Google Nexus 6 vs Google Pixel 3 XL

Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

493 ppi
522 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.03 %
83.12 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 630

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

58 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3430 mAh

Charging

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

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T4
M3, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
Aug 31, 2018

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
FCC ID value: A4RG013C link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Body

0.36 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.48 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide

MSRP price

 
$ 999
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