Galaxy Note 8 vs. Google Pixel 2: Comparison & Leaks

Galaxy Note 8 vs. Google Pixel 2: Comparison & Leaks

Google Pixel 2 vs Galaxy Note 8 comparison: Two of the interesting smartphone releases due for the coming months are the Galaxy Note 8 and Google Pixel 2. Google is hoping to establish itself as a significant player in the mobile niche, while the Galaxy Note 8 will mark a new chapter in Samsung’s history post the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. Evidently, both phones are important for the companies. Both the companies have been done hard work on their devices, features. Here’s a comparison between the two upcoming flagships based on the rumored features, specifications, release date and price.

The upcoming smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will have a 5.7-inch touchscreen display with a 3840 X 2160 pixels of resolution. It will come with a Quad-HD+ or even 4K Infinity display, with the curved screen technology that it has particularly popularized. While rumors suggest that the upcoming smartphone Google Pixel 2 offers a 5-inch AMOLED display resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels with the capacitive multi-touch touchscreen. The Google Pixel 2 is expected to have a more slender 5-inch edge-to-edge display, somewhat similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. Google Pixel 2: Comparison

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Both devices are expected to have dual rear cameras, similar to iPhone 7 Plus. It is expecting to see one 12Mp wide-angle lens, and a second 13Mp telephoto lens, complete with OIS and 3x optical zoom with a dual-lens rear camera in Galaxy Note 8. On the other hand, if we compare the Pixel 2 camera, we see the Google Pixel 2 offers an excellent 13MP primary camera with 8MP front facing the camera. The features of this camera are Exmor-RS CMOS sensor, phase detection autofocus, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, 2.0 aperture, ISO control and high dynamic range mode.


Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 9 series chipsets are anticipated to feature in the Galaxy Note 8. It will have the four more powerful cores in the octa-core processor of the Galaxy Note 8 will be clocked at 2.5 GHz. It will run on in-house Exynos 8895 chipset and latest Adreno 5XX GPU. While Google Pixel 2 smartphone is fitted pair of quad-core Kryo processors which clocks speeds of 2.45GHz and 1.9GHz respectively. This set of processors is placed on a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998. The graphics are taken care of by a GPU of Adreno 540.


Both devices are expected to be powerful ones with 6GB RAM and 256GB onboard memory. As per the latest rumors, about the upcoming smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will have 6 GB RAM and 256 GB storage. And Google Pixel 2 will also come with the 6GB RAM and 256 GB storage.



Rumors suggest that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will have a high-capacity circa-3500 mAh battery with adaptive fast charging, fast wireless charging, and USB-C support. It will be the non-removable battery. Google Pixel 2 will have a 3,000mAh Li-ion battery which can be removed and enables the smartphone to be awake for a long period of time.


Galaxy Note 8 will have the Single SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 (4.0 LE after Kit Kat update), HDMI (external cable), NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. It will also include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer with the Sensor.

And in the comparison between these two smartphones, Google Pixel 2, offers a single SIM slot, 4G, advanced Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, Glonass, near field connectivity and a slot for type C USB cable.

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Google Pixel 2 vs. Note 8: Release Date

From the past two years, it has announced its new Galaxy Note early in August to get out ahead of the new iPhone, which is always revealed mid-September of 2017. But this month is only the expectation on the basis of its previous generation history. On the other hand, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL were both launched in October 2016, so we can expect to see the Pixel 2 roughly a year later, in or around October 2017.

The release date of these two upcoming smartphones is not far. Maybe this two flagship will be launched in the same month of 2017.

Galaxy Note 8 vs. Pixel 2: Price

There are a chances that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could launch as high as £799 or fall under $900 bucks. While the cheapest Pixel today costs £599, while the cheapest Pixel XL costs £719.

9to5Google suggests we should expect at least a $50 increase on this due to improvements it is making to the camera and adding waterproofing.

We’d be very surprised if the Galaxy Note 8 was any cheaper.

This above Comparison was done on the basis of rumors and leaks of these two upcoming smartphones. We are going to update you with more specific details of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Google Pixel 2 here. So, you can bookmark this page. If you have any query about this comparison, you can comment in the comment section below.

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