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Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Compare Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specifications and Prices

Last update was on: December 11, 2017 4:30 am

Info

Network

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Network Technology
    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G bands
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands
    LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
  • GPRS
    Yes Yes
  • EDGE
    Yes Yes

Launch

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Announced
    October, 2017 2017, August
  • Status
    Available. Released 2017, August

Body

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Dimensions
    157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 in) 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
  • Weight
    175 g (6.17 oz) 208.1 g (7.34 oz)
  • Build
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
  • SIM
    Nano-SIM & electronic SIM card (e-SIM) Nano-SIM
  • Body Features
    - IP67 certified - dust/waterproof to 1 meter and 30 minutes
    - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
    - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
    - MIL-STD-810G compliant - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant

Display

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Display Type
    P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Size
    6.0 inches (~76.4% screen-to-body ratio) 5.8 inches (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2880 pixels (~538 ppi pixel density) 1440 x 2560 pixels (~506 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Display Features
    - 3D Touch (home button only)
    - Always-on display
    - TouchWiz UI

Platform

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • OS
    Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset
    Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • CPU
    Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU
    Adreno 540 Adreno 540

Memory

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Card slot
    No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal
    64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Camera

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Primary
    12.3 MP, f/1.8, OIS and EIS (gyro), phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
  • Camera Features
    1/2.6" sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
    1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Secondary
    8 MP, f/2.4, 1080p 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

Sound

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Alert types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes
  • 3.5mm jack
  • Sound Features
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connections

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • WLAN
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth
    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • NFC
    Yes To be confirmed
  • Radio
    No No
  • USB
    3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
  • Messaging
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser
    HTML5 HTML5
  • Java
    No No
  • Features
    - Fast battery charging
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document editor
    - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
    - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
    - Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
    - ANT+ support
    - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
    - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document editor

Battery

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Battery Type
    Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Battery
    3520 mAh battery Up to 120 h (3G)
  • Talk time
    Up to 32 h (3G)
  • Music play
    Up to 113 h

Rugged

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • IP Rating
    IP67 certified

MISC

  • Google Pixel 2 XLSamsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Colors
    Quite Black, Very Silver, Really Blue

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