Apple iPhone XS vs Google Pixel 4

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

459 ppi
443 ppi

Technology

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.64 %
77.32 %

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
5.79 x 2.71 x 0.32 inches (147.1 x 68.8 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
 

Colors

 
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
Android (10)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

USB charging
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2659 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
Sep 03, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link
FCC ID value: A4RG020I link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.90 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP price

$ 999
$ 799
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