Google Pixel 3 XL VS. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S9 plus is better.

Samsung S9 plus is better when we compare pixel 3 XL vs S9 plus because it has higher pixel density, HDR mode, is light and narrower, 2D face unlock, FM radio, high internal storage memory and up to400GB storage expansion.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: DISPLAY

In terms of display we have the following comparison of google pixel 3 XL vs Samsung S9 plus;

Display size; Samsung S9 plus is 5.8” while google pixel 3 XL is 6.3”

Resolution; both phones have 1440 x 2960px

Pixel density; Samsung S9 plus has 568ppi whereas google pixel 3 XL has 522ppi.

Technology; both phones have super AMOLED.

Features; both phones have HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor and proximity.

Bottom line: Samsung S9 plus is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: CAMERA

Below is the comparison of galaxy S9 plus vs pixel 3 XL in terms of cameras;

Main camera; Samsung S9 plus has 12MP whereas google pixel 3 XL has 12.2MP.

Features; both phones have optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus. Google pixel 3 XL has CMOS image sensor.

Aperture size; Samsung S9 plus has F1.5/F2.4 while google pixel 3 XL has F1.8

Flash; Samsung S9 plus has LED whereas google pixel 3 XL has Dual LED.

Video recording; Samsung S9 plus has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (60fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (240fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (960fps) while google pixel 3 XL has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (2120fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (240fps).

Features; Samsung S9 plus has HDR mode, time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, continuous autofocus, object tracking, picture-taking during video recording, video calling and video sharing whereas google pixel 3 XL has optical image stabilization, digital image stabilization, video calling and video sharing.

Front; each phone has 8MP.

Features; Samsung S9 plus has autofocus and HUDR while google pixel 3 XL has dual-camera, wide angle and autofocus.

Bottom line: Samsung S9 plus is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: DESIGN

In terms of design, we have the following comparison of pixel 3 XL vs galaxy S9 plus;

Dimensions; Samsung S9 plus has 5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm) whereas google pixel 3 XL has 6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 in (158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight; Samsung S9 plus is 168g whereas google pixel 3 XL is 184g.

Resistance; both phones have water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics; Samsung S9 plus has Iris scanner, 2D face unlock, fingerprint (touch) whereas google pixel 3 XL has fingerprint (touch).

Features; Samsung S9 plus has notification light.

Bottom line: Samsung S9 plus is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: MULTIMEDIA

Headphones; Samsung S9 plus has 3.5mm Samsung S9jack whereas google pixel 3 XL has USB Type-C (reversible).

Speakers; both phones have multiple speakers.

Radio; Samsung S9 plus has an FM radio.

Bottom line: Samsung S9 plus is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; both phones have Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845.

Processor; Samsung S9 plus has Octa-core, 2800MHz, kryo 385, 64-bit, 10nm.

GPU; both phones have Adreno 630

RAM; each phone has 4GB.

Internal storage; Samsung S9 plus has 256GB while google pixel 3 XL has 128GB.

Storage expansion; Samsung S9 plus has up to 400GB.

OS; Samsung S9 has Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI while google pixel 3 XL has Android (9.0 Pie).

Bottom line: Samsung S9 plus is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; both phones have 5.0

Wi-Fi; Samsung S9 plus has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot whereas google pixel 3 XL has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/=, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB; both phones have USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1.

Location; both phones have GPPS, A-GPS, GLONASS & GALILEO. Samsung S9 has BeiDou.

Sensors; both phones have accelerometer, gyro, compass and barometer. Samsung S9 has Hall (for flip covers).

NFC; both phones have NFC.

Volte; google pixel 3 XL has volte

Bottom line: google pixel 3 XL is better.

Samsung Galaxy S9 plus vs Google Pixel 3 XL: BATTERY

Capacity; Samsung S9 plus has 3000mAh while google pixel 3 XL has 3430mAh

Bottom line: google pixel 3 XL is better.

Conclusion

Samsung S9 plus is a better smartphone in this review of pixel 3 vs S9 plus as it has superior features than google pixel 3 XL.