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OnePlus 8 Pro (128GB) vs Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between OnePlus 8 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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OnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)
6.78"
AMOLED

1440x3168

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4510
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Compare OnePlus 8 Pro X
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)

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8 Pro (128GB)22 Advantages OnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)vsPixel 2 XL (128GB)4 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+Fluid AMOLEDAdvantage
Fluid AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1440x3168 pixels10%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2880 pixels
+6.78"13%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 48MP + 8MP + 5MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.43" inches78%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4510 mAh28%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3520 mAh
+30W186%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10.5W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
513 PPIvs+537 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

31 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (114GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dual-LED flash
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Model8 Pro (128GB)Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Other model namesOnePlus 8 Pro 5G (128GB + 8GB RAM)Google Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG Taimen
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandOnePlusGoogle
Release dateApril, 2020October, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.3 x 165.3 millimeters (2.93 x 6.51 in)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)OnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Display typeFluid AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.78" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3168 pixels (19.8:9)1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)513 PPI537 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1300 nits, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18
VoLTE

Europe model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46)

America model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

India model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

China model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA

Europe model:
(Bands 1, 3, 7, 28, 78)

America model:
(Bands 2, 5, 41, 66, 71)

India model:
(Bands 78)

China model:
(Bands 41, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
48MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/2.0"0.8µmPDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
5MP depthf/2.4
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.43" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm pixel
MultimediaOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, SBASA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, Ultramarine Blue
- OxygenOS 10.0
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Warp Charge 30T (50% in 23min)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4510 mAh3520 mAh
Charger, watts30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging
30W Qi wireless charging
3W Reverse wireless charging between devices
10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateOnePlus 8 Pro (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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