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Google Pixel 2 XL vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

Summary
90%
86%
Display

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1440x2880 px, 537 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.45 GHz + 1.9 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

Non Expandable

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12.2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3520 mAh

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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User Rating

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4.3/5 based on 725 ratings

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General
Launch Date

November 15, 2017 (Official)

November 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Google

Samsung

Model

Pixel XL 2

Galaxy A9 2018

Also Known As

Google Pixel 2 XL

Samsung Galaxy A9s

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Stock

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 157.9 mm
Width: 76.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm

Weight

175 grams

183 grams

Build Material

Case: Aluminium
Back: Aluminium

Colours

Black, Black and White

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

Waterproof

yes Water resistant, IP67

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

537 ppi

392 ppi

Display Type

P-OLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

76.71 %

80.86 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 540

Adreno 512

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

no  No

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 108 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12.2 MP Primary Camera

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus, Laser autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 120 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.4

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps, 640x480 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3520 mAh

3800 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
75 Mbit/s ↑ 800 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 15)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.464 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

USB Type-C

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support wireless charging?

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    Answered By Divya Sarin | 2 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 doesn't support Wireless Charging. Though Samsung Galaxy A9 is backed by the Li-ion battery which has the capacity of 3,800mAh, which can supply immense power to last for a long time. There is a fast charging feature which can fill the battery in very less time.

    To see complete specifications: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Google Pixel 2 XL ?

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    Answered By Nikita Dasgupta | 1 years ago
    you can follow the steps below:
    • Ensure HD Voice is activated.
    • From a Home screen, tap the Arrow icon Up arrow icon to display all apps.
    • Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Network & Internet Network and Internet icon > Mobile Network Mobile network icon.
    • Tap the Advanced Calling switch to turn on On icon or off Switch off.
    • If presented, review the notification then tap OK to confirm.
    • Note Review the disclaimer regarding billing and data usage.
  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Priyanka Chander | 6 months ago

    Phone makers have overtime eased out the way you take a screenshot. 

    Most Popular still being Power-VolumeDown-Combo to capture the screen you are on. 
    New ways include:
    1. Gestures to take screenshots (Three finger swipe)
    2. Dedicated Android applications (Super Screenshot/Screen Master e.t.c.)
    3. Google Assistant (You can even ask Google assistant to take a screenshot for you)

    Look at 3 awesome ways to take a screenshot:


    You can see detailed specs here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Naran | 6 months ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Tap Settings > More.
    2. Tap Cellular networks > IMS Settings > Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    You can find full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to insert sim card in Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Priyanka Gupta | 6 months ago

    Insert SIM card in Samsung Galaxy A9 2018


    1. Switch off the Phone.
    2. Locate the SIM tray which is on either side of the phone.
    3. Open the sim tray using sim ejector tool.
    4. Carefully, place the SIM card in it.
    5. Close the tray and you are done.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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