Advantages of Google Pixel 2 over Apple iPhone 8
iPhone 8 (left) and Google Pixel 2 (right)
Google has just launched the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. It’s no surprise that the pricing of Google’s phones directly hits iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. There are a few common features in both Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 8. Both are IP67 certified, which means, they are water and dust resistant. Sadly, both phones lack headphone jack.
Here are top 6 reasons to buy Google Pixel 2 over iPhone 8:
Primary Camera - Google Pixel 2 gets highly-rated, DxO score (98) for a smartphone. The same can’t be said about iPhone 8 camera because it doesn’t get the dual camera setup available in the more premium iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
HD display - Google Pixel 2 features 1920 x 1080 resolution display while iPhone 8 gets 1334 x 750 resolution. Besides, the 5-inch screen size in Pixel 2 offers slightly better viewing experience than iPhone 8.
Active Edge - Pixel 2 features Active Edge wherein user can press the side edges of the phone to activate Google Assistant and also customize other functionalities like turning off smart lights.
Always On display - Pixel 2 gets always-on display so that users can view the notifications without even needing to tap and wake the screen. This is useful for those who have the habit of checking their phone screen for notifications, too frequently. iPhone 8 doesn’t have this feature.
Front Camera - Google Pixel 2 has 8 MP front camera while iPhone 8 does with 7 MP. So, selfie images in Pixel 2 will have slightly better clarity than those of iPhone 8
Price - Google Pixel 2 unlocked version costs $649 which is $50 less than the SIM-free iPhone 8.