Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the larger sibling and also features the new Infinity display. On the other hand, Google Pixel XL is the first flagships of Pixel by Google. Which device features the best specifications? Let’s compare the specs of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and Google Pixel XL.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus features a 6.2-inches Super AMOLED Infinity display with 1440 x 2960 pixel resolution (Quad HD+). This flagship smartphone is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor while the EMEA version will have a 64-bit Exynos 8895 chipset. The RAM memory options of Galaxy S8 Plus are available in 4GB and 6GB. There are two storage options – 64GB and 128GB and a microSD slot as well.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel camera, which consists of LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, PDAF, OIS while the front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture too. It is pre-installed with TouchWiz UI on top of Android 7.0 Nougat. The battery of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a 3,500mAh built-in battery and supports Quick Charge. Finally, the fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back panel as the display has consumed most of the front panel. The Galaxy S8 Plus also boasts Ultra High Quality Audio Playback as well as IP68 standard of water and dust resistant. The colors available are Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold colors.
Google Pixel XL aka HTC Pixel XL features a 5.5-inches AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution (Quad HD). This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro quad-core processor, which consists of two sets of dual-core processor based on Kyro and Adreno 530 GPU, alongside 4GB of RAM. The storage options of Google Pixel XL are 32GB and 128GB, but it doesn’t support storage expansion.
The rear-facing camera of Google Pixel XL is a 12.3-megapixel Sony IMX378 camera with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, EIS while the front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel shooter. The HTC-built Pixel XL is pre-loaded with pure Android 7.1 Nougat, which is the first smartphones with Android 7.1 version (not Android 7.0). The battery of Google Pixel XL is a 3,450mAh power battery, which is non-removable.
Google Pixel XL is one of the first Pixel smartphones from Google in the post Nexus-era. The fingerprint sensor of it is on the back panel, right above the Google logo.
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