Google Pixel 3 XL vs Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 2 XL

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Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.3 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 522 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 534 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

83.12 %
82.21 %
76.66 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 640
Adreno 540

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

3430 mAh
3700 mAh
3520 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 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
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 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:

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.49 oz (184.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, White
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 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
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

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

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 31, 2018
Sep 03, 2019
Sep 19, 2017

FCC ID value:

A4RG013C link
A4RG020J link
ZNFG011C link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.35 W/kg
1.35 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.35 W/kg
1.00 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Phablet:

3.48 W/kg
3.57 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 899
$ 899
$ 949

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
18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 09, 2018
Oct 15, 2019
Oct 04, 2017
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