• 6" (2880x1440) P-OLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 835 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 12.2-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3520 mAh
  • 6.3" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
    64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3300 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
ProductPixel 2 XL (2017), Price: 435 USD at AmazonGalaxy Note 8 (2017), Price: 385 USD at Amazon
Display6" 2880x1440 P-OLED 6.3" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 28mm 12.2-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/2.4
  • 26mm 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • None
  • Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3520 mAh3300 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP67, 175g (6.2oz), 157.9x76.7x7.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches)IP68, 195g (6.9oz), 162.5x74.8x8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$435$385
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Display
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
TypeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6"6.3"
Display/Body Ratio76.7%82.9%
Resolution2880x14402960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)537 PPI522 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 28mm26mm
Megapixel12.2-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.8f/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • EIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Bokeh
  • Geo Tag
  • RAW
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/240fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/240fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 8
NameRear Secondary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3520 mAh3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time22 hours
Music Playback Time74 hours
Computing
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
Processor BrandQualcommSamsung or Qualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 835Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835
Processor ModelExynos 8895 or MSM8998
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.35 GHz2.3 GHz
RAM Options4GB6GB
Internal Storage Options128GB64GB/128GB/256GB
Memory Card TypeNoneMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0Android 7.1.1
Communications
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT15 750/226 MbpsLTE CAT16 1000/105 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NamePixel 2 XLGalaxy Note 8
Multimedia Features
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereoMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

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