Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ vs. Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL
Samsung has finally unleashed its latest flagship phones, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, into the wild, and we’ve pit them against the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus, as well as the previous generation of Galaxy phones. Now it’s time to see how they stack up against the other main Android player, as New Atlas compares the specs and features of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL.
Both of Google’s latest phones are slightly shorter and narrower than their Galactic counterparts. In the thickness department Samsung’s devices have bulked up a bit since last year, making the Galaxy S9 and S9+ the chunkiest flagships of all the major companies.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are also substantially heavier than the Pixels, to the equivalent of lugging around a bit of extra change.
The Galaxy S9 line is made of glass front and back, ringed in aluminum. The Pixel 2 range is sticking with the aluminum backing, which is one less surface to crack should you drop it.