Google Pixel 2 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.92 %
84.94 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
32 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)
6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Blue, White
 

Colors

 
Midnight blue, Seawater blue

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Available to use

 
105 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (4G)

 
29 hours

Internet use

 
LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
49.00 hours

Video playback

 
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 15, 2017
 

FCC ID value: NM8G011A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.79 W/kg
 

Body

0.11 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.47 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.12 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Type-C earphones, Data cable, 15W charger, User manual, Ejection pin

MSRP price

$ 749
 
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