Google Pixel XL VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Google Pixel XL VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
Design & Materials
6.1
6.4
Performance & Hardware
7.3
6.7
Camera
7.9
7.4
Connectivity
7.6
7.5
Battery
6.4
4.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Galaxy Note 5, SM-N920A, N920A, SM-N920F, N920F, SM-N920I, N920I, SM-N920P, N920P, SM-N920R, N920R, SM-N920V, N920V

Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 3 years ago
August 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.7 mm
154.7 mm
8.6 mm
76.1 mm
153.2 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
168 g
171 g
Usable surface
71 %
76 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Glass
Resistance
IP53
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Silver
Black

Gold

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.7"
Type
Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
515 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Google Pixel XL
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.15GHz
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.15GHz + 2x1.6GHz
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.15 GHz
2.1 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
ARM Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
145.387 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices
116.050 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 76% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12.3 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.544 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI 2
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/1.9
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • HDR
  • Manual focus
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx

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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • 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)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

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0.428 W/Kg on head
0.471 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.920 W/Kg on head
0.580 W/Kg on body
1.140 W/Kg on head
1.270 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3450 mAh
3000 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 5.1.1 Lollipop

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable