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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4) vs Google Pixel 2 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Google Pixel 2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 2 XSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)16Points
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)
5.6"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)vsPixel 2 (128GB)17 Advantages Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+525 PPI19%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs441 PPI
+5.6"12%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 16MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+UV radiationAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+18W71%
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
2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (25GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)22%
Lighter
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 3.7MPvs+(front) 8MP117%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Pixel 2 (128GB)
Other model namesUS Cellular Galaxy Note Edge N915R4 (CDMA)Google Pixel 2 G011A, HTC Walleye
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release dateNovember, 2014October, 2017
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)82.4 x 151.3 millimeters (3.24 x 5.96 in)69.7 x 145.7 millimeters (2.74 x 5.74 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 Pro (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor2.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (25GB available)
eMMC 5.0
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)525 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12)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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)3.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1440 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (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
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
SpO2
UV radiation
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note Edge (SM-N915R4)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.84W/kg (head) | 1.48W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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