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Summary
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Display

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1440x2880 px, 537 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1440x2960 px, 514 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.45 GHz + 1.9 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

Non Expandable

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12.2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3520 mAh

4000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.6/5 based on 7,387 ratings

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4.6/5 based on 2,130 ratings

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General
Launch Date

November 15, 2017 (Official)

August 22, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Google

Samsung

Model

Pixel XL 2

Galaxy Note 9

Also Known As

Google Pixel 2 XL

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Stock

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 Quick, v2.0

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 161.9 mm
Width: 76.4 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm

Weight

175 grams

201 grams

Build Material

Case: Aluminium
Back: Aluminium

Colours

Black, Black and White

Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, Snow White

Waterproof

yes Water resistant, IP67

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Excellent
Screen Size

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

537 ppi

514 ppi

Display Type

P-OLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

76.71 %

84.42 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Processor

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

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M3 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 540

Mali-G72 MP18

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 109 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

12.2 MP Primary Camera

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus, Laser autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.5 - F2.4

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes Dual optical image stabilization

Flash

yes Dual LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 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

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 960 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

8 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

yes

Physical Aperture

F2.4

F1.7

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

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

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3520 mAh

4000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Quick, v2.0

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

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/n 5GHz, 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

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

USB Type-C

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ?

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    Answered By Isha Nair | 10 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.

    You can see full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • 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.
  • Whether Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9?

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    Answered By Anil Mahajan | 2 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 are the premium smartphone with similar features but a huge difference in their camera configuration. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus features triple 12 MP + 13 MP + 16 MP primary camera on the rear. On the front, it has got a dual 10MP + 5 MP dual camera. With this device, Samsung has taken expectations from a mobile phone camera to a new level.

    Check out this interesting comparison by 91mobiles: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

  • How to set custom ringtone on Google Pixel 2 XL ?

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    Answered By Manish Saxena | 1 years ago
    you can follow the steps to set custom ringtone:
    • From a Home screen, tap the Arrow icon Up arrow icon to display all apps.
    • Tap Messages Messages app icon.
    • From the Inbox, tap the message containing the ringtone.
    • Touch and hold the area that surrounds the attachment box.
    • Tap Save attachment Save icon.
    • Note The sound file is saved to your Downloads folder.
    • If presented with a permissions screen, tap Allow to continue.
    • Open up the Apps list then tap Downloads Downloads app icon.
    • Tap and hold the ringtone, then tap the Menu icon Action overflow icon (upper-right) then select Move to....
    • Navigate: Device name > Ringtones, then tap Move (bottom-right).
    • To set the ringtone, refer to Set Ringtones.
  • How to hide or protect apps on Google Pixel 2 XL ?

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    Answered By Gunwant Nita | 1 years ago
    Google Pixel 2 XL does have an inbuilt feature to lock application. However, it is really easy and you just need to download an application from here: Play Store Application Lock, install and configure it. The best part is fingerprint scanner of Pixel 2 XL can be configured with the App Lock.
    You can see full specs here: Google Pixel 2 XL and follow this tutorial if required: 
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