Google Pixel 2 XL VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

September 12, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is better when we compare pixel 2 XL vs Note 8 as it has 2GB more RAM memory, higher resolution, bigger screen size, 1.97x more megapixels (main camera), has external memory slot, 128GB more internal storage, wider aperture at minimum focal length and wireless charging.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: DESIGN

In terms of design we have the following review of google pixel 2 XL vs note 8;

Thickness; Google pixel 2 XL is 7.9mm while Samsung Note 8 is 8.9mm

Width; Google pixel 2 XL is 76.7mm while 74.8mm

Weight; Google pixel 2 XL is 175g while Samsung Note 8 is 195g

Resistance; both phones are dustproof and water-resistant.

Height; Google pixel 2 XL is 15.9mm whereas Samsung Note 8 is 162.5mm

Bottom line: Google pixel 2 XL is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: DISPLAY

The following is the comparison features of galaxy note 8 vs pixel 2 XL;

Display type; Google pixel 2 XL has P-OLED while Samsung Note 8 has super AMOLED

Bezelless display; both phones have bezelless display.

Pixel density; Google pixel 2 XL has 537ppi whereas Samsung Note 8 has 522ppi

Screen protection; Google pixel 2 XL has Corning Gorilla Glass v5 whereas Samsung Note 8 has Corning Gorilla Glass v5, scratch-resistant glass.

Screen size; Google pixel 2 XL is 6.0” while Samsung Note 8 is 6.3”

Screen resolution; Google pixel 2 XL has 1440 x 2880px whereas Samsung Note 8 has 1440 x 2960px.

Touch screen; both phones have capacitive touchscreen, multi-touch.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 8 is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Below is the review performance of pixel XL 2 vs note 8;

Chipset; Google pixel 2 XL has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM898 while Samsung Note 8 has Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

GPU; Google pixel 2 XL has Adreno 540 whereas Samsung Note 8 has Mali-G71 MP20

CPU; Google pixel 2 XL has Octa-core (2.45GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 280 + 1.9GGHz, Quad-core, Kryo 280) whereas Samsung Note 8 has Octa-core (2.3GHz, Quad-core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53)

Architecture; both phones have 64 bit

RAM; Google pixel 2 XL has 4GB while Samsung Note 8 has 6GB

Internal memory; both phones have 64GB

Expandable memory; Samsung Note 8 has up to 256GB

USB OTG; both phones support USB OTG.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 8 is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: CAMERA

In terms of camera we have this review of galaxy note 8 vs pixel XL 2;

Main camera; Google pixel 2 XL has 12.2Mp whereas Samsung Note 8 has 12MP + 12MP.

Features; Google pixel 2 XL has fixed focus whereas Samsung Note 8 has wide angle selfie

Image resolution; each phone has 4000 x 3000px

Sensor; both phones have CMOS image

Autofocus; Samsung Note 8 has autofocus.

Shooting modes; the two phones have continuous shooting and HDR.

Resolution (front camera); Samsung Note 8 and Google pixel 2 XL have 8MP.

Physical aperture; Google pixel 2 XL has F2.4 whereas Samsung Note 8 has F1.7

Optical image stabilization; both phones have optical image stabilization.

Flash; Google pixel 2 XL has dual LED.

Video recording; Google pixel 2 XL has 1920×1080 ‘ 30fps, 1280×720 @ 30fps & 640×480 @ 30fps while Samsung Note 8 has 3840×2160 @ 30fps, 1920×1080 @ 60fps & 1280×720 @ 60fps.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 8 is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: AUDIO

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

Audio; Google pixel 2 XL has USB Type-C whereas Samsung Note 8 has 3.5mm audio jack.

Bottom line: Google pixel 2 XL is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: BATTERY

Capacity; Google pixel 2 XL has 3520mAh while Samsung Note 8 has 3300mAh

Quick charging; both phones support quick charging

Bottom line: Google pixel 2 XL is better.

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Wi-Fi; both phones have 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO.

Bluetooth; both phones have v5.0

Volte; both phones have volte.

USB connectivity; both phones have USB connectivity.

NFC; the two phones have NFC

GPS; the two phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; each phone has light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyro.

Bottom line: the two phones are similar.

Conclusion

Samsung Note 8 is a better smartphone when we compare Samsung note 8 vs pixel 2 XL as it has greater features.