Google Pixel 4 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3040 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

543 ppi
529 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.62 %
83.32 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

16 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x
 

Third camera

 
 

Hardware Features

Time-of-Flight (ToF)
 

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

10 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.2 x 8.2 mm)
6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

 
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (10)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

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, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

 
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3700 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Talk time

 
34.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
4.3 days (103 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
99.00 hours

Video playback

 
20.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Apr 06, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG955U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.33 W/kg

Body

 
0.29 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.19 W/kg
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