6"

6.4"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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.

For example

Huawei Honor 10i

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

8 (Samsung Exynos 9810)

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

12.2MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.8

f/2.4 & f/1.5

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

1.4µm & 1µm

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.number of microphones

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

Huawei Honor 10i

5.Has dedicated media keys
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3520mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

3.has a removable battery
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Has an ultra power save mode
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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

5.Supports fast charging
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
4.Is free and open source
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
6.Has sharing intents
Google Pixel 2 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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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