Google Pixel 2 XL vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel XL: Here are all the specs differences


Google has new Pixels. Great.

But how do the new Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL fare against last year's excellent Pixel XL? Are the new phones the heralds of an impending upgrade for existing Pixel users? Let's find out!

Check out the specs below and compare them as long as you want and make up your mind whether you should drop some hard-earned cash for Google's latest or wait these two out.

Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches
5.0 inches

Technology

AMOLED
P-OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.22 %
76.66 %
67.92 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3450 mAh
3520 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

32.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1010 min)
 
 

Stand-by time

21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 21 days (496 h)
 
 

Internet use

LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 
 

Music playback

130.00 hours
 
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP53
Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Notification light
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 869
$ 949
$ 749



Related phones

Pixel 2
Pixel 2 XL
Pixel XL

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