68points

Google Pixel XL 32GB

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Google Pixel XL 32GB
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153 facts in comparison

Google Pixel XL 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
68
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100
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Why is Google Pixel XL 32GB better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • 21g lighter
    168gvs189g
  • 3.4mm shorter
    154.7mmvs158.1mm
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Google Pixel XL 32GB?

  • 1.45% more battery power
    3500mAhvs3450mAh
  • 2.13x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 2.15GHz
  • 12.73% bigger screen size
    6.2"vs5.5"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 1.95x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12.3MP
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 224GB more internal storage
    256GBvs32GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.thickness

8.6mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

168g

189g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

75.7mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

154.7mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

534ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.5"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

5

Best

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Vivo Z1 Lite

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.GPU clock speed

650MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Has out-of-order execution
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12.3MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 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

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

5.has dedicated media keys
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3450mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Google Pixel XL 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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