Comparison between:
- Google Pixel 2
- Google Pixel 3
- Google Pixel 4
- Google Pixel 4 XL

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Google Pixel 2Google Pixel 3Google Pixel 4Google Pixel 4 XL
Google Pixel 2
Prices
Google Pixel 3
Prices
Google Pixel 4
Prices
Google Pixel 4 XL
Prices
Model aliasPixel2Pixel3G020I
G020M
G020N
GA01188-US
GA01187-US
GA01189-US
GA01191-US
GA01189-US
G020JG020P
G020Q
GA01181-US
GA01182-US
GA01180-US

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width69.7 mm
6.97 cm
0.23 ft
2.74 in
68.2 mm
6.82 cm
0.22 ft
2.69 in
68.8 mm
6.88 cm
0.23 ft
2.71 in
75.1 mm
7.51 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
Height145.7 mm
14.57 cm
0.48 ft
5.74 in
145.6 mm
14.56 cm
0.48 ft
5.73 in
147.1 mm
14.71 cm
0.48 ft
5.79 in
160.4 mm
16.04 cm
0.53 ft
6.31 in
Thickness7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight143 g
0.32 lbs
5.04 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
162 g
0.36 lbs
5.71 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
Volume79.21 cm³
4.81 in³
78.45 cm³
4.76 in³
82.99 cm³
5.04 in³
98.78 cm³
6 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Blue
Black
White
Not pink
Oh So Orange
Just Black
Clearly White
Oh So Orange
Just Black
Clearly White
Body materialsAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP67IP68IP68IPX8

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
Embedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded SIM (eSIM) supporteSIMeSIM

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC10)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC10)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B46)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B46)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 18 (DL)
LTE Cat 13 (UL)
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 18 (DL)
LTE Cat 13 (UL)
--5CA
4x4 MIMO
5CA
4x4 MIMO

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.0.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 10Android 10

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Process technology10 nm10 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.35 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.5 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 3851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
--
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2350 MHz2500 MHz2840 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU frequency710 MHz710 MHz--
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB6 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz2133 MHz2133 MHz
--Titan M Security Module
Pixel Neural Core
Titan M Security Module
Pixel Neural Core

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyAMOLEDOLEDOLEDOLED
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.35 in
59.8 mm
5.98 cm
2.44 in
61.98 mm
6.2 cm
2.7 in
68.5 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.97 in
126.25 mm
12.63 cm
5.15 in
130.84 mm
13.08 cm
5.69 in
144.62 mm
14.46 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.111:12.111:12.111:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels1080 x 2280 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
612 ppi
240 ppcm
443 ppi
174 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area68.08 %76.28 %80.39 %82.5 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
95% DCI-P3
Display manufacturer - LG Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
100% DCI-P3
HDR
Ambient EQ
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-on Display
100000:1
90 Hz refresh rate
HDR (UHDA certification)
Ambient EQ
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-on Display
100000:1
90 Hz refresh rate
HDR (UHDA certification)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer
Magnetometer
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1075Active Edge
Motion Sense (Soli radar)
Active Edge
Motion Sense (Soli radar)

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX363 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS--
Sensor format1/2.6"1/2.55"1/2.55"1/2.55"
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.7f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.47 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.44 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-76 °77 °77 °
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 52° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 45 mm (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
OIS (#2)
EIS (#2)
2x optical zoom (#2)
Spectral Sensor
Flicker Sensor
Dual Pixel Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 52° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 45 mm (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
OIS (#2)
EIS (#2)
2x optical zoom (#2)
Spectral Sensor
Flicker Sensor

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX355 Exmor--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS--
Sensor format-1/3.2"--
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/2.4f/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.38 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.97 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-75 °90 °90 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)--
OISOIS
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 19 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 97° (#2)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP
2 NIR cameras
NIR flood emitter
NIR dot projector
2 NIR cameras
NIR flood emitter
NIR dot projector

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter
3 microphones
Active noise cancellation
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
3 microphones
Active noise cancellation
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MIMO2x2 MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.13.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2700 mAh2915 mAh2800 mAh3700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology--USB Power Delivery 2.0USB Power Delivery 2.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless charging - 10 WQi wireless chargingQi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--1.19 W/kg1.17 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--1.39 W/kg1.39 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.93 W/kg1.34 W/kg1.2 W/kg1.35 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg1.34 W/kg1.34 W/kg1.2 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresActive Edge---
 Google Pixel 2Google Pixel 3Google Pixel 4Google Pixel 4 XL