If we take a glimpse at the specs of these two devices, you can see that they both are different. Both devices hold a different aspect ratio, different features, technology, and display as well. On both devices, you will see a special glass for protection, a metal frame, and a glass backing. Both devices hold standard with 64GB of RAM with no expandable memory. In Pixel 2 XL you will get Cloud storage whereas iPhone 8 Plus offers iCloud storage. For their primary shooter, both devices use a 12-megapixel but the iPhone 8 holds two of them. Both devices work on all main US carriers and include facial recognition, BT 5.0, IP67 water resistant, stereo speakers, fingerprint sensor and many more. Both devices hold most recent OS for their respective brands. There’s no 3.5mm headphone jack on them, you have to use the adapter to use wired headphones.
Google Pixel 2XL
The Pixel 2XL is one of the best smart devices on the market. This device is truly the pinnacle of design and software of Google with its top of the line technology and Android 8.0 Oreo. Google literally gave a tough competition to Apple by raising its quality and price too. Pixel 2 camera has got good rating form DxOMark for the best mobile shooter on the market. Google has followed the lead of Apples by eliminating the 3.5mm headphone jack. Google did the addition of Active Edge and Google lens as well an enhanced Google assistant.
The Google Pixel 2 XL grips the latest 18:9 ratio display with small bezels (with no curved edges). Google went with a 6-inch P-OLED QHD display with 2880×1440 pixels and 538 pixels-per-inch. Being a user of 18:9 blessed device means you can relish the better experience of entertainment. Google included the Always-On display as well to make it simple on the battery and the user to easily check the notifications without opening their device. The device holds Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor with one quad-core clocked at 1.9GHz and another at 2.35GHz. The Pixel 2 XL grips 4GB of DDR4 RAM and a base of 64GB (nonexpandable) but you have an ideal option- free Google Cloud space. Rest by paying $100 you can buy the 128GB model. The device’s primary camera is 12-megapixel with an aperture of f/1.8 (PDAF and laser autofocus), EIS and OIS for stabilization and a dual tone LED flash. The front-facing camera holds 8-megapixel, with an aperture of f/2.4. The Pixel 2 XL grips a large battery (3,520 mAH), means you’re getting a brilliant battery backup.
The device is really impressive but two things will make you upset first it holds no memory expansion and second, there’s no 3.5mm headphone jack. The device is blessed with IP67 dust and water resistance and the promise of 3 years’ worth of updates. If we talk about the measurement then its 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm and weighs in at 175 grams. The device is available in two colors- Black and Black & white.
iPhone 8 Plus
As we know Apple has the ability to amaze people with their marketing skills. The iPhone 8 Plus grips a 5.5-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display (1920×1080) and 401 PPI. It retains 3D touch capabilities of Apple, which is an amazing feature allowing the people to apply various pressure on the screen for extra options. Apple uses its own Apple A11 Bionic chip and Apple GPU for graphics but there’s no provision of speed specifications. It holds only 3GB of RAM and a base of 64GB with no memory expansion. If you want more internal storage then you can buy the 256GB model.
Apple is known best for their cameras but many smartphones gave tough competition to Apple, in fact, the Google Pixel 2 XL has rated as number one camera. The iPhone 8 Plus grips dual 12-megapixel camera mounted in a horizontal position on the back (left side). When it comes to aperture then it holds f/1.8 and f2.8 with PDAF, OIS, quad LED dual-tone flash and optical zoom (x2). The FCC is a7-megapixel (aperture-f/2.2) for selfies and Appletalk video chat. Apple grips 2,691 mAH battery (non-removable) with fast charge feature and wireless charging (for Qi format).
The Apple iPhone 8 Plus holds stereo speakers and now provides IP67 certification for dust and water resistance. The large bezels give an old-fashioned look to iPhone 8 Plus and it also holds fingerprint sensor. Again Apple iPhone 8 Plus has no 3.5mm headphone jack and it comes with iOS 11. When it comes to measurements then device grips 58.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm, and weighs in at a hefty 202 grams. You have three options in colors, iPhone 8 Plus is available in gold, silver and space gray. It will cost you around $800.
The Best To buy
If we run our vision to the specifications, look, and flexibility of the OS then the credit of ‘best to buy’ goes to Google Pixel 2 XL. The device holds larger display, higher resolution, QLED technology, and Always-On notification display etc. Undoubtedly the camera is top-rated, it packs more RAM and holds good battery life. When it comes to speakers then Google Pixel 2 XL’s stereo speakers are better than the iPhone. It doesn’t mean we’re saying you to avoid Apple. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus is also an amazing device with smooth functionality. But as we can see the bezel of this device looks quite outdated whereas Pixel 2 XL looks brand new. Pixel 2 XL holds larger battery but not iPhone 8 Plus. Pricing very similar, so if you have to buy the best phone then we recommend you choose the Pixel 2 XL. If you’re a user of Apple then you’re free to grab any apple customer service by getting in touch with us.