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

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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 (996 min)
 
 
Stand-by time
21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 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 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 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



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Google Pixel 2 specs
  • Display 5.0 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2700 mAh
  • OS Android 11
Google Pixel 2 XL specs
  • Display 6.0 inches 2880 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3520 mAh
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Google Pixel XL specs
  • Display 5.5 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3450 mAh
  • OS Android 10

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