Google Pixel 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

2.74 in
5.74 in
Google Pixel 2
vs
2.7 in
5.81 in
Samsung Galaxy S9

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating System
Android 8.0
Android 8.0
Cpu Speed
2.35 GHz
2.7 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (9810)
GPU
yesYes
yesYes
GPU Model
Adreno 540
ARM Mali-G72 MP18
Ram memory
4GB
4GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.00 in
5.80 in
Resolution
1080, 1920
1440, 2960
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
441 ppi
570 ppi
Dual screen support
noNo
noNo
Scratch resistant display
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

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Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12.2 Mpx
12 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.6"
1/2.55"
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Highest video resolution
3840x2160 px
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
60 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1280, 720
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Optical image stabilization
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

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Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black, Blue, White
Black, Blue, Grey, Purple
Material
Aluminium
Aluminium, Glass
Height
5.74 in
5.81 in
Width
2.74 in
2.70 in
Depth
0.31 in
0.33 in
Weight
0.32 lb
0.36 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
yesYes
yesYes
Shock resistant
noNo
noNo

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

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Built-in stereo speakers
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

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Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
BeiDou
yesYes
yesYes
Galileo
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

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Dual sim support
noNo
yesYes
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
yesYes
noNo
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.0
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, A2DP, A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
USB
USB
USB version
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connector
USB-C
USB-C
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
noNo
yesYes
Video output
noNo
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
DC-HSPA
noNo
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
800/150
1200/200
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Streaming standards
Google Cast
Google Cast, Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

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Exchangeable battery
noNo
noNo
Battery Capacity
2700 mAh
3000 mAh
Supports fast charging
yesYes
yesYes
Fast charging standard
USB Power Delivery (PD)
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Supports wireless charging
noNo
yesYes

Voice

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Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
yesYes
yesYes