• 6.4" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 4000 mAh W-Charge No
  • 6.3" (2960x1440) P-OLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB/128GB Storage
  • 12.2-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3430 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
ProductGalaxy Note 9 (2018), Price: 559 USD at AmazonPixel 3 XL (2018), Price: 460 USD at Amazon
Display6.4" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR106.3" 2960x1440 P-OLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
  • 28mm 12.2-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 28mm 8-MP f/2.2 +OIS
  • 19mm 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB Storage
Battery4000 mAh, Wireless Charging, No3430 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 201g (7.1oz), 161.9x76.4x8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches)IP68, 184g (6.5oz), 76.7x158x7.9 mm (3.02 x 6.22 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$559$460
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Display
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
TypeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Diagonal (inches)6.4"6.3"
Display/Body Ratio84.0%83.1%
Resolution2960x14402960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)514 PPI522 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
Megapixel12-MP12.2-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.8
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm28mm
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Object Tracking
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • EIS
  • LED Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Dual LED Flash
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
  • 720p/960fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/120fps
  • 720p/240fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 9
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh3430 mAh
Battery Features
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolNo
Computing
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845Snapdragon 845
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2.5 GHz
RAM Options6GB4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB/128GB/512GB64GB/128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.1Android 9.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT16 1000/105 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 38, 39, 40, 4112, 18, 19, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • BT LE
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB 3.1
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy Note 9Pixel 3 XL
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
  • DLNA
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • Far-Field Microphones
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • XMF
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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