Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8

2.98 in
6.09 in
Google Pixel XL
vs
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8

Full Comparison

Hardware

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Operating System
Android 7.0
Android 7.0
Cpu Speed
2.15 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU Cores
Quad Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU Model
Qualcomm Adreno 530
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory
4GB
4GB

Display

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.50 in
5.80 in
Resolution
2560, 1440
1440, 2960
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
534 ppi
570 ppi
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12.3 Mpx
12 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.3"
1/2.5"
Highest video resolution
4096, 2160
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
240 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1280, 720
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Height
6.09 in
5.86 in
Width
2.98 in
2.68 in
Depth
0.29 in
0.31 in
Weight
0.37 lb
0.34 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
noNo
yesYes
Dust resistant
yesYes
yesYes

Sensors

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

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GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
4.2
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connector
USB-C
USB-C
Video output
noNo
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
450/50
1000/150
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

Google Pixel XLGoogle Pixel XLSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Battery Capacity
3450 mAh
3000 mAh
Standby Time 2G
552 h
326 h
Talk Time 2G
32 h
20 h
Standby Time 3G
552 h
326 h
Talk Time 3G
32 h
20 h
Fast charging standard
USB Power Delivery (PD)
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge

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