Google Pixel 2 XL vs HTC U12+

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

537 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
S-LCD 6

Screen-to-body ratio

76.66 %
80.20 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 46 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense 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; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 3.1
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

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

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, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), 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, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time (3G)

 
23.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Talk time (4G)

 
24 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 19, 2017
Nov 19, 2018

FCC ID value: ZNFG011C link
FCC ID value: NM82Q55200 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.41 W/kg
0.64 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 949
$ 849
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