Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. Google Pixel


Bottom line: Which is better?

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

In this review, Samsung S8 is better when we compare google pixel vs Samsung s8 as it has higher capacity battery, newer Bluetooth version, up to 256GB storage expansion, faster GPU speed, powerful CPU, water-resistant, better video recording quality, super AMOLED display, higher pixel density and resolution.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: DISPLAY

Below is the display features comparison of pixel vs s8;

Display size; google pixel is 5.0” while Samsung S8 is 5.8”

Resolution; google pixel has 1080 x 1920px while Samsung S8 has 1440 x 2960px

Pixel density; google pixel has 441ppi while Samsung S8 has 570ppi.

Technology; google pixel has AMOLED whereas Samsung S8 has super AMOLED.

Features; google pixel has oleophobic coating, scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor and proximity sensor while Samsung S8 has HDR video support, scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass v5), Ambient and Proximity sensors.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: CAMERA

In terms of camera, we have the following comparison of google pixel vs galaxy s8;

Main camera; google pixel has 12.3MP whereas Samsung S8 has 12MP.

Features; google pixel has laser and phase detection autofocus whereas Samsung S8 has optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus.

Aperture size; google pixel has F2.0 whereas Samsung S8 has F1.7

Flash; google pixel has dual LED whereas Samsung S8 has LED.

Video recording; google pixel has 3040×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (120fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (240fps) while Samsung S8 has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 2560×1440 (QHD), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (60fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (240fps).

Features; google pixel has video calling and video sharing while Samsung S8 has HDR mode, time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, continuous autofocus, object tracking, picture-taking during video recording, video light, digital image stabilization, video calling and video sharing.

Front; both phones have 8MP.

Features; Samsung S8 has wide angle, autofocus & HDR mode.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: DESIGN

Dimensions; google pixel has 5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 in (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm) while Samsung S8 has 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight; google pixel is 143g whereas Samsung S8 is 155g.

Resistance; google pixel is Splash, Dust IP 53 whereas Samsung S8 is water, Dust IP 68.

Biometrics; google pixel has fingerprint (touch) whereas Samsung S8 has Iris scanner, 2D face unlock & fingerprint (touch).

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: MULTIMEDIA

Headphones; both phones have 3.5mm jack.

Speakers; both phones have loudspeakers.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same audio features.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; google pixel has Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 pro whereas Samsung S8 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor; google pixel has Quad-core, 2150MHz, kryo, 64-bit whereas Samsung S8 has Octa-core, 2350MHz, kryo 280, 64-bit, 10nm.

GPU; google pixel has Adreno 530 while Samsung S8 has Adreno 540

RAM; both phones have 4GB

Internal storage; google pixel has 128GB whereas Samsung S8 has 64GB

Storage expansion; Samsung S8 has up to 256GB.


OS; google pixel has Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat) whereas Samsung S8 has Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; google pixel has 4.2 whereas Samsung S8 has 5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi; both phones have 802.11 a/b/n/ac, dual-band MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot.

USB; google pixel has USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0 whereas Samsung S8 has USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Location; google pixel has GPS, A-GPS, Glonass while Samsung S8 has GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID & Wi-Fi positioning.

Sensors; both phones have Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass, Hall (for flip covers) & Barometer.

NFC; both phones have NFC.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S8: BATTERY

Capacity; google pixel has 2770mAh whereas Samsung S8 has 3000mAh

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.


Samsung S8 is a better smartphone when we compare google pixel vs S8 as it supersedes google pixel in most of the features.