Google Mobile Comparison: Google Pixel vs Pixel XL

Which one should you get

The new champion smartphones by Google are among the powerful handsets in the market. Since the launch of Google Pixel and Pixel XL, they have been making waves in the Android category. There are some cool specs under the metal built of these smartphones that are hard to ignore.

Unlike Google’s previous smartphones, Pixel and Pixel XL are more than just mediocre devices. They are designed to offer power-packed results but which one is the better out of the two? If you are looking for the best mobile prices in Pakistan, which one is the best in terms of display, processing power, image quality, battery capacity, software performance and give the best results? Here is a comparison of both the Google devices to give you an idea which one to go for.

Google Mobiles: Design and Display

The new Google Pixel and Pixel XL feature a metal body with a back bottom made up of glass which houses a fingerprint sensor. The handsets are available in striking blue, silver and black colors.

The 5.5-inch display of the Google Pixel XL features a quad HD display of 2560 x 1440, which is higher than the 1080 x 1920 screen resolution of Google Pixel. It has a smaller screen size of 5 inches. Based on the high screen resolutions and large displays, Google Pixel and Pixel XL are fairly placed among premium handsets. Also, the screen resolution of both the Google smartphones are ideal for Daydream VR, which is an amazing addition to the Android software.

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Specs

The most outstanding specs of both the devices include a powerful processor, storage variants and RAM. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor makes its debut with Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Both the phones have the same processing power and the fast chip with 4GB RAM gives a tough competition to many rival smartphones.

Google Pixel price and specs match up to many premium handsets with its storage variants available in 32GB and 128GB. There is no option of expandable storage in both the phones, but Google offers unlimited cloud storage to store high-quality images and videos. This option is only valid for Pixel phones.

Google Pixel OS: Android Nougat

Hardware features of Pixel and Pixel XL are almost the same as each other and existing phones in the market. However, most of its sales are derived from the new operating system. Both the Google devices are housed with the latest Android 7.1 Nougat. These are the first devices ever to have this software update.

Packed with built-in Google Assistant, Daydream VR, split screen mode, and a couple of other additions, Nougat has changed the interface with something new and exciting which Android has never seen before. Both the device’s rate as equals in terms of software performance and other features along with it.

Camera Performance

Google promised the best cameras on its latest Pixel devices and we did get 12.3MP rear snapper on both the handsets. The wide aperture of f/2.0 lets more light flow into the lens resulting in bright images. With the help of 1.55 microns, the camera balances out its results with high-quality pictures and videos.

Google software also provides an option to store all images and HD videos on its cloud storage. The front camera is rounded to 8MP producing quality selfies. With a combination of outstanding front and rear camera, Pixel and Pixel XL sure live up to the promise made by their manufacturer. Both the smartphones have the same camera capabilities and performance level. There isn’t any difference between the image qualities of both the images but having a difference in both mobile phone prices and specs in Pakistan.

Battery Capacity and Performance

The few tech perks which are offered to you with cheaper Google Pixel XL includes a larger battery life with increased capacity over the smaller Pixel phone. The larger model has 3450mAh while the smaller model’s battery is reduced to 2770mAh. The best part about both the Google models is their fast charging. Both of them can last up to 7 hours with just 15 minutes of charging.

So, we get more power in both the phones, thanks to its processing power, fast charging, cameras and amazing displays. Pixel XL has a larger screen size and battery while the remaining features and specs in both the phones are same. Although Pixel is a little behind in some features, both the phones have almost similar performance levels.


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