Google Pixel Vs Samsung Galaxy S8

As Samsung has launched its Galaxy S8, the smartphone of the year, there are few different dynamics this time around as compared to the previous time. Now there is a new competitor in the market I the form of Google and its premium Pixel smartphone. Which of these two Android phones are better for you. We have come with a small guide that will tell you about the some of the differences between these two smartphones that will help you in choosing the best one for you.


The Galaxy S8 has the display of 5.8 inches diagonally and Pixel has 5 inches display diagonally. The resolution of S8 along with its Quad HD + is 2,960 x 1,440, Super AMOLED display. Google also has AMOLED display with the resolution of 1929 x 1080. Both the displays are curved on the front left and right sides. Pixel has 2.5D curve while S8 has more gradual curve that tappers over the edges of the phone. For more information, take Google Pixel Support.

Overall size

The measurement of the Galaxy S8 is 5.86 x 2.68 inches while he Pixel measures 5.6 x 2.7. The S8 is not too much bigger than Pixel. The thickness of Pixel is 0.33 of an inch versus the thickness of S8 of 0.31 of an inch.


The S8 uses the newest Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 835. The chip that has been used for Qualcomm has eight cores, out of which four is for heavy processing and other four for intensive tasks. Pixel uses the previous generation chip from Qualcomm the Snapdragon 821. The speed difference between both the phones may not be highly noticeable. But you get an improved battery life and a smaller processing footprint inside the phone in S8 due to Snapdragon 835. Google Pixel Help can be taken in case you need any help.

RAM & Storage

Both Galaxy S8 and Google Pixel Setup have 4GB of Ram and it is more than as compared to iPhone 7. The Pixel comes in two models in terms of storage with 32 GB and 128 GB. But Samsung S8 has only one version that offers 64 GB of storage.

Battery Life

Samsung hasn’t disclosed any estimate regarding the battery life of S8 but it is expected to drain out slower as compared to Pixel. Samsung has included 3.000m Ah battery in S8 and Pixel has 2.770m Ah battery. But Samsung has advantage of Snapdragon 835 that improves the battery life.


The S8 has an advantage when it comes to both drops and exposure to water. S8 comes outfitted with Gorilla Glass 5 which promises to protect the screen shattering against the fall from the height of 1.6 meters almost 5.2 feet. The Pixel comes with Gorilla Glass 4 which promises drop protection and shattering protection just from 1 meter almost 3.3 feet of height. S8 comes with the IP68 ratings and Pixel comes with IP53 ratings. For more information, you can take Google Pixel Com Support.


Pixel comes with 12.3 megapixels’ rear camera where a S8 comes with 12 megapixels’ rear camera. The S8 features the dual-pixel camera technology whereas Pixel features HDR+ and advanced stabilization.

Price and Availability

The Galaxy S8 is more expensive than Pixel. Till now no pricing has been revealed by Samsung yet but the Verizon will sell S8 for the retail price of $720, while AT & T and T-Mobile will sell it at $750. Pixel has the starting price of $649 for 32GB storage version and $749 for 128 GB storage version.