Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Google Pixel

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

280 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

TFT
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.84 %
68.88 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Pink, White, Gold
Black, Gray, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 530

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2770 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
13 hours

Music playback

69.00 hours
110.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG7102 link
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW4100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.40 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

0.82 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

1.03 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.88 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
 

Shopping information

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

MSRP price

 
$ 749
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