Who said Apple’s iPhone X was the lone wolf in India’s ever-growing consumer market for high-end smartphones?
In September 2017, Apple marked its 10-year anniversary by giving its fans and loyalists the iPhone X which had radical changes.
Out of the box, the iPhone X can only be unlocked by the user’s retina match which definitely takes the device at a place which belongs to none.
Last October, the monopoly of Apple was ended as tech giant Google released its flagship Pixel 2 XL smartphone to give a head to head competition.
Google’s Pixel 2 XL will be the flagship carriers for Android 8.0 Oreo, and will certainly be hugely popular amongst fans of Google’s mobile operating system.
A comparison of some of the basic technical specifications between the two will make it easier for the prospect.
Apple iPhone X has by far the biggest screen across all iPhone with a 5.8-inch display with a screen resolution of 2436×1125 (458 pixels per inch). But alas, it just got beat by Google’s massive 6-inch Pixel 2 XL with 2880 × 1440 (538 ppi).
The Pixel 2 XL features a 4 GB Random Access Memory (RAM) beating the iPhone X out rightly that sports a 3GB RAM.
The iPhone X sports a 12 MP (f/1.8 wide angle and f/2.4 telephoto) camera which captures great images in low light. It has the best camera by far among all previous iPhone models.
The 12.2 MP camera of Pixel 2 XL scores higher on the report card with the second sensor’s improved portrait shots and lightning features.
The iPhone X scores higher than the Pixel 2 XL as it offers 256 GB storage as the upper limit as against 128 GB by Pixel XL 2.
Both the gadgets feature powerful processors. The iPhone X comes with a 64-bit A11 hexacore Bionic chip with Embedded M11 motion coprocessor.
Whereas the Google Pixel 2 XL is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, a high-performance octa-core processor which makes multitasking looks like child’s play.
Battery and Price:
All is well that ends well goes the saying and fits best for the Pixel 2 XL. With a massive 3520 mAh battery and with a starting price of Rs 73,000 the Pixel 2 XL edges over the iPhone X’s 2716 mAh battery that comes with a price tag of Rs 89,000 for the 64 GB variant.
At the end, it is the consumer who stands to benefit with a choice.