Apple iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL: Battle of the beasts

iPhone X vs Pixel 2

What happens when Apple and Google come face to face? Find out!

Apple and Google’s much-awaited devices have finally been unveiled. The smartphones mark completely new features. Boasting a new design, the handsets deliver tough competition to other and big daddies of the tech world.

Design and Display

Apple’s iPhone X features a metal framing, which ensures that the built is strong and durable. While Pixel 2 XL has aluminum unibody, the phone is pretty light too and the back of the phone feels like plastic. To give the iPhone X a premium look, Apple decided to opt for a glass back. The front panel of the said device is completely bezel-less by nature. Apple decided to integrate a dual camera setup on the rear panel. The iPhone X packs up sharper edges in comparison to Pixel 2.

Apple iPhone X also sports a 5.8-inch OLED display but comes with 2,436 x 1,125 pixels resolution. The Home Button on iPhone X is missing. Apple integrated facial recognition software instead. The Google’s flagship device comes with the 6-inch display with 1440 by 2880 pixels at a 538 PPI.

Performance and Camera

The iPhone X is powered by the A11 Bionic chipset with six-cores. The handset is speculated to offer 3GB of RAM. Apple’s flagship runs on iOS 11. Pixel 2 XL is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory.

Apart from this, iPhone X features a dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel sensors. It includes major enhancements in terms of effects, thanks to the upgraded camera settings. One can even shoot in 4K mode and apply Augmented Reality (AR) features. The front camera is 3D by nature and packs a 7-megapixel sensor. On the other hand, Pixel 2 XL sports 12.2-megapixel primary and 8-megapixel snapper.

Shailesh Sharma

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