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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Google Pixel 2 XL

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 201 grams and size 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm.. It has a screen of 6.4 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China

Google Pixel 2 XL is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 175 grams and size 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm.. It has a screen of 6 inches, camera 12.2 MP and memory 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 161.9 Х 76.4 Х 8.8 mm 157.9 Х 76.7 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 201 g 175 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front glass, aluminum body, partial glass back
Colors Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White Just Black, Black & White
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3520 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 750 EUR 530 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Adreno 540
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
Internal memory 512 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 249456 214256
GeekBench Single Core 2358 1826
GeekBench Multi-Core 8531 6121
GeekBench RenderScript 9353 7088
GeekBench Battery 5154

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED P-OLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 6" inc
Screen area 103.2 cm2 92.6 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.4% 76.4%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1440 x 2880 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 516 PPI 538 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-Always-on display
- Always-on display
-100% DCI-P3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12.2 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
-12.2 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF & laser AF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 1080p@30/60/120fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@240fps (gyro-EIS)
DxOMark Main Score 103
DxOMark Photo 107
DxOMark Video 94
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 8 MP, f/2.4, 25mm (wide), 1/3.2'', 1.4µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 92
DxOMark Photo 96
DxOMark Video 86
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM card & eSIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900  
CDMA 800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat15 800/75 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus (Bluetooth integration)

- Fast battery charging (capped at 10.5 W)
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Versions
- SM-N960F/DS (Global); SM-N960U (USA); SM-N9600/DS (LATAM, Brazil, China)

- Also known as Google Pixel XL2

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