October 10, 2017

Google Pixel 2 vs Galaxy S8, iPhone 8 and LG G6 – A Comparison Of Specifications & Prices

The second-generation Google smartphones, Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL are now official and available. The phones are nearly identical in every way except in size, battery, and price. Both the smartphones pack some solid specs and interesting software features, which we have already discussed in our earlier articles. And now, it’s time to start comparing them against the main competing devices – Galaxy S8, iPhone 8, and LG G6.



With the rather good flagship devices already available on the market, the Pixel 2 has a rather difficult competition. Here’s how it Google’s latest handset stands up against the competition.

Google Pixel 2 Specs vs. Galaxy S8, iPhone 8 and LG G6 Specs:

Specs Google Pixel 2 Apple iPhone 8 Samsung Galaxy S8 LG G6
Display 5.0-inch AMOLED
1920 x 1080 pixels
4.7-inch LCD
1,334 x 750 pixels
2,960×1,440 pixels
5.7-inch, 2,880×1,440 pixels
Size 145.7×69.7×7.8 mm 138.43×67.31×7.37 mm 148.9×68.1×8 mm 148.9×71.97.x7.9 mm
Pixel Density 441 ppi 326ppi 570ppi 565ppi
Screen-to-body Ratio 68.58 % 65.34% 84.26% 79.47%
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 A11 Bionic chip Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821
Battery 2,700mAh 1,821mAh 3,000mAh 3,300mAh
Mobile Software Android 8 Oreo iOS 11 Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
Rear Camera 12.2-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel 12-megapixel Dual 13-megapixel
Front Camera 8-megapixel 7-megapixel, f/2.2 8-megapixel, f/1.7 5-megapixel, f/2.2
Video Capture 4K 4K 4K 4K
Storage 64GB, 128GB 64GB, 256GB 64GB+ microSD 32GB+ microSD
Expandable Storage None None Up to 2TB Up to 2TB
Water Resistant Yes, IP67-certified Yes, IP67-certified Yes, IP68-certified Yes, IP68-certified
Connector USB-C Lightning USB-C USB-C
Special features Google Assistant; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR-ready; Squeezable frame splash, water and dust resistance; fingerprint scanner wireless and fast charging, Gigabit LTE-ready, S Pen, fingerprint scanner, iris scanner wireless and fast charging, fingerprint scanner
Colors Black, Blue, White Space Gray, Gold, Silver Midnight Black, Orchid Grey Black, Silver, White
Price $649 (64GB), $749 (128GB) $699 (64 GB), $849 (256 GB) AT&T: $750; Verizon: $720; T-Mobile: $750; Sprint: $750; U.S. Cellular: $675 AT&T: $720, Sprint: $708, T-Mobile: $650, Verizon: $672, U.S. Cellular:



If you are into Android, the Pixel 2 is the phone to choose, although it’s not cheap. The Galaxy S8 has come down in price significantly since launch. The iPhone 8 costs a lot of money for a phone with a dated design, after the launch of iPhone X.

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