Google Pixel XL vs Google Pixel

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 534 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 441 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.22 %
68.88 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 530

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

3450 mAh
2770 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12.3 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12.3 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 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)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight:

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP53
Splash, Dust; IP53

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Gray, 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 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 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4
M4, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2017
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value:

NM8G-2PW2100 link
NM8G-2PW4100 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body:

0.56 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.15 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.56 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 869
$ 749

In The Box:

USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 04, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
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