Comparison between:
- Google Pixel 2 XL
- Vernee Apollo

Brand and model

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

Google Pixel 2 XLVernee Apollo
Google Pixel 2 XL
Prices
Vernee Apollo
Prices
Model aliasPixel2 XL-

Design

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

Width76.7 mm
7.67 cm
0.252 ft
3.02 in
75.6 mm
7.56 cm
0.248 ft
2.976 in
Height157.9 mm
15.79 cm
0.518 ft
6.217 in
152 mm
15.2 cm
0.499 ft
5.984 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume95.68 cm³
5.81 in³
106.87 cm³
6.49 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gray
Gold
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP67-

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-SIM / microSD
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
Embedded SIM (eSIM) support-

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
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
-
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
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 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

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 6

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 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat

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 MSM8998MediaTek Helio X25 (MT6797T)
Process technology10 nm20 nm
CPU4x 2.35 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2802x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.55 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
-
CPU cores810
CPU frequency2350 MHz2500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-T880 MP4
GPU cores-4
GPU frequency710 MHz850 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
-eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyP-OLEDIPS
Diagonal size6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2880 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density537 ppi
211 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area76.96 %72.8 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
100% DCI-P3
Wide Color Gamut
Dragontrail glass
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
95% NTSC
VR headset support

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
Fingerprint
Hall

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 IMX230 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
Sensor format1/2.6"-
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor-5.78
ISO-100 - 1600
Aperturef/1.8f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.47 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.5 mm
20.23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3924 pixels
15.82 MP
5344 x 4016 pixels
21.46 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
-

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 IMX219PQ Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor size-3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
Crop factor-9.42
Aperturef/2.4f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.38 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-84 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
OIS-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter
-

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

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
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MiMO-

Bluetooth

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

Version5.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
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 jackNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
MP4
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.

Capacity3520 mAh3180 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
7 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

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 (USA)1 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresActive Edge-
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