Google Pixel vs Google Pixel XL: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Google Pixel vs Google Pixel XL. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.8
Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.1
6.3
Performance & Hardware
6.6
6.6
Camera
7.3
7.3
Connectivity
7.6
7.5
Battery
3.9
5.8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 3 years ago
October 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.5 mm
143.8 mm
8.6 mm
75.7 mm
154.7 mm
8.6 mm
Weight
143 g
168 g
Usable surface
69 %
71 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP53
IP53
Colors
Black

Blue

Silver
Black

Blue

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
Amoled
Amoled
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
534 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Without Notch
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Without Notch
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Prototypes





Prototypes
Google Pixel
Print 3D Model
Google Pixel XL
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.15GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.15GHz
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.15GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.15GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.15 GHz
2.15 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Type
--
--

Antutu

Score
145.387 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 74% of devices
145.387 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 74% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
Type
--
--
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Gravity
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Gravity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
No
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI 2
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.55 µm
Sensor size
1/2.3

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI 2
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.55 µm
Sensor size
1/2.3
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • RAW
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.890 W/Kg on head
0.560 W/Kg on body
0.920 W/Kg on head
0.580 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2770 mAh
3450 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Fast charge
Yes
Yes
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices