With the Google Pixel 3 XL release date only a few days away buyers have a tough choice to make. Get Google’s latest phone or buy something like the impressive Galaxy Note 9 instead. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know and how these two phones compare by the numbers. That way you’ll know which one to get.
These are two big-screen phones that each have a very different approach to the design, features and software. They’re both great options, just know that the experience is vastly different between the two.
As you probably know, the Galaxy Note 9 looks almost exactly like the Note 8 from last year, but it’s a completely new phone. And, the Pixel 3 XL is nearly identical to the model it’s replacing also. Basically, both phones look like last years versions, but they’re better in every way. You can expect good battery life, the latest software, excellent cameras, big screens and more.
There are plenty of excellent Android smartphones available right now. However, if you want a big screen and the best experience the Galaxy Note 9 and Pixel 3 XL should be a the top of your list. Even if the LG V40 and OnePlus 6T are coming soon.
Trying to decide which one to buy is no easy task. That said, our information should help you decide if the Pixel 3 XL is even worth the short wait, or if you should just go get a Note 9 today. Do you want a big screen or need the S-Pen stylus? Do you prefer stock Android? Are you ok with the notch? We’ll cover that and more in the slideshow below.
Both phones have pros and cons, including high price tags, and this comes down to what each user needs the most. Without further delay, here’s everything you need to know about these two phones so you can make the right choice.