Comparing Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Smartphones

The Google Pixel 3 XL is now the official top selling the phone from Google and it sports a nice and premium body design. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9, on the other hand, is Samsung top of the end smartphone that was launched the same year with its rival.
Both phones look stunning and beautiful on the design and they pack the latest hardware around. We will be comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with the Google Pixel 3 in this post.

Google Pixel 3 XL
Google Pixel 3 XL
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Design Comparison

Noticeable is the huge screen display on both phones. They sport a similar design.
The Google Pixel 3 XL features a glass and an Aluminium on the body with dimensions of 158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm and it weighs 168 gram. The handset is available in multiple colors and it has IP68 water and dust resistant with a fingerprint scanner on the back. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 also sports similar design. The handset is built with an Aluminium Alloy and glass and it measures 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm in dimensions and weight 201 gram. It has IP68 rating dust and water resistant and it’s also available in multiple colors as well. The smartphones here sport’s similar design, but the Google Pixel 3 XL looks more beautiful with a notch on the front.

Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Display Comparison

In terms of display, both phones marry a large screen size with the best and sharp resolution. The Google Pixel 3 XL has a large display screen size of 6.3 inches with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and 522 PPI density. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a similar display size of 6.4 inches with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. The phone has Super AMOLED technology with a screen to body ratio of 83.51 %, while the Google Pixel 3 XL has AMOLED technology with a screen to body ratio of 83.12 %. They are equipped with a corning gorilla glass that is scratch resistant.

Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Camera Comparison

On the camera, the Google Pixel 3 XL has a single rear camera of 12.2 megapixels that features Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, and Phase detection. You will get a dual camera configuration on the Galaxy Note 9. The rear camera consists of 12 megapixels with brighter aperture and another secondary camera of 12-megapixel with 45-degree viewing angle, F2.4 aperture, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, and Phase detection.
Both phones feature an LED flash on the main camera and on the front, the Galaxy Note 9 has a single front-facing camera of 8 megapixels with Wide Angle, and Autofocus.
The Google Pixel 3 XL in this area is equipped with combo front-facing cameras of 8 megapixels with Wide Angle, and Autofocus.

Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Performance Comparison

Both the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and the Google Pixel 3 XL are equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset with Adreno 630 for graphics. The Google Pixel 3 XL has 4GB of RAM with an inbuilt memory of 128GB, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has huge 8GB of RAM with an inbuilt memory of 256GB and another bigger model with 512GB.
Where the Google Pixel 3 XL has an edge is on the stock Android 9.1 Pie operating system it has, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is still powered by Android 8.1 Oreo.

Google Pixel 3 XL VS Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Camera Comparison

The Google Pixel 3 XL has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3430 mAh with built-in Qi fast charging technology, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a massive battery capacity of 4000mAh with built-in fast charging technology as well. On the price, the Google Pixel 3 XL will cost $999, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is selling at a price of $1250.

Our Verdict:

The Google Pixel 3 XL is looking more elegant and beautiful than the Note 9 and in terms of price, the smartphone is more affordable. It’s true that they share similar features even on the hardware, however, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will outperform the later. Note 9 also has a huge RAM and inbuilt memory with the S-PEN which is one of the exciting features of the phone. So in the overall, the Google Pixel 3 XL is more affordable and it will make a better alternative to the Galaxy Note 9.

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