Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has launched as probably the best phablet in 2017. Meanwhile 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 Note 8 and Google Pixel XL.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inches Infinity Display with Quad HD+ resolution. This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 octa-core processor, which consists of two sets of quad-core processor based on Kyro 280 and Adreno 540 GPU. The Galaxy Note 8 is still a 6GB RAM smartphone and there are three storage options available – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Galaxy Note 8 is also available in another variant that is powered by 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core processor and it depends on the region.
The rear-facing camera of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a dual camera module, which consists of 12MP shooter (f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens, OIS) and 12MP shooter (telephoto lens, f2.4 aperture, OIS). The front-facing camera of is a 8MP shooter with f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens. For the OS, Samsung preloads it with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will receive Android 8.0 Oreo in the future. The battery is a 3300mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless. Due to the Infinity Display, the Note 8’s fingerprint sensor is also on the back panel. Samsung also ensures that the Note 8 is able to withstand the water splash and dust resistance.
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.
Kindly take a look at the image above for specs comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Google Pixel XL Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Specs comparison
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