No one can deny that Google Pixel XL is truly an incredible handset. It is powerful, attractive and takes fantastic pictures. However, the Galaxy S8 is the most hotly anticipated smartphone of the year for Android fans. We can only witness the response of Galaxy S8 after its release, but it will touch the lofty heights for sure like its predecessors. Samsung concerns about the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has been vanishing gradually, and they are ready to conquer the smartphone market with Galaxy S8. So, we will do Galaxy S8 Vs Google Pixel XL comparison and let see which one looks better with its specifications and features.
Smartphones Comparison: Galaxy S8 Vs Google Pixel XL
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been scheduled to release on 21st of April 2017. The Galaxy S8 launch event will take place in an event in New York City on 29th of March. Whereas, Google Pixel XL was released in October 2016.
Both smartphones are on the expensive side. The Galaxy S8 price of 64 GB will be $860, and 128 GB will cost you $960. The Google Pixel XL will cost you $769 for 32 GB and $869 for 128 GB. There is no 64 GB option in Pixel phones.
The Galaxy S8 will have thin bezels, and Samsung has finally decided to ditch the home button along with 3.5 mm headphone jack. Both variants of Galaxy S8 will have an edge to edge design.
Google called its Pixel XL design ‘bold’ during the launch. The back of the phone has glass and metal design which makes its look better than most of the other phones.
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|Specs And Features||Galaxy S8||Google Pixel|
|Type||16M colors, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||16M colors, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||5.8 inches||5.5 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960||1440 x 2560|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass 5||Gorilla Glass 4|
|Operating System||Android Nougat 7.1||Android Nougat 7.1|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)||Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821|
|GPU||Adreno 540||Adreno 530|
|Storage||64 GB and 128 GB||32 GB and 128 GB|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB|
|Rear Camera||12 Megapixels with f/1.7||12.3 Megapixels with f/2.0|
|Front Camera||8 Megapixels||8 Megapixels|
|Battery||3000 mAh||3450 mAh|
|Sensors||Iris scanner, back fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2||Rear fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|USB||Type C 1.0 reversible connector, v3.1||Type C 1.0 reversible connector, v3.0|
|Colors||Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold||Quite Black, Very Silver, Really Blue|
So this was our Galaxy S8 Vs Google Pixel XL comparison. Any of the phones will not disappoint you, though Galaxy S8 has got a slight edge over Pixel XL. We will update the as the new information comes from the Galaxy S8 side. In the meantime, you can check our Galaxy S8 versus Google Pixel Comparison.