Google Pixel 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S10+: Can 1 camera stand up to 3?

Google Pixel 3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S10+: Can 1 camera stand up to 3?

The Samsung Galaxy S10 finally started showing up on doorsteps and in stores last week. Samsung launched three Galaxy S10 models, but the biggest and best is the Galaxy S10+. Similarly, Google launched multiple size variants last year. How does Samsung’s best compare to the Pixel 3 XL? Joshua from Pocketnow compared the two flagship devices in the video below. You may not be surprised to learn that the Galaxy S10+’s hardware is superior, but the camera comparison is pretty close.

Pixel 3 XL XDA Forum Galaxy S10+ XDA Forum

SpecsPixel 3 XLSamsung Galaxy S10+
Display6.3-inch 1440×2960 (18.5:9) OLED6.4-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 19:9 (522ppi)
Size158 x 76.6 x 7.9 mm, 184g74.1 x 157.6 x 7.8mm, 175g
(Ceramic: 198g)
System-on-chipQualcomm Snapdragon 845Snapdragon 855/Exynos 9820
Storage Capacity64GB/128GB, no microSD card slot128GB/512GB/1TB
+ MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)
Speaker SystemFront-facing stereo speakersStereo speakers
Headphone JackNoYes, 3.5mm
Front Camera(s)Sony IMX355 (Dual 8.1MP where the primary lens is f/1.8 and secondary is a wide-angle lens with f/2.2 and a 97-degree field of view) Dual Camera
– UHD Selfie: 10MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.9 (80°)
– RGB Depth: 8MP FF, F2.2 (90°)
Rear Cameras– Sony IMX363 (12.2MP f/1.8, 1.4μm)
– Dual Pixel Autofocus (PDAF), Zero Shutter Lag (ZSL), Rapid and Accurate Image Super-Resolution (RAISR)
Triple Camera with Dual OIS
– Telephoto: 12MP AF, F2.4, OIS (45°)
– Wide-angle: 12MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, OIS (77°)
– Ultra Wide: 16MP FF, F2.2 (123°)
– 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
Battery Capacity3,430 mAh4100 mAh
Wireless ChargingYesYes, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, Wireless Power Share
Fast ChargingYesYes, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
BiometricsFingerprint scanner, rearUltrasonic In-display Fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor
Water and Dust ResistanceIP68IP68
SoftwareAndroid PieAndroid Pie with One UI

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Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

Former Managing Editor at XDA-Developers. Lover of all things with displays.