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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Google Pixel 2

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 is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 143 grams and size 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm.. It has a screen of 5 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 145.7 Х 69.7 Х 7.8 mm
Weight 201 g 143 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 Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 750 EUR 550 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI Android 8.0, 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 235394 175230

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 5" inc
Screen area 103.2 cm2 68.9 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.4% 67.9%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 516 PPI 441 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-Always-on display
- Always-on display
-95% 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)
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, 27mm (wide), 1/3.2'', 1.4µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
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)

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