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How Google’s Pixel 4 compares to other popular flagship phones

How Google’s Pixel 4 compares to other popular flagship phones


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Google has announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, joining the ranks will all the other 2019 flagship phones. If you’ve been following along with the numerous leaks, you might already have a good idea as to what this phone offers. That’s simply because most of the leaks were actually true.

Both phones have a fast 90Hz refresh rate display that makes scrolling around more enjoyable, and games that support it animate smoother. Each has a Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB of RAM, and comes with Android 10 pre-installed. They differ when it comes to screen resolution, as well as their screen and battery size. The Verge’s Dieter Bohn has a first look with the devices that does a thorough job of breaking down their differences.

There are a few things about this year’s Google flagship phone that differentiate them from other Android devices and iPhones. For one, its Soli radar chip can sense your hand, recognizing gestures to issue commands without touching the phone. And of course, the Pixel 4’s cameras are sure to set it apart in some way.

We’ve compiled the Pixel 4 and 4 XL specs, and put them into a huge table so you can see how they stack up to other phones that you’re considering, whether it’s the iPhone 11 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10, OnePlus 7T, or really, any other flagship released this year.

(Note: If you’re on mobile, this table is best viewed in landscape mode.)

Google Pixel 4 versus other 2019 flagship phones

SpecificationPixel 4Pixel 4 XLiPhone 11 ProiPhone 11 Pro MaxiPhone 11Pixel 3Pixel 3 XLGalaxy Note 10Galaxy Note 10 PlusSamsung Galaxy S10Samsung Galaxy S10 PlusSamsung Galaxy S10 5GOnePlus 7 ProOnePlus 7T
Display5.7 inches, 90Hz6.3 inches, 90Hz5.8 inches6.5 inches6.1 inches5.5 inches6.3 inches6.4 inches6.8 inches6.1 inches6.4 inches6.7 inches6.7 inches, 90Hz6.5 inches, 90Hz
ResolutionFHD+QHD+2436 x 11252688 x 12421792 x 8282160 x 10802960 x 14402280 x 10803040 x 14403040 x 14403040 x 14403040 x 14403120 x 14402400 x 1080
ProcessorSnapdragon 855Snapdragon 855A13 BionicA13 BionicA13 BionicSnapdragon 845Snapdragon 845Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855Snapdragon 855 Plus
RAM6GB6GB4GB, allegedly4GB, allegedly4GB, allegedly4GB4GB8GB12GB8GB8GB, 12GB8GB6GB, 8GB, 12GB8GB
Storage64GB, 128GB64GB, 128GB64GB, 256GB, 512GB64GB, 256GB, 512GB64GB, 128GB, 256GB64GB, 128GB64GB, 128GB256GB256GB, 512GB128, 512GB128GB, 512GB, 1TB256GB, 512GB128GB, 256GB128GB
Rear camera12MP standard + 16MP telephoto12MP + 16MP12MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide), 12MP (telephoto)12MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide), 12MP (telephoto)12MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide)12MP12MP12MP (telephoto), 16MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide angle)12MP, 16MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (telephoto), ToF (time-of-flight) sensor12MP (telephoto), 16MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide angle)12MP, 16MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide)12MP, 16MP (ultra-wide), 12MP (wide), ToF (time-of-flight) sensor48MP, 8MP (telephoto), 16MP (ultra-wide)48MP, 12MP (telephoto), 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Front camera8MP8MP12MP12MP12MP8MP, 8MP (wide)8MP, 8MP (wide)10MP (f/2.2, autofocus, 80 degree)10MP10MP10MP, 8MP10MP, ToF (time-of-flight) sensor16MP16MP
Water protectionIP68IP68IP68IP68IP68IPX8IPX8IP68IP68IP68IP68IP68N/AN/A
Wireless charging?YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
PortsUSB-CUSB-CLightning portLightning portLightning portUSB-CUSB-CUSB-CUSB-CUSB-C, headphone jackUSB-C, headphone jackUSB-C, headphone jackUSB-CUSB-C
Weight (lbs)0.360.430.410.500.430.330.400.370.430.350.390.440.450.42
Dimensions (in.)5.79 x 2.7 x 0.326.31 x 2.96 x 0.325.67 x 2.81 x 0.326.22 x 3.06 x 0.325.94 x 2.98 x 0.335.70 x 2.70 x 0.306.20 x 3.00 x 0.305.94 x 2.83 x 0.316.39 x 3.04 x 0.315.9 x 2.77 x 0.316.20 x 2.92 x 0.316.40 x 3.04 x 0.316.40 x 2.99 x 0.356.34 x 2.93 x 0.32
Starting price$799$899$999$1,099$699$799$899$949$1,099$899.99$999.99$1,299.99$669$599

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