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:

SpecsGoogle Pixel 2Apple iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S8LG G6
Display5.0-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
Size145.7×69.7×7.8 mm138.43×67.31×7.37 mm148.9×68.1×8 mm148.9×71.97.x7.9 mm
Pixel Density441 ppi326ppi570ppi565ppi
Screen-to-body Ratio68.58 %65.34%84.26%79.47%
ProcessorOcta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835A11 Bionic chipOcta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8352.35GHz Snapdragon 821
Mobile SoftwareAndroid 8 OreoiOS 11Android 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Rear Camera12.2-megapixelDual 12-megapixel12-megapixelDual 13-megapixel
Front Camera8-megapixel7-megapixel, f/2.28-megapixel, f/1.75-megapixel, f/2.2
Video Capture4K4K4K4K
Storage64GB, 128GB64GB, 256GB64GB+ microSD32GB+ microSD
Expandable StorageNoneNoneUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
Water ResistantYes, IP67-certifiedYes, IP67-certifiedYes, IP68-certifiedYes, IP68-certified
Special featuresGoogle Assistant; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR-ready; Squeezable framesplash, water and dust resistance; fingerprint scannerwireless and fast charging, Gigabit LTE-ready, S Pen, fingerprint scanner, iris scannerwireless and fast charging, fingerprint scanner
ColorsBlack, Blue, WhiteSpace Gray, Gold, SilverMidnight Black, Orchid GreyBlack, 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: $675AT&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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