89points

Google Pixel 3 XL

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9

Google Pixel 3 XL
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Google Pixel 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9
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96
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Why is Google Pixel 3 XL better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • 0.6mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.5mm
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has laser autofocus
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has an OLED display

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Google Pixel 3 XL?

  • 5.03% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.8 & 4 x 1.77GHz
  • 8.99% higher pixel density
    570ppivs523ppi
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 21g lighter
    163gvs184g
  • 16.67% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.5 vs1.8f
  • 8mm narrower
    68.7mmvs76.7mm
  • 10.3mm shorter
    147.7mmvs158mm
  • Supports ANT+

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

2.Weather sealed
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.weight

184g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

76.7mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

158mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

523ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

6.3"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy S9

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

Huawei Honor View 20

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 9.0 Pie)

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

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

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP & 8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/1.8

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

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

Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3430mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.wireless charging
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

4.has a removable battery
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9
5.Is free and open source
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy S9

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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