Google Pixel 2 VS. Google Pixel 3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Google Pixel 2 VS. Google Pixel 3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.3
Cost-effectiveness
7.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
7.7
Performance & Hardware
7.3
7.8
Camera
7.8
7.2
Connectivity
8.2
9
Battery
3.8
4.2

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
October 2017, 2 years ago
October 2018, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.7 mm
145.7 mm
7.8 mm
68.2 mm
145.6 mm
7.9 mm
Weight
143 g
148 g
Usable surface
67 %
78 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP67
IP67
Colors
Black

Blue

White
Black

Pink

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
pOLED
pOLED
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
443 Pixels per inch
439 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Active Edge
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 100% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • DCI-P3
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Google Pixel 2
Print 3D Model
Google Pixel 3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU
4x 2.45 GHz Kryo + 4x 2.15 GHz Kryo
4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.45 GHz
2.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 540
Qualcomm Adreno 630 710MHz

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
175.000 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices
275.000
Overall performance better than 90% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX362 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.55

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12.2 Mpx
Sensor
Sony Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual front camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B71 (600)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
eSIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • 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

0.930 W/Kg on head
0.960 W/Kg on body
1.340 W/Kg on head
1.340 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2700 mAh
2915 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices