Both the Pixel 2 XL and the Apple iPhone X are on sale for $ 849 for the former and $ 999 for the latter, while the screen size for the iPhone X is 5.8 inches and the Pixel 2 XL is 6 inches.
Internally, the iPhone X has a custom Apple-designed A11 bionic processor, while the Pixel 2 XL features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. In the original benchmark, the iPhone X performed better than the Pixel 2 XL, but the difference in processor and GPU speeds was less obvious in actual use. However, when it comes to intensive tasks, iPhone X performance will easily surpass Pixel 2 XL.
Both devices are equipped with OLED display, but the iPhone X display better performance. Pixel 2 XL has been plagued by serious display issues that have been the headlines in the past few weeks, including the burning screen and weird color variations.
Both the iPhone X and the Pixel 2 XL are equipped with an impressive webcam and take some stunning photos, but the Pixel 2 XL's single webcam does a lot of the iPhone X dual webcam's job. The iPhone X comes with a 12-megapixel dual rear camera, one with a f / 1.8 wide-angle lens and the other with a f / 2.4 telephoto lens, while the Pixel 2 XL is equipped with only a f / 1.8 12-megapixel camera.
As for the front camera, Pixel 2 XL is equipped with a f / 2.4 8 megapixel camera, while the iPhone X is equipped with a f / 2.2 7 megapixel camera, along with an additional infrared camera, sensor and point projector, To support Face ID. TrueDepth camera system is one of the iPhone X biggest bright spots.
Face ID has proven to be largely fast and accurate, which makes it even better than fingerprint sensing, while the Pixel 2 XL continues to provide fingerprint sensors. Active Edge is Pixel 2 XL's featured feature that lets users quickly activate the Google Assistant by squeezing the side of the device. Speaking of Google Assistant, this is another aspect of the Pixel 2 XL that has advantages over iPhone X, and many people think Google Assistant is more useful than Siri.
Pixel 2 XL has a higher battery capacity and longer battery life, but it does not offer the same Qi wireless charging feature as iPhone X. Pixel 2 XL is charging via the USB-C connector, while iPhone X continues to use the Lightning connector for cable charging. Both devices do not have a headphone jack, because Google began to follow Apple's footsteps, choose to rely entirely on wireless technology.
So which device is better? We can hardly find the answer to this question. iPhone X and Pixel 2 XL use a completely different platform, and they are the best smartphones in their category. There are some things that Pixel 2 XL can do better than iPhone X, and in some ways iPhone X outperforms Pixel 2 XL. So which phone to choose depends on your favorite ecosystem - iOS or Android.