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Pixel 8 Pro
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Galaxy S24
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Advantages of the Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Excellent for taking photos
  • Very good for recording videos
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S24
  • Very good battery life
  • Very good display quality
  • Best in class performance

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

9.1
Pixel 8 Pro
Galaxy S24
8.4
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has excellent overall camera quality, while the Samsung Galaxy S24 has very good overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

9.3
Pixel 8 Pro
Galaxy S24
8.5
The Google Pixel 8 Pro takes excellent photos, while the Samsung Galaxy S24 takes very good photos.

Screen Size

The Google Pixel 8 Pro has a screen size of 6.7 inches and the Samsung Galaxy S24 is 6.2 inches.
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Key similarities

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Video Quality

8.0
Pixel 8 Pro
Galaxy S24
7.9
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Google Pixel 8 Pro to have very good videos, while the Samsung Galaxy S24 takes good videos.

Battery

7.8 Hours
Pixel 8 Pro
Galaxy S24
8.0 Hours
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has 7.8 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S24 has 8 hours of battery life.

Cost

$799
Pixel 8 Pro
Galaxy S24
$800
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$400

$600

$800

$1,000

$1,200

The Google Pixel 8 Pro has a price of $799 and the Samsung Galaxy S24 costs $800.

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How the Google Pixel 8 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S24 compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Google Pixel 8 ProSamsung Galaxy S24
Google Pixel 8 ProSamsung Galaxy S24

GENERAL

Price
$799
$800
Brand
GoogleSamsung
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
October 12, 2023January 24, 2024

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"6.2"
Resolution
2992 x 13442340 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
489416
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
TensorG3SD8G3
Internal Storage
128 GB128 GB
RAM
12 GB8 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
9.1/108.5/10
Photos Score
9.3/108.5/10
Videos Score
8/107.9/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Super TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
50 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.8 Hours8 Hours
Battery Capacity
5050 mAh4000 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
23 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (5 watts)Yes (4.5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.4" x 3.01"5.79" x 2.78"
Weight
7.51 oz5.89 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.35.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
76e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78 (SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 276

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
Yes (Except Verizon Models)No
Color
Bay, Porcelain, ObsidianSandstone Orange, Onyx Black, Marble Gray, Cobalt Violet, Amber Yellow, Jade Green, Sapphire Blue
Stock Android
YesNo
SD Card
NoNo

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The Guardian

Samuel Gibbs | October 2023
"The screen, body, performance and battery life are all good. The Pixel has a distinctive look that elevates it from the many of the competition, too. It has a really great camera system, with an array of advanced AI-infused editing tools that blur the line between what’s real and what’s fake. But the biggest upgrade is in the full seven years of software support, bringing the Pixel up to par with Apple and outlasting all but the Fairphone 5 on the Android side."

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About Google

Google can be considered a relatively new player in the smartphone industry, joining as late as 2016 with their phone, the Google Pixel. Since then, the Pixel lineup has undergone many changes, but it has always been characterized by a focus on photography and clean software, by providing a pure Android experience. By virtue of Google being the creator of the Android operating system, Pixels are known for receiving timely software updates and for being supported with updates for a long time. Additionally, over the past few generations of devices, Google started designing their own processors. This allowed for the implementation of unique software features that are not present in any other phone, such as automatic call screening and unique voice transcribing capabilities.

About Samsung

Samsung is one of the most recognizable names in the smartphone industry, standing as the undisputed best-selling brand of Android smartphones in the United States for many years now. Samsung is known for offering a variety of smartphones in all available price points, as well as for implementing cutting-edge technology and innovative features in their flagship devices, ones that often shape the market going forward. The company offers its own unique spin on Android, called One UI, which focuses on offering a multitude of features and is heavily customizable, according to user preference.

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